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September 30, 2022
September 29, 2022
PUNTA GORDA, FL (AP) — Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through inundated streets Thursday to save thousands of Floridians trapped amid flooded homes and shattered buildings left by Hurricane Ian, which crossed into the Atlantic Ocean and churned toward South…
NEW YORK (AP) — Grab your toilet paper. Bring a flashlight. Don't forget a newspaper — or your fishnets. A touring, interactive version of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is hitting the road to celebrate the cult film's birthday with screenings, live…
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY)- Lots of people were at one local beach to check out the surf conditions in advance of Ian’s arrival. Many strolling Wrightsville Beach, normally, surfers take advantage of the big waves but on Thursday they…
The last sea turtle nests along the 26 miles of the Topsail Island coastline have hatched.
As Florida residents shift to recovery mode following Hurricane Ian many will want to help.
That personnel includes nearly 400 people from the Wilmington District prepared to support agencies in the event of damage from Ian.
Thursday was the last day Carolina Shores residents were able to get sandbags from the town's recycling center, ahead of the storm.
As the Cape Fear brace’s for what Hurricane Ian may bring, area power companies are standing by to respond to any outages.
Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation's Control Center monitors for outages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year-round.
Over 2,500 ice pops were handed out to the student body at Hoggard High School in Wilmington.
Governor Cooper is encouraging North Carolinians to pay close attention to the weather and take necessary precautions as the remnants of Hurricane Ian approach the state.
Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop's biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta's Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” died Wednesday at age 59, his manager said.
The Leland Police Department arrested a man Thursday morning on multiple charges related to child pornography.
The Sheriff's Office responded to multiple motor vehicle breaking and entering calls on September 23rd at houses in the North Whiteville area, including residences on Hemlock Drive, Bladenboro Road, Timber Cove, and Inman Lake Road.
The ferry service says all planned departures are subject to change based on weather conditions.
Queen Elizabeth II died of "old age," according to the death certificate for the late British monarch.
The Cape Fear is completely in a Tropical Storm warning, which now extends all the way up to the Raleigh area.
Despite the rising cost of butter in grocery stores, the butter board trend shows no sign of melting on the internet.
In preparation for gusty winds that could knock down branches as Tropical Storm Ian approaches, the City of Wilmington has issued a reminder for proper debris disposal.
Local ferry impacts include the Deep Point/Bald Head Island Ferry and the Southport/Fort Fisher Ferry.
Storm surge remains a big concern, especially along the Brunswick County coast where Hurricane Warnings and Storm Surge Warnings are in effect.
The Town of Sunset Beach is asking residents to leave the island as Hurricane Ian continues to head closer to the Cape Fear.
People flood grocery stores ahead of Ian
Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) has joined the growing list of schools modifying their schedule due to Tropical Storm Ian.
Tropical Storm Ian is set to bring wind and rain to the Cape Fear on Friday, but the Wilmington Boat show is still pushing forward.
September 27, 2022
RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) – The N.C. Bioenergy Research Initiative and the New and Emerging Crops Program are seeking 2022 grant proposals that support each program’s mission. “In the years since these programs began offering grants, we’ve seen some promising developments…
LELAND, NC (WWAY) -- Local writer, Eric Mens, from Leland, won a gold medal in the 2022 North…
RALEIGH, NC (AP) — The head of a national political action committee working to elect women who support abortion rights visited North Carolina on Tuesday, joining candidates she says must win this fall to block Republican attempts to enact more…
September 26, 2022
RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) -- A new federal audit shows just how woefully delayed the response has been for recent hurricane victims in North Carolina. Troubleshooter…
RALEIGH, NC (AP) — Four people pleaded guilty on Monday to misdemeanors for their roles in absentee ballot fraud in rural North Carolina during the 2016 and 2018 elections. The convictions stemmed from an investigation that in part resulted in…
RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) – Being just around the corner, the NC State Fair is busy gearing up to welcome new grounds entertainment, new competitions, new rides and more. Fairgoers may also notice…
Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is retiring from full-time racing and will turn his focus toward spending time with family.
September 24, 2022
President Donald Trump spoke for more than an hour before a large crowd at Wilmington International Airport on Friday night.
September 22, 2022
Two women called for help near Sunset Beach to report a naked man following them on a walk near the Kindred Spirit mailbox according to the Sunset Beach Police Department.
September 19, 2022
The Cape Fear Fair and Expo will not be happening this year after years of operating in the Cape Fear according to a Facebook post.
September 16, 2022
The agreement is a new resource to help parents and caregivers keep their kids safe online.
September 15, 2022
The NC Coastal Resources Commission approved new guidelines on Thursday that allows beach mats to be used in more ways.
RALEIGH, NC (AP) — North Carolina is getting $100 million from last year’s federal infrastructure law to widen an often-congested stretch of Interstate 85 near Charlotte and build amenities for modern travel and communications. The state Department of Transportation’s award…
September 12, 2022
More than two years after the death of a prominent cardiologist in the Cape Fear, the North Carolina Dental Board is making changes to its rules regarding sedation and anesthesia.
September 10, 2022
A soldier in the U.S. Army wrote on Instagram that he joined the military “for combat experience so I’m more proficient in killing” Black people, investigators say.
A North Carolina-based semiconductor company announced Friday it will build a $5 billion manufacturing plant in its home state to produce silicon carbide wafers, which is emerging as a favored part for renewable energy products.
North Carolina and national Republicans sued Friday seeking to block the State Board of Elections from extending the fall absentee-ballot receipt deadline because of a holiday and from enforcing a rule that could disrupt the movement of some polling site observers.
If there’s a home-away-from-home for Jeff Hogan, it’s Ballybunion, a seaside town in Ireland. He’s visited many times over the past decade or so, often with his father who eventually bought a home there.
A former engineering company executive has been sentenced to one year and six months in prison for his role in a bid-rigging scheme to defraud the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
Jim Cantore is no stranger to extreme weather, but Hurricane Ian proved to be almost too much for the storm-veteran.
Lizzo made history at a concert on Tuesday – by playing a 200-year-old flute that once belong to President James Madison.
Judge tied Roger Maris' American League record of 61 home runs in a season with a tiebreaking, two-run drive in the seventh inning that lifted the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 on Wednesday night.
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.
Crews from Duke Energy and Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation say they'll be ready if any areas see their power knocked out from the storm.
On July 16, the national suicide lifeline number changed from ten digits to the simpler 988, in hopes of making it easier for people in crisis to get help.
Those brave enough to spend the night in the cottage may want to sleep with one eye open.
Katie Couric said Wednesday that she'd been diagnosed with breast cancer, and underwent surgery and radiation treatment this summer to treat the tumor.
Hurricane Ian rapidly intensified as it neared landfall along Florida's southwest coast Wednesday morning, gaining top winds of 155 mph (250 kph), just shy of the most dangerous Category 5 status. Damaging winds and rain lashed the state, and the heavily populated Naples to Sarasota region was at highest risk of a devastating storm surge.
MOSES LAKE, WA (AP) — A prototype, all-electric airplane took its first flight Tuesday morning in central Washington state. The Seattle Times reports that if the Federal Aviation Administration eventually certifies the small airplane to carry passengers, it could become…
Former President Donald Trump can again lay claim to membership in an elite club: The Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans.
Walmart is teaming up with a fertility startup to offer benefits under its insurance plan that will help its workers expand their families.
North Carolina’s EV charging plan outlines how the state will grow its emerging charging network of approximately 2,655 public charging ports, using funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
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…
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL (CNN) -- The Artemis I rocket will not have its third launch attempt on Tuesday as planned due to concerns over Tropical Storm Ian making its way toward Cuba and Florida. After meeting on Saturday morning, NASA’s…
Hurricane Ian was growing stronger as it approached the western tip of Cuba on Monday, on a track to hit the west coast of Florida as a major hurricane as early as Wednesday.
September 25, 2022
Rihanna will take center stage at February's Super Bowl halftime show.
September 23, 2022
Pinellas County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Hartwick had started his shift shortly before the incident happened late Thursday on Interstate 275, Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said during a pair of Friday news conferences.
A mother was shot and killed by her 3-year-old child who found a gun inside their South Carolina home, authorities said.
Queen Elizabeth's black pony Emma watched the monarch's funeral procession pass by in the grounds of Windsor Castle on Monday, where it was held on a lead by a groomsman.
Zelenskyy said hundreds of civilian adults and children, as well as soldiers, had been found tortured or shot or killed by shelling near Izium's Pishchanske cemetery.
President Joe Biden said Thursday a tentative railway labor agreement has been reached, averting a potentially devastating strike before the pivotal midterm elections.
September 14, 2022
Crowds shuffled past her coffin in the center of 900-year-old Westminster Hall well into the night. People flowed in two lines, with hundreds of thousands expected to pay their respects before her state funeral Monday.
The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is a global science video contest that encourages students to create engaging and imaginative videos that demonstrate difficult scientific concepts and theories in the physical or life sciences.
Queen Elizabeth II has been depicted on British banknotes and coins for decades. Her portrait also has been featured on currencies in dozens of other places around the world, in a reminder of the British empire's colonial reach.
Two days after his mother's death elevated him to the throne, King Charles III was officially proclaimed Britain’s monarch Saturday in a pomp-filled ceremony steeped in ancient tradition and political symbolism — and, for the first time, broadcast live on television and online.
September 9, 2022
Charles, who became the monarch immediately upon his mother’s death, will be formally proclaimed king at a ceremony on Saturday. He is expected to tour the United Kingdom in the coming days.
September 8, 2022
Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning British monarch whose rule spanned seven decades, died on Thursday at the age of 96, Buckingham Palace has announced.
The queen has been experiencing health problems since the end of last year, which the palace has said primarily affects her mobility, and has cut back on public appearances and engagements.
September 7, 2022
The Alabama Holocaust Education Center said Ruth Scheuer Siegler died Saturday at the age of 95. Her sister, Ilse Scheuer Nathan, died 10 days earlier at the age of 98.
September 5, 2022
A manhunt continued Monday in Canada for two men suspected of stabbing to death 10 people in an Indigenous community and a nearby town.
September 2, 2022
Tropical Storm Danielle continues to strengthen in the Atlantic.
September 1, 2022
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A man was detained Thursday night after he reportedly aimed a handgun at point-blank range toward Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández in what government ministers characterized as an assassination attempt. The man, who had not…
August 30, 2022
Russian news agencies are reporting that former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has died at 91.
August 24, 2022
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 again in an apparent “rebound” case, after she tested negative for the virus over the weekend. President Joe Biden, who spent three days with his wife at their…
A Belgian-British teenager became the youngest person to fly around the world solo in a small aircraft after he landed on Wednesday in Bulgaria, where his global journey kicked off five months ago.
Chad Greenhill speaks with Courtney Schmitter and Craig Stevens about Stevens Fine Homes.
August 26, 2022
For more than 20 years, I’ve focused my work on helping my patients improve the look and feeling of their legs through the scarless treatment of varicose and spider veins. I’ve found recent success in treating veins all over…
August 8, 2022
Gabby Petito's family has filed a lawsuit against police in Moab, Utah, accusing them of negligence that resulted in the 22-year-old's death last year. They are seeking $50 million in damages.
The report comes from the Naming Commission which was previously tasked with coming up with recommendations for removing Confederate influence from the United States military.
November 29, 2021
If you are currently pregnant or are thinking about having a baby, vein health should be on your mind. This is especially the case if there is a family history of varicose veins. Dr. Kamran of Scarless Vein Care weighs in.
June 9, 2021
Our last 'Teacher of the Week' for the 2020-2021 school year features one of the zaniest and most positive educators you'll likely ever meet.
June 2, 2021
Students at Heide Trask High School are now home for summer vacation but recently we visited the campus to surprise one of the teachers as our 'Teacher of the Week.'
May 26, 2021
For many children across the Cape Fear, the school year comes to an end in just a few days and summer vacation is about to begin.
May 19, 2021
Students tend to learn at their own pace but one veteran Pender County teacher has a unique way of reaching students at her school.
May 12, 2021
Few things in life are more satisfying than discovering one's true purpose. Sometimes, life takes us down one path until we realize its time to head another direction.
May 5, 2021
During the pandemic, teachers have provided a sense a stability and connectedness for many students, and we found one that really stands out.
April 28, 2021
Teachers have a unique way of helping students experience the world around them in a whole new way.
April 21, 2021
Research shows exposure to a foreign language at an early age can boost a child's analytical abilities because their brains are like sponges wired to absorb and learn new things.
April 14, 2021
With the end of the school year quickly approaching, teachers at Holly Tree Elementary School are covering as much ground as possible to make up for face-to-face instructional time missed earlier in the year due to COVID-19.
April 7, 2021
Third graders in Madeira Billingsley's class at Mary C. Williams Elementary School are learning about poems.
March 31, 2021
When Brandon Puhalski is not surfing or fishing outside, he stays busy with his other passion -- teaching elementary students about math.
March 24, 2021
From Broadway to the Cape Fear, the pandemic dimmed the lights of performing arts venues during the last year including local school productions.
March 17, 2021
Many students and teachers are feeling the weight of the pandemic as it stretches into a second school year.
March 10, 2021
When third-grader students at Bolivia Elementary School arrived in class recently they got quite a surprise.
March 3, 2021
Elementary students enrolled in New Hanover County Schools return to full-time, in-person learning on Monday.