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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.
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- As the Canadian wildfires continue to rage, their impact can be felt here in the Carolinas. Smoke from those fires have created…
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The Wilmington Housing Authority (WHA) Board of Commissioners gave approval for the agency to partner with LINC, Inc.
The Wilmington Police Department (WPD) has selected their new deputy chief, as the previous prepares to retire.
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Legalized sports gambling in North Carolina cleared its last legislative hurdle Wednesday as the House once again accepted changes made by the Senate that include adding horse racing to the betting mix and raising the state's cut of wagering revenues.
Trilliam Health Resources is delivering $1,056,151 to four foster care family providers in 28 counties in North Carolina.
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Wilmington fire crews responded to a fire at an apartment complex early Wednesday morning
June 7, 2023
The 5th annual Lumbee Film Festival is making its way back to Pembroke with 13 original films directed by Indigenous filmmakers.
The For Our Furry Friends (FOFF) Thrift Store is holding its Grand Re-Opening Celebration this month.
Starting this fall, Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) will offer a new concentration in mental health.
Sharlen Young bought her lucky Platinum ticket from the Tiger Mart on South Poplar Street in Elizabethtown.
Former Vice President Mike Pence announced in a video on Wednesday that he is running for president against his former boss -- Donald Trump -- because, he said, "Different times call for different leadership."
Two people were killed and five others wounded on Tuesday during a shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Richmond, Virginia, police said.
June 6, 2023
Four years after the victims of Michael Kelly filed a civil lawsuit against the New Hanover County Board of Education, advocates are pleading to the board to finally settle.
NCDOT typically updates the STIP every two years, but the 2024-2033 STIP was developed under unusual circumstances.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WWAY) - Nike is having it's first-ever Wilmington summer basketball skills camp. Hoggard high school will be the camp site. It's for both boys and girls ages 9-15. The camp has 2 sessions; the first is June 26th-30th…
PFAS contaminated drinking water is something that CFPUA has been fighting for six years as of tomorrow. And now, it appears the agency is not included in this latest agreement.
President Biden and the First Lady are expected to travel to North Carolina next week, the White House announced Saturday.
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There are several options available today to anyone wanting to cross the Cape Fear River into Brunswick County. But that hasn’t always been the case.
Some Leland residents are concerned about the future of a nature park.
More than 180,000 North Carolinians are living with Alzheimer's.
A feature film, made right in Wilmington, first made a splash in 2022 when it opened the 28th Annual Cucalorus Film Festival to a sold out crowd at Thalian Hall's main stage.
On Tuesday, the Oak Island Police Department and Brunswick County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) participated in their first ever Badges and Books event at Veterans Park.
Outdoor warning sirens around the Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be tested during the week of June 19th, 2023.
One of Carolina Beach Police Department's K9 Officers has received a generous donation of body armor.
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.
Fort Bragg will shed its Confederate namesake to become Fort Liberty in a Friday ceremony that some veterans view as a small but important step in making the U.S. Army more welcoming to current and prospective Black service members.
Fending off a U.S. default, the Senate gave final approval late Thursday to a debt ceiling and budget cuts package, grinding into the night to wrap up work on the bipartisan deal and send it to President Joe Biden's desk to become law before the fast-approaching deadline.
June 1, 2023
Legalized sports gambling starting next year in North Carolina now seems a better bet as the state House's top leader said Thursday he expected his chamber would accept alterations to its own proposal made by the Senate.
With Brunswick County pulling out the proposed Leland baseball team, questions have been looming on whether the entire deal was off.
Wilmington International airport's newest air carrier taking flight from the Port City on Thursday.
June 1st is the official start of Hurricane Season, which runs for the next 182 days through November 30th.
May 31, 2023
The House has approved the debt ceiling and budget cuts package, sending it to the Senate.
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
April 1, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that flour is believed to be the source of a multi-state salmonella outbreak
March 18, 2023
A rare strain of bacteria found in recalled eyedrops has been linked to dozens of infections, as well as cases of vision loss, surgical removal of eyeballs and one death.
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…
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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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