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New Hanover County School Board chair offers condolences, acknowledges recent arrests in alleged sex crimes

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- New Hanover County Schools Board of Education chair addressed the recent arrests of employees at Tuesday's meeting. Before opening...

Warrants reveal former coach allegedly engaged in sex acts with minors while in ‘parental role’

Ronnie Strickland, the former volleyball coach at Hoggard High School charged with two counts of sexual activity by custodian, was scheduled to make his first appearance in court on Tuesday. 

New Hanover County School Board votes unanimously to rename Laney High Stadium

The New Hanover County School Board voted unanimously to remove Dr. Rick Holliday's name from the E.A. Laney High School's football stadium.

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

CCMF granted special event permit by Myrtle Beach City Council

The Myrtle Beach City Council met on Tuesday and granted Carolina Country Music Festival organizers a special event permit for the four-day music festival.

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LATEST NEWS

NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy. 

Cape Fear seeing a major rise in high-end home sales

The Cape Fear experienced a major rise in luxury home sales towards the end of 2020, and the market boom is showing no sign of slowing down any time soon. 

CCMF granted special event permit by Myrtle Beach City Council

The Myrtle Beach City Council met on Tuesday and granted Carolina Country Music Festival organizers a special event permit for the four-day music festival.

UNCW, NHRMC stop administering J & J vaccine due to reaction concerns

UNCW has paused its vaccination clinic, while NHRMC will offer Pfizer or Moderna instead. New Hanover County Public Health's clinics are not impacted.

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.

Pet Pals: Black and white domestic short hair cat is looking for a new home

This week’s Pet Pal is a black and white domestic short hair cat named Shadow.

Sailing from ENC to Europe, the new adventure starts this summer

Sam Holmes is setting sail across the Atlantic Ocean and he is launching from Oriental

Timely hitting leads Pender softball past rival Heide Trask

The Pender High School softball team battled back not once, but twice on Monday night to take down rival Heide Trask, 3-2.