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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The New Hanover County Board of Education and Plaintiffs in the Michael Kelly civil case have mutually announced that they have reached a settlement to resolve claims by 14 men arising from the sexual abuse and…
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After being rained out in April, the Food Truck Rodeo is set to make a return in New Hanover County this weekend. Organized by New Hanover County Parks and Gardens, the event promises an array of culinary delights, live music, and an opportunity to support a worthy cause.
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President Joe Biden on Friday will sign an executive order that aims to bolster job opportunities for military and veteran spouses whose careers are often disrupted by their loved ones' deployments.
Gatorade has named Karli Godwin of East Columbus High School as the 2022-23 Gatorade North Carolina Softball Player
of the Year.
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- It's something that could save your life, especially if you enjoy being on the water. Thanks to a few organizations in the area, a popular…
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Parents everywhere are celebrating their graduates this week but things were bittersweet for one mom at Laney High School's graduation Thursday afternoon. DJ McLeod…
June 8, 2023
Former President Donald Trump says he’s been indicted on charges of mishandling classified documents at his Florida estate, igniting a federal prosecution that is arguably the most perilous of multiple legal threats against the former president as he seeks to reclaim the White House.
Gregory Farms and Vineyard has announced the date of their 3rd Annual Blueberry Harvest Celebration that will be full of juicy blueberries, live music and local crafts.
While each graduate received their diploma and a handshake, authorities had to cut the ceremony short due to inclement weather.
BURGAW, NC (WWAY) -- We're a little more than a week away from the North Carolina Blueberry Festival, which will be celebrating a big milestone this year. Held…
New Hanover County Schools has announced their new principal assignments for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year.
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Another wonderful weekend is right around the corner! From musical performances in the park and on the water, a celebration of mobile eaterys, and more,…
BURGAW, NC (WWAY) -- Pender County Emergency Management is welcoming a new fire marshal and she is making history. Amy Burton is the first female fire marshal in…
Members of the community gathered in Hampstead on Thursday morning to celebrate the ribbon-cutting for the new sign at Topsail Annandale Elementary School.
The Coast Guard held a special status ceremony at Station Oak Island on Wednesday morning to signify the beginning of the Cutter Bayberry being decommissioned after 69 years of active service.
At a Wednesday night meeting, the ILM Airport Authority approved a $4.6 million contract for a new parking lot.
A timeless classic is creating a buzz as it takes the stage in Wilmington.
Donald Zane Russ, 34 is accused of attacking a Columbus County Sheriff's deputy as the deputy was attempting to take him into custody.
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Wilmington Police are investigating a fatal stabbing.
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Two local food pantries will now be able to help hundreds of local residents through a special partnership. Bread for Life Senior Pantry and Episcopal…
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A man on trial for a deadly New Hanover County hit-and-run in 2019 has been found guilty. Just before noon on Friday, a jury found Richard Lesink guilty of hit and run resulting in death. …
Carolina Beach State Park got some tender-loving-care on Friday, as employee volunteers from global consulting firm Deloitte teamed up with The Plastic Ocean Project nonprofit for a full day private cleanup.
Wilmington Police say the male victim was in his vehicle on Colwell Avenue when another vehicle pulled up and shot him.
The 2023 Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) Summer Games wrapped up on June 4th in the Raleigh area.
The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) has announced that online tickets are now available for all PNC Broadway and the Beach 2023-2024 season shows.
June 7, 2023
Pender County, in collaboration with the Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO), is creating a plan for bicyclist and pedestrian safety for parts of Pender County that lie within the WMPO urban boundary.
The Wilmington Housing Authority (WHA) Board of Commissioners gave approval for the agency to partner with LINC, Inc.
Trilliam Health Resources is delivering $1,056,151 to four foster care family providers in 28 counties in North Carolina.
Starting this fall, Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) will offer a new concentration in mental health.
June 6, 2023
NCDOT typically updates the STIP every two years, but the 2024-2033 STIP was developed under unusual circumstances.
President Biden and the First Lady are expected to travel to North Carolina next week, the White House announced Saturday.
All North Carolina counties are under the alert apart from Southeastern North Carolina, which are expected to remain in the upper Code Yellow range until Tuesday at midnight.
The event's beneficiary was Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, which is a nonprofit provider of hospice, palliative, and grief care for several counties throughout the region.
If you've noticed less "beach" on parts of Wrightsville Beach, you're not alone.
June 5, 2023
UPS delivers millions more packages every day than it did just five years ago and its 350,000 unionized workers, represented by the Teamsters, still seethe about a contract they feel was forced on them in 2018.
