Phone lines and internet access are down at all Columbus County Schools, after a 'potent virus' rendered the district's network unusable.

The family of fallen State Trooper Kevin Conner gathered at the Columbus County courthouse for a ceremony introducing "Conner's Law," legislation.

An explosion rocked a mosque in eastern Afghanistan as dozens of people gathered for Friday prayers, causