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November 28, 2021
November 27, 2021
As holiday shoppers search for the perfect gift for family and friends, some are looking for an alternative to major retailers by shopping on Small Business Saturday.
Santa Claus is back at The Cotton Exchange this year after being forced to remain at the North Poled in 2020 due to the pandemic.
Hundreds of people turned out in Kure Beach Saturday to browse the locally made, unique items for sale in Ocean Front Park as part of the town's Holiday Market.
A group of cancer doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina took confidential information to a competitor in an effort to establish a new treatment facility, according to a lawsuit filed this week.
One person is dead and two people have been arrested following Friday afternoon's shooting on Piner Rd.
Police in North Carolina say that a man remains in critical condition following Friday’s shooting at a shopping mall that was packed with shoppers on the day after Thanksgiving.
Multiple fire departments in Cabarrus County responded to a large house fire on Black Friday that damaged a large number of guitars, according to the Allen Volunteer Fire Department.
November 26, 2021
Dozens of shoppers who love their music on vinyl made their way to Record Bar, looking for deals on Record Store Day.
The Town of Wrightsville Beach held its annual holiday kickoff in front of town hall on Friday evening.
The holiday season has begun in Fort Fisher with the kickoff of the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.
Christmas is now just a sack of gifts away and shoppers are out hoping to find the perfect gifts to put under the tree.
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century with his intelligent, intricately rhymed lyrics, his use of evocative melodies and his willingness to tackle unusual subjects, has died.
Police determined both people shot were shooting at each other.
Riverlights in Wilmington is celebrating the holiday season with a Holiday Tree Lighting and Festival of Trees at Marina Village on Saturday, December 4, 2021.
The Streets at Southpoint has closed early on one of the busiest shopping days of the year after three people were shot Friday.
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society is hosting an evening of history and holiday cheer on Saturday, December 11. The walk through historic downtown Wilmington will feature five historic homes including the Latimer House. It is…
The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society is getting ready for the holidays with professional talent! Two design firms are donating time and talent to decorate.
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a shooting on Piner Road in Wilmington.
The Southport Police Department issuing a friendly reminder to golf cart owners to have their carts registered.
Beach House Harley-Davidson, The Marine Corps Reserve, and Toys for Tots are making the holidays brighter in Shallotte on Sunday.
The 38th Holiday Flotilla lit up the Intracoastal waterway on Saturday.
One man has died following a traffic crash on Sunday morning.
'Tis the season for Christmas light displays to light up the Cape Fear Region.
A well-loved holiday tradition in Wrightsville Beach drew large crowds, with people attending the annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla.
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Hours before Target's Black Friday sale at 7 am, the parking lot stood quiet with just one car idling, a woman on a mission…
Fire officials and park rangers rushed to the scene of a raging forest fire on Pilot Mountain Saturday evening. All access to the state park 20 miles northwest of Winston-Salem has been closed until further notice.
Authorities have arrested 35-year-old Kenneth Parker of Rocky Mount and 33-year-old Raylon Parker of Enfield in connection to the homicide.
A woman was killed and her neighbor has been arrested after a shooting on Thanksgiving in Stanley, according to Gaston County police.
Investigators remain on the scene of a blast in eastern North Carolina that threw a man from his home on Thanksgiving and said Benny Weeks is lucky to be alive.
November 24, 2021
New state data shows more than 1.3 million of the roughly 8.2 million North Carolina adults who qualify for a COVID-19 booster shot — or one in six eligible residents — have gotten the extra protection against a virus that has killed about 775,000 Americans.
A 2.3 magnitude earthquake shook a portion of central North Carolina early Wednesday, the second earthquake to hit the region within a week, authorities said.
Administrators at a North Carolina university have suspended a fraternity amid allegations that its members were involved in sexual assault and drink tampering at their house, the school announced Wednesday.
Tests conducted on a North Carolina town’s water supply found more than double the amount of a potentially cancer-causing chemical that’s considered safe, officials said.
November 23, 2021
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper approved a measure Tuesday for a new governing structure for high school sports.
A former substitute teacher in North Carolina is accused of sending sexually explicit material to several middle school students.
The Citadel coach Duggar Baucom was taken to a hospital after collapsing barely a minute into a game Monday night against No. 5 Duke.
Two grocery chains are limiting the number of items sold to customers ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday.
November 22, 2021
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Sunday, a group of friends pushed their friend with terminal bone cancer through the Philadelphia marathon for one last race. The three Wilmington…
Jill Biden opened the holiday season at the White House on Monday by breaking off a sprig from the official Blue Room tree and giving it - and a big smooch — to her toddler grandson.
Four people, two of them children, were wounded when a gun went off after someone dropped it at a turkey shoot in North Carolina, a sheriff’s office said.
The State Highway Patrol is preparing for the holiday season and for the increased number of drivers expected on the roads across our state.
A former North Carolina education administrator has reached an agreement with his former school system to pay back more than $30,000 of unauthorized travel expenses he accumulated during his time in office.
More North Carolinians (22%) chose pumpkin pie as their favorite pie to eat during the holidays than any other type of pie, according to a poll by High Point University.