June 2, 2023
Governor Roy Cooper has signed two bills into law concerning matters off the coast.
Fort Bragg shed its Confederate namesake Friday to become Fort Liberty in a ceremony some veterans said was a small but important step in making the U.S. Army more welcoming to current and prospective Black service members.
Three sand cat kittens were born in May at the NC Zoo.
Pat Robertson, a religious broadcaster who turned a tiny Virginia station into the global Christian Broadcasting Network, tried a run for president and helped make religion central to Republican Party politics in America through his Christian Coalition, has died. He was 93.
May 29, 2023
China plans to land astronauts on the moon before 2030, in what would be another advance in what's increasingly seen as a new space race pitting the Asian autocracy against the United States and its democratic allies.
May 20, 2023
An additional person has died in an outbreak linked to contaminated eye drops and more people are reporting they've lost their vision.
May 18, 2023
The month of May has been declared as the 2023 Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is sharing tips with the public on how riders, and drivers, can help to prevent accidents on the roads.
May 11, 2023
Peloton is recalling more than 2 million of its exercise bikes because the bike’s seat post assembly can break during use, posing fall and injury hazards.
Peru’s government will allow the extradition to the United States of the prime suspect in the unsolved 2005 disappearance of American student Natalee Holloway on the Dutch Caribbean Island of Aruba, bringing her family hope there will be justice in the case.
A 13-year-old exchanged gunfire with police during a chase through a residential neighborhood in Florida, wounding one officer and ending up in the hospital after being shot himself, officials said.
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to a California animal cruelty law that affects the pork industry, ruling that the case was properly dismissed by lower courts.
May 4, 2023
Four members of the far-right Proud Boys have been found guilty of seditious conspiracy by a jury in Washington, DC, for their roles to forcibly prevent the peaceful transfer of power from then-President Donald Trump to Joe Biden after the 2020 election.
May 1, 2023
The search in Texas for a gunman who fatally shot five neighbors with an AR-style rifle entered a third day Monday after authorities over the weekend acknowledged they had little sense of the killer's whereabouts despite a widening dragnet near Houston.
Regulators seized troubled First Republic Bank early Monday, making it the second-largest bank failure in U.S. history, and promptly sold all of its deposits and most of its assets to JPMorgan Chase in a bid to end the turmoil that has raised questions about the health of the U.S. banking system.
Days after Disney sued Florida's governor in federal court for what it described as retaliation for opposing the state's so-called “Don't Say Gay” bill, members of Disney World's governing board — made up of Gov. Ron DeSantis appointees — authorized a lawsuit Monday against the entertainment giant.
April 27, 2023
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jerry Springer, the onetime mayor and news anchor whose namesake TV show featured a three-ring circus of dysfunctional families willing to bare all on weekday afternoons including brawls, obscenities and blurred images of nudity, died Thursday at 79. At…
April 24, 2023
Fox News says it has agreed to part ways with Tucker Carlson, less than a week after settling a lawsuit over the network’s 2020 election reporting.
April 13, 2023
Students at North Carolina's flagship public university walked out of class Thursday to protest school officials' decision to ban a law school student from campus after she was charged with domestic terrorism last month.
Authorities in Daytona Beach, Florida, are searching for former Nickelodeon star Drake Bell who they say "is considered missing and endangered."
April 8, 2023
Multiple Norfolk Southern train cars have derailed in the Pittsburgh area
May 19, 2023
Officials at a hospital in western Germany have expressed regret after it emerged that one of their surgeons got a cleaner to assist in a toe amputation.
May 5, 2023
The World Health Organization said Friday that COVID-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency.
April 21, 2023
Nearly 300 silver coins believed to be more than 1,000 years old have been discovered near a Viking fortress site in northwestern Denmark, a museum said Thursday.
April 6, 2023
A pilot in South Africa made a hasty emergency landing after discovering a highly venomous cobra hiding under his seat.
March 16, 2023
TikTok is once again fending off claims that its Chinese parent company, ByteDance, would share user data from its popular video-sharing app with the Chinese government, or push propaganda and misinformation on its behalf. China’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday accused…
March 1, 2023
For the second day in a row, China on Wednesday dismissed U.S. suggestions that the COVID-19 pandemic may have been triggered by a virus that leaked from a Chinese laboratory.
February 22, 2023
A mysterious iron ball nearly 5 feet wide was found on a beach in Hamamatsu City, Japan, this week.
