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Fort Fisher

EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: North Carolina Aquarium

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videoHave you been to the North Carolina Aquarium out at Fort Fisher lately? If not, you're missing out! Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Captain of Coffee Tables

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videoThe 'Captain of Coffee Tables' is in the spotlight as our Extraordinary Person of the Week. His latest venture is a fresh take on the Fort Fisher Hermit. Full story...
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Fort Fisher lesson on artillery packs firepower

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videoPeople traveled from all over to Fort Fisher Saturday for summer program "Waves of Fire and Smoke and Deadly Showers of Cast Iron: Artillery at Fort Fisher" that taught not only the history of the fort, but the important part artillery had on the fort during The Civil War. Full story...
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Happening tomorrow: Carolina Beach Music Festival

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videoThe 29th Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival brings fun in the sun to the boardwalk Saturday. The music starts at 11 a.m. with the Band of Oz followed by the Embers and then Jim Quick. Bring your towel and cooler to groove to the tunes at the Beach Stage on the historic Carolina Beach Boardwalk, but remember no glass containers or pets are allowed. Full story...
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Search continues for body of swimmer missing since Saturday

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videoThe search continues for the body of a swimmer who went missing Saturday at Carolina Beach. Now the SABLE and Brunswick County Sheriff's helicopters have joined in the search. Full story...
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Marines make historical march

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videoMore than 150 Marines descended on Carolina Beach for a 9-mile hike to learn detailed lessons about the Civil War. Full story...
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NCDOT sets hearings to discuss proposed ferry toll hikes

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The NCDOT has scheduled four public meetings next month, including one in Southport, to discuss establishing or changing rates for some of the state's ferries. Full story...
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Fort Fisher commemorates 149th anniversary

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videoFt. Fisher commemorates the 149th anniversary of its pivotal civil war battle. Period clothing and uniforms were all the rage as visitors experienced living history. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher midday ferry runs canceled Tuesday for ramp repairs

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videoMidday departures on the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry route have been canceled for Tuesday in order to make repairs on the ramp and gantry at the Southport Ferry Terminal. Full story...
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Work to cut ferry runs Wednesday and Thursday

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The NC Department of Transportation is cutting some midday runs on the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry next week. The schedule will be affected Wednesday and Thursday as crews complete maintenance on ferry ramps at both terminals. video Full story...
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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Lifeguard rescues family from Fort Fisher surf

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video While WWAY's Holden Kurwick was getting video of a rare sea turtle nest at Fort Fisher State Park this morning, lifeguards had to spring into action. Full story...
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As threatened sea turtle goes back to wild, rare nest found at Fort Fisher

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video It was a big day for sea turtles at fort fisher. One headed back to the wild, while a nest of one rare species has appeared for the first time. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Fort Caswell

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videoIt's the forgotten fort of our area, but Fort Caswell has a storied past. The old fort, made of brick, was built in 1828 for coastal defense, decades before its partner to the east Fort Fisher. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Rip current rescue caught on camera

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videoCaught on camera ONLY ON 3, while WWAY's Holden Kurwicki was out at Fort Fisher today shooting video, lifeguards sprang into action. Full story...
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Swim advisory posted at Fort Fisher

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video The state has posted an advisory against swimming at Fort Fisher State Park in Kure Beach. The advisory affects the Fort Fisher State Park beach access off Loggerhead Road. Full story...
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