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Business booming for many this Memorial Day weekend

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videoMany vacationers are trying to save money by cutting travel expenses this year, but for the beach businesses some budgeting has been a blessing in disguise. Full story...
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American Legion Post 10 hosts memorial

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Veterans attended a service at the New Hanover County War Memorial Monday afternoon. American Legion Post 10 hosted the event at the site in Hugh MacRae Park. Full story...
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Cue Center fundraiser held in conjunction with National Missing Person's Day

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Along with Memorial Day, today is National Missing Person's Day. Members of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office helped spread awareness. They handed out free child ID kits and safety information at the Wal-Mart on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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What's Happening: Memorial Day events

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videoThis weekend, many people are gearing up for the beach and barbeques. Others will spend time focusing on the true meaning of the holiday. WWAY’s Marcy Cuevas runs down a list of Memorial Day observances taking place. Full story...
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Carolina Beach swimmer doesn't return to shore

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The search continued Saturday night for a missing swimmer, last seen off of Carolina Beach. Crews from all over our area, even Georgia and South Carolina, began searching, both in the water and from the air. Full story...
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Southport death now considered murder

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What was being called a suspicious death of a 62-year-old Southport woman is now being ruled a homicide.

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Scouts honor fallen soldiers

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Local cub and boy scouts honored all of the fallen soldiers at the Wilmington National Cemetery on Saturday. The troops placed small flags by each of the grave markers to honor the men and women who have given their lives in battle. Full story...
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Area farmers market gets financial boost

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Some people in Shallotte spent part of their Memorial Day weekend shopping. The Shallotte Farmers Market is now into its third week. It recently received a grant for more $24,000 from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund. Full story...
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Star light, star bright

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Stargazers in Sunset Beach now have some new hi-tech equipment to help them learn about the cosmos. The Ingram Planetarium held its seasonal grand re-opening today. While closed, the planetarium upgraded. It now has a Sci-dome HD Digital Projection System. The planetarium is now the third in the world to have the technology. Full story...
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Honoring a soldier and a father

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videoOn Memorial Day, national cemeteries throughout the country decorate the grounds with flags of all sizes. Saturday, Anna Allegretto had the chance to honor Clyde Rose, a fallen soldier very close to her heart. Full story...
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Unwelcome visitors invade Salvation Army

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videoA local shelter has some very unwelcome residents - bed bugs. The Salvation Army has been trying to get rid of them, but some residents said, that can't happen soon enough. Full story...
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Strawberry farms hit by economy and weather

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videoColumbus County is well known throughout North Carolina for it's strawberry farms. But with people buying less of the locally grown fruit, farmers are starting to question if they'll really have their strawberry fields forever. Full story...
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Three swimmers caught in rip current off Carolina Beach

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videoA beautiful start to the Memorial Day weekend turned quick for a group of swimmers. Three swimmers got caught in a rip current at Carolina Beach. It just so happened, Friday was the first day lifeguards were on duty. Full story...
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Holiday travel expected to be busy at ILM

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Many travelers will be flying to their holiday destination. Things were running smoothly at ILM Friday, thanks to cooperative weather. Full story...
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Wilmington city pools to open for swimmers; one remains closed

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New Hanover County pools will be open to swimmers Saturday, with one exception. The Northside Pool on Bess Street will remain closed for the summer season. Full story...
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