January 25, 2023
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL (AP) — An asteroid the size of a delivery truck will whip past Earth on Thursday night, one of the closest such encounters ever recorded. NASA insists it will be a near miss with no chance of…
January 1, 2023
The Vatican announced that Benedict died Saturday at his home in the Vatican at age 95.
December 25, 2022
Designated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has issued a rare rebuke of his presumed coalition allies for saying they would advance laws allowing discrimination against LGBTQ people, pledging there would be no harm to their rights by his new government.
December 19, 2022
Millions of Twitter users asked Elon Musk to step down as head of Twitter in a poll on the platform that the billionaire had created and promised to abide by.
November 25, 2022
Mexican prosecutors have filed charges against a U.S. woman suspected of killing another American seen being beaten in a viral video.
November 19, 2022
Amid a slew of changes at Twitter, the public information officers who operate government accounts are urging the public to verify the information that appears on timelines.
October 25, 2022
CAIRO, EGYPT (CBS) -- Snow and hail fell from the skies over Egypt on Tuesday, just as authorities issued a warning of unstable weather expected in the upcoming days. Before the snow and hail, Eastern Cairo had also witnessed heavy…
Ryan Alonzo has skipped his way into two Guinness World Records.
October 18, 2022
A giant sunfish believed to be the world’s heaviest bony fish has been discovered in the Azores archipelago, Portugal, weighing a whopping 2,744 kilograms (3 tons).
October 12, 2022
A burp or fart at the dinner table might land you in trouble – but if you’re a cow or sheep in New Zealand, it might land your owner a hefty tax bill.
September 29, 2022
Queen Elizabeth II died of "old age," according to the death certificate for the late British monarch.
September 28, 2022
The U.S. will provide an additional $1.1 billion in aid to Ukraine, with funding for about 18 more advanced rocket systems and other weapons to counter drones that Russia has been using against Ukrainian troops, the Biden administration announced Wednesday.
September 26, 2022
ANCHORAGE, AK (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard ship on routine patrol in the Bering Sea came across a guided missile cruiser from China, officials said Monday. But it turned out the cruiser wasn’t alone as it sailed about 86…
SHALLOTTE, NC — Dr. Michael L. Cahn, a respected vein specialist and general surgeon, announced the opening of his new medical practice at 4503 Main Street, Shallotte, NC 28470. This state-of-the-art facility provides a convenient location for patients seeking innovative,…
May 17, 2023
Austin Andrews, an exceptional children's teacher at East Columbus High School, has been named the WWAY Teacher of the Month for his exceptional dedication and impact on his students.
April 28, 2023
Christina Dees speaks to Carmine Serrano about A+ Heating and Cooling.
Christina Dees speaks to Dr. Kamran Goudarzi about Scarless Vein Care.
April 3, 2023
Christina Dees speaks to John Starke about Centaurus Financial Inc.
March 21, 2023
Daja White, a math teacher at Leland Middle School, has been named WWAY's Teacher of the Month for her outstanding work in the classroom.
March 13, 2023
Christina Dees speaks to Lori Beth Finely and Taylor Danielle Fox about the Alabama Theater Iconic.
February 7, 2023
Kamran Goudarzi, MD, FICS, FACS, DABVLM today announced the grand [re]opening of Scarless Vein Care’s newest office in Wilmington, NC. The new state-of-the-art practice is located within Mayfaire, behind Harris Teeter. The address is 6752 Rock Spring Rd, Suite #200…
January 31, 2023
Chad Greenhill speaks with Arrian Snowten about Advanced Primary Care.
January 27, 2023
Chad Greenhill speaks with Courtney Schmitter about Stevens Fine Homes.
January 20, 2023
Chad Greenhill speaks with Kamili Anderson, Jerry May and Chef Keith Rhodes about the 2023 NC Rice Festival.
January 5, 2023
Christina Dees speaks with Scott DeFalco about Power Swabs.
January 2, 2023
Christina Dees speaks with Greg Gianoplus about Alpha Mortgage.
December 1, 2022
Chad Greenhill speaks with Jason Cox and Lisa Harvey about the Alabama Theatre.
November 28, 2022
Christina Dees speaks with Taylor Keeping Smith about Keeping It Glam.
November 22, 2022
Christina Dees speaks with Melissa McKinsey about Plexaderm Skincare.
November 1, 2022
Chad Greenhill speaks with Dr. Joe Norris about Advanced Ortho.
Chad Greenhill speaks with Courtney Schmitter and Michael Lopez about Stevens Alpha.
October 24, 2022
Chad Greenhill speaks with Dr. Peter Chambers about Advanced Primary Care.
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