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Easter

Via Crucis brings Easter message

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videoGone since 2008 the Hispanic prayer group at St. Mary’s Catholic Church downtown Wilmington decided this year was the year to bring back the march of the cross. It follows the Bible’s tale of the last steps of Jesus leading up to his resurrection. Full story...
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Bringing Easter to the community: one church's new approach to an annual event

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videoSaint Luke AME Zion Church took their egg hunt up a notch. They invited New Hanover County sheriff's office and other local resources to the event in an effort to strengthen the community. Full story...
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Easter comes early at the Battleship North Carolina

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videoIt was smiles all around at the Battleship North Carolina for the Easter egg hunt carnival. Kids grabbed their baskets, and put on their best running shoes to find eggs hidden throughout battleship trail. Full story...
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Kids search for Easter eggs at Halyburton Park

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videoBaskets prepared, faces painted, and eggs hidden among the trees. Easter came early for a bubbling bunch of kids at Halyburton Park. Full story...
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MLK Center hosts Easter egg hunt for adults with disabilities

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videoWith Easter just around the corner, the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center gave adults with disabilities a chance to get in the spirit. Full story...
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Ash Wednesday marks lead up to Easter

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videoToday is Ash Wednesday. It's the start of the holiest period of the Christian calendar leading up to Easter. And it's why you might see some people walking around with black smudges on their foreheads. Full story...
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Bridge construction could create holiday-headache

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videoTraffic along Carolina Beach Road was backed up for miles this afternoon, and construction on the Snow's Cut Bridge is to blame. Signs directed cars to shift to the left lane over 2 miles away from the bridge, causing a stand-still in traffic. Drivers say what used to be a quick drive to and from work has turned into a headache. Full story...
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Kids of all ages attend the Battleship Easter Egg Hunt Carnival

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video Easter may not be until Sunday, but that didn't stop a lot of people from heading to the Easter Egg Hunt Carnival at the Battleship Memorial today. People came from near and far to be there. Full story...
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Fall in gas prices could spur Easter travel in NC

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AAA Carolinas thinks a 16-cent drop in gas prices and a forecast of pleasant weather could lead motorists to do some traveling during the Easter weekend. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry goes to summer schedule for Easter

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video The summer schedule will start a little earlier than planned on the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. Full story...
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Easter Bunny makes early visit to Fit for Fun

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videoEaster arrived early at Wilmington's Fit for Fun Center. Kids five and under took part in an egg hunt this morning. Full story...
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Columbus County churchgoers write New Testament along sidewalks

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videoAround 30 churches joined their congregations in downtown Whiteville Sunday for a unique Easter sunrise service. Following the service believers hit the streets, writing the New Testament (in chalk) on the sidewalks throughout the city. Full story...
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Easter & Passover memories

WWAY's on-air talent shares their favorite Easter and Passover memories.

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Soaring gas prices cracking Easter travel plans

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video With many folks getting the day off for Good Friday, this holiday weekend is usually a big one for highway travel. But with gas prices nearing $4 per gallon, many folks have altered their travel plans. Full story...
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Ash Wednesday marks start of Lent

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With Fat Tuesday over, that means the beginning of Lent for Christians around the world. And it all starts today with Ash Wednesday. Full story...
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