Lake Waccamaw
Treatment to fight hydrilla in Lake Waccamaw set to start
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/30/2013 - 9:18am.

videoTreatment will start next month to fight what the state calls a significant hydrilla infestation at Lake Waccamaw State Park, according to the NC Division of Parks and Recreation.

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Return to sender: USPS decides to hold off on cutting hours at several area post offices
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/10/2013 - 7:29am.

videoAfter announcing Thursday that it would scale back hours at several post offices in southeastern North Carolina, the Postal Service reversed course Thursday night.

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Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 4:50pm.

videoThe 5th Annual Southern Farm Days is happening this weekend. The festival features exhibits and activities that showcase why life on a Carolina farm is so great.

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Non-native plants threatening area ecosystem
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sun, 01/27/2013 - 7:15pm.

video From the backyards of Wilmington to the waters of Lake Waccamaw environmentalists are spreading the message of invasive species faster than Kudzu.

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Accident involving 18-wheeler keeps crews busy for hours overnight
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 7:40am.

An accident involving an 18-wheeler kept crews busy overnight on US 74 near Lake Waccamaw.

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Public meeting will consider hydrilla infestation at Lake Waccamaw State Park
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 10:48am.

video Hydrilla is a submerged aquatic plant that can create nearly impenetrable mats of stems and leaves on a lake’s surface. An invasive species from central Africa, hydrilla impedes recreational use of waterways, crowds out native vegetation and can ultimately harm fish and other aquatic species. Its spread is often attributed to boats that are trailered from one lake to another.

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'Take the Lake' to get in shape
Submitted by wway news on Sun, 09/02/2012 - 6:32pm.

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'Take the Lake' to get in shape
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sun, 09/02/2012 - 5:26pm.

For most of us Labor Day is a day of rest, but one Columbus County community is using it as a way to get in

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Boys & Girls Homes give teen moms in need place to adjust to new role
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 08/24/2012 - 3:58pm.

Teen moms in Columbus County may soon get a helping hand in their new life. The Boys and Girls Home in Lake Waccamaw is in the process of opening a home, where pregnant teens in DSS care can live with their baby, while learning how to be a parent despite a lack of role models.

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