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Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry is back in business

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videoAfter a two-month hiatus for repairs, the ferry is running again. The closing did not sit well with local business owners, as is meant fewer people making the trek to Southport. Full story...
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Murrills stop by WWAY before heading off to Grammy Awards

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A Wilmington family turned gospel group is getting ready for this weekend's Grammy awards. The Murrills' debut album "Family Prayer" is nominated for Best Contemporary R-and-B Gospel Album at Sunday's awards show in Los Angeles. Full story...
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NC authorities arrest 73 in cockfighting raid

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North Carolina authorities say 73 people have been arrested after Randolph County sheriff's deputies raided a cockfighting operation. Full story...
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Officials: Faulty outlet caused NC fraternity fire

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Officials say a faulty electrical outlet caused the fire last week that gutted a fraternity house annex at East Carolina University. Full story...
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Carowinds attracts 3 times as many job seekers

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Officials at Carowinds say about 3,400 people have already applied for jobs at the amusement park, triple the usual number for this time of year. Full story...
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Fire sweeps through NC furniture plant

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Fire has burned a furniture plant in western North Carolina, but there was no immediate report of injuries. Full story...
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State holds meeting on ozone standards

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The state Division of Air Quality is holding the last of several meetings on the designation of areas not attaining the federal ozone standard in the state. Full story...
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Burr visiting Guantanamo with fellow GOP senators

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North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr is visiting the Guantanamo Bay prison camp. Full story...
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Many gathered Sunday to mourn the death of Alton Corey Vann

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videoInvestigators continue to search for clues about who killed a 20-year-old man early Thursday morning in New Hanover County while friends and family cope with the loss. Full story...
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It was a Super Sunday for many local Steelers fans

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videoThe Pittsburgh Steelers rallied to beat the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 last night. WWAY’s John Rendleman, attended a colorful Steelers tailgate party that moved inside once the game started. Full story...
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Tregembo Zoo's "Woodchuck" Day

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videoMonday at the Tregembo Zoo will be all about shadow. No we are not talking about shadow the lack leopard, but the shadow of groundhog Monkey Junction Mike. Full story...
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Coach Yow mural defaced at NC State

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A mural painted in NC State University's Free Expression Tunnel to honor women's basketball coach Kay Yow was defaced over the weekend. Full story...
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North Carolina has a shortage of dentists

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Too many North Carolina residents either can not afford to visit a dentist or can not find one where they live, and health leaders are warning that the situation will likely get worse. Full story...
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Cameron Art Museum goes Toy Crazy

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The Toy Crazy exhibit is open for kids of all ages at the Cameron Art Museum. More than 200 vintage trinkets and toys are on display. Full story...
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Hold up part of a plan to get deported

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A Wilmington man staged a hold up, but apparently never intended to rob the Scotchman on Carolina Beach Road; instead, deputies said it was a ploy to get deported. Full story...
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