The former Oklahoma zookeeper known as “Tiger King” Joe Exotic, a prominent figure in a Netflix documentary series, has been transferred to a medical facility in North Carolina for federal inmates after a cancer diagnosis, according to his attorney.
November 20, 2021
A police officer in North Carolina shot and killed a man on Friday after responding to a caller’s report that somebody was trying to enter a home, authorities said.
It was the worst day for Wall Street's benchmark index since February.
The long-awaited report by the Interior Department stops short of recommending an end to oil and gas leasing on public lands, as many environmental groups have urged.
The U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday it will consider whether North Carolina Republican legislative leaders can intervene in a federal court battle over a 2018 state voter ID mandate.
An 8-year-old boy became the sixth person to die Tuesday as a result of a man driving his SUV into a suburban Milwaukee Christmas parade, with a criminal complaint alleging that the suspect in the case steered side-to-side with the intent of striking marchers and spectators.
The case of three white men charged with murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery went to the jury Tuesday after a nearly two-week trial in which prosecutors argued that the defendants provoked the fatal confrontation and defense attorneys insisted their clients acted in self-defense.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered 50 million barrels of oil released from America’s strategic reserve to help bring down energy costs, in coordination with other major energy consuming nations, including China, India and the United Kingdom.
The man suspected of plowing his SUV into a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing at least five people and injuring 48, had left the scene of a domestic dispute just minutes before, Waukesha’s police chief said Monday.
Turkeys may not be able to fly very far. But their prices can soar — along with the costs of other holiday staples like cranberry sauce and pie filling.
November 21, 2021
An SUV sped into a Christmas parade in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha on Sunday, leaving multiple people injured, according to the city's mayor and witnesses.
Researchers are calling on the public to report monarch butterfly sightings in eight southern and Gulf states to try to better understand the insect’s migration and wintering behavior.
November 19, 2021
The U.S. government on Friday moved to open up COVID-19 booster shots to all adults, expanding efforts to get ahead of rising coronavirus cases that experts fear could snowball into a winter surge as millions of Americans travel for the holidays.
Kyle Rittenhouse has been acquitted of all charges after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings that became a flashpoint in the nation’s debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice.
A rare first printing of the U.S. Constitution sold at Sotheby’s in New York for $43.2 million, a record price for a document or book sold at auction.
November 18, 2021
CVS Health will close hundreds of drugstores over the next three years, as the health care giant adjusts to changing customer needs and converts to new store formats.
More than half a century after the assassination of Malcolm X, two of his convicted killers were exonerated Thursday after decades of doubt about who was responsible for the civil rights icon’s death.
Given the safety concerns, FDA said Merck agreed the drug would not be used in children.
US will ban travel from South Africa and 7 other African nations by non-US citizens beginning Monday due to COVID-19 variant.
At least 31 migrants bound for Britain died Wednesday when their boat sank in the English Channel, in what France’s interior minister called the biggest tragedy involving migrants on the dangerous crossing to date.
President Joe Biden will require essential, nonresident travelers crossing U.S. land borders, such as truck drivers, government and emergency response officials, to be fully vaccinated beginning on Jan. 22, the administration planned to announce Tuesday.
November 16, 2021
Russian officials on Tuesday rejected accusations that they endangered astronauts aboard the International Space Station by conducting a weapons test that created more than 1,500 pieces of space junk but a White House official said the move by Russia would threaten activities in space “for years to come.”
November 13, 2021
Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, has been indicted on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the House committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
November 1, 2021
Elon Musk, the richest person in the world, says he will sell $6 billion worth of Tesla stock and donate the proceeds to the United Nations’ food agency if it could show how the money would solve world hunger.
October 31, 2021
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday she has contracted COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms.
October 29, 2021
Face to face at the Vatican, President Joe Biden held extended and highly personal talks with Pope Francis on Friday and came away saying the pontiff told him he was a “good Catholic” and should keep taking Communion.
October 25, 2021
"We write with grave concerns about reports of costly, cruel, and unnecessary tax-payer funded experiments on dogs commissioned by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases," the letter said.
Microsoft said Monday the same Russia-backed hackers responsible for the 2020 SolarWinds breach continue to attack the global technology supply chain and have been relentlessly targeting cloud service companies and others since summer.
October 24, 2021
Florida's top health official was asked to leave a meeting after refusing to wear a mask at the office of a state senator who told him she had a serious medical condition, officials have confirmed.
Deadline driven, President Joe Biden brought two pivotal senators — Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer — to his Delaware home Sunday for talks aimed at resolving the disputes that have stymied the Democrats' wide-ranging social safety net and environmental measure.
With computer-generated imagery, it seems the sky’s the limit in the magic Hollywood can produce: elaborate dystopian universes. Trips to outer space, for those neither astronauts nor billionaires. Immersive journeys to the future, or back to bygone eras.
October 22, 2021
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was back at Windsor Castle on Friday and in good spirits after revelations that she spent the night in a London hospital earlier this week.
President Joe Biden's long-sought goal of free community college appears to be a victim of cost-cutting in his social spending plan, dealing a major blow to his vision for a historic expansion of educational opportunity to all Americans.
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