Wednesday marks exactly one year since two women were killed after the HCSO transport van they were in was overcome with flood waters off Highway 76 in Marion County.

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has charged five inmates in connection with a prison stabbing.

The Trump administration is threatening to cut funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University.

An Onslow County girl spent her fifth birthday at the sheriff’s office, not in handcuffs but with a big smile on her little face.

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Brother of transport van victim speaks out for the first time

Wednesday marks exactly one year since two women were killed after the HCSO transport van they were in was overcome with flood waters off Highway 76 in Marion County.

Carolina Beach man faces a dozen of child sex charges

A Carolina Beach man is in jail following an investigation into sexual assault offenses against a child.

5 inmates charged in Columbus County prison stabbing

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has charged five inmates in connection with a prison stabbing.
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Bellamy Mansion Museum to host party celebrating its 25th year open

The Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts will be hosting a festive party this weekend to mark its 25th anniversary of being open to the public.
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Cafeteria lunches get upgrade at Pender high schools

For many of us, school cafeteria lunches were not the most appetizing nor were they very healthy, but now Pender County schools are bringing cafeteria lunches into the 21st century.

GHOST WALK: ‘Ghosts of Pender’s Past’ tour tickets on sale

Halloween is just over a month away. Pender County is getting ready by kicking of the season with the annual "Ghost Walk -- Ghosts of Pender's Past."

One suspect arrested, another wanted on drug and gun charges

After one arrest, the Columbus County Sheriff's Office is still searching for a second suspect wanted on drug and gun charges.

UNC-Charlotte shooting suspect pleads guilty

The man charged with killing two North Carolina university students and wounding four others in their classroom in April pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of first-degree murder.

North Carolina AG praises law to end rape evidence backlog

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein says a new law to fund testing for sexual assault kits sitting in law enforcement evidence closets will put rapists in prison and ensure a backlog never happens again.

Temporary traffic light added on Carolina Beach Rd ahead of road work

A temporary traffic light has been installed at the intersection of Carolina Beach Road and Sunnyvale Drive in Wilmington.

Southport business trades buckets of trash for cups of coffee

If you stop in, they will give you a bucket to collect litter from around town. When you fill up your bucket and bring it back, you can trade it in for a free cup.

Recreational fishing for Southern flounder closed until 2020

A new management plan aiming to replenish the population of Southern flounder in North Carolina prompted the state earlier this month to close the 2019 fishing season for recreational and charter fishing and shorten the commercial season.
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Feds cite Islam focus in review of Duke-UNC language grant

The Trump administration is threatening to cut funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University.
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Bus crashes carrying country singer Josh Turner’s road crew

Authorities in central California say a passenger bus has crashed while carrying the road crew for country and gospel singer Josh Turner, leaving one dead and seven injured.

Onslow County sheriff’s office treats 5-year-old to birthday surprise

An Onslow County girl spent her fifth birthday at the sheriff’s office, not in handcuffs but with a big smile on her little face.
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Hope Abounds hosting two events to help families impacted by cancer

Hope Abounds is an organization that provides support services to families across the Cape Fear who have a loved one battling cancer.
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What Did We Miss? Restaurant owner sprays reporter with hose

One restaurant owner has a foolproof way to end interviews PLUS South African runners do a marathon while carrying trees!

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5th Quarter Team of the Week: North Brunswick Scorpions

The North Brunswick High School football team was beat up in week one of the season, losing three starters to injury in a loss against Whiteville. Since that point the Scorpions have rattled off back to back wins to earn this weeks 5th Quarter Team of the Week. 

Trevor Kelley selected as recipient of Lou Gorman Award

BOSTON,MA (WWAY)-- Ashley High School graduate Trevor Kelley continues to get awarded for his play on the field. The Boston Red Sox announced Kelley was the recipient of the 2019 Lou Gorman Award. 
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Ashley shutout on the road against East Duplin

The Ashley Screaming Eagle football team ran into trouble on Tuesday night as they fell on the road to East Duplin, 48-0. 
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Wilmington Sharks name new manager

The Wilmington Sharks are excited to announce Russ Burroughs as the team’s new Manager.