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Wounded Warrior gets special ride

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Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Samuel Schoenheit was shot in the head in Afghanistan in 2008. His right side was paralyzed, but after years of intense therapy, he can walk and drive his brand new truck. It's compliments of the Semper Fi Fund and Jeff Gordon Chevrolet. Full story...
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Water Quality Swimming Alert issued for site at Holden Beach

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The alert affects waters at the public beach access located at the east end of Holden Beach. Samples collected yesterday show test results of 111 enterococci per 100 milliliters of water, which exceeds the state and federal single-sample standard of 104 enterococci per 100 milliliters for Tier 1 high usage sites. Swimming areas are classified based on recreational use and are referred to as tiers. Full story...
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Bond hearing scheduled for B.J. Wright

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A judicial source tells WWAY the hearing is about posting bond. A judge has required that whoever posts Wright's bond appear before the court and explain why. Full story...
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Topsail recall bill passes Senate

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The North Carolina Senate has given final approval to a bill that would let voters in Topsail Beach recall town leaders. Full story...
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Attorney: Airlines should be held accountable

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An attorney says Muslim religious leaders who were wrongly kicked off two commercials flights as they tried to travel to a national conference in Charlotte are receiving hundreds of e-mails and messages of support. Full story...
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Evangelist Graham in good spirits at NC hospital

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Officials say evangelist Billy Graham is in good spirits, watching television and joking with staff at the hospital where he's being treated for pneumonia. Full story...
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Driver sentenced for drunk driving crash that killed man standing in yard

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A Columbus County man will spend at least a dozen years behind bars for killing a man with his pick-up last year. Full story...
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Second wave of mystery pelican deaths hits Topsail Beach

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The American Bird Conservancy says a second wave of mysterious pelican injuries and deaths has occurred in the past several weeks at Topsail Island following earlier incidents about six months ago in which about 250 pelicans died as a result of still-undetermined causes. Full story...
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Governor to visit Belville Elementary

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Gov. Bev Perdue will visit Belville Elementary School near Leland today. Communities in Schools of Brunswick County says the governor will be at the school around 3:30 p.m. to visit its After School program. Full story...
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Remembering fallen officers

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Local police departments and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office will pause tonight to remember their fallen comrades. Full story...
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