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Together 48 years, couple fights NC marriage ban
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:28am.

Same-sex marriage is one step closer to being legal in North Carolina. And for one elderly couple, time is of the essence.

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Educators, supporters protest along busy Wilmington road
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 3:22pm.

videoWilmington area teachers and their supporters took a stand for education today. Decked out in red, they stood along South College Road near UNCW at lunchtime to make a statement about what they call the disrespectful actions of the General Assembly toward students and educators.

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New Hanover GOP picks Lee to fill Goolsby's Senate seat
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 9:48pm.

videoElection Day is still more than two months away, but Michael Lee should soon be New Hanover County's new state senator.

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Paper or plastic? In Carolina Beach, you could no longer have an option
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 5:15pm.

videoCarolina Beach is taking the lead on an environmental effort to "rise above plastic." Town council will discuss a possible ordinance against plastic bags tonight. After decades of public education, the Cape Fear Surf Rider Foundation says it's time for action.

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New Hanover Co. moves forward with comprehensive planning
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:03pm.

videoNew Hanover County is announcing the first phase of its Comprehensive Plan to citizens today. It is focused on crafting policies that will shape new hanover county over the next 25 years.

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Commissioners discuss school bond, Scotts Hill helipad
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:38pm.

video Some New Hanover County residents sounded off on some big issues. Among the items that were on the New Hanover County Commission's agenda, public hearings on a proposed $160 million bond for schools and a plan to build a medical helicopter landing pad near the Pender County line.

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Hunt visits for Redenbaugh campaign fundraiser
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sun, 08/10/2014 - 6:34pm.

videoNC Senate candidate Elizabeth Redenbaugh held a fundraiser at The River Room Saturday evening with former Gov. Jim Hunt.

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Kay Hagan rallies supporters in Wilmington
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sun, 08/10/2014 - 6:25pm.

videoUS Senator Kay Hagan rallied supporters in Wilmington Saturday. The Democrat spoke with supporters about her opponent, NC House Speaker Thom Tillis, and his impact on education in North Carolina.

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Port City reacts to new voting rules
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:12pm.

videoNew voting rules will be in effect this November. That's the word today from a federal judge who denied a motion seeking to hold the election under old rules until a trial next year.

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Judge: NC vote can be held with GOP-backed changes
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 5:43pm.

A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina's November election can be held under new voting rules drafted last year by Republican lawmakers.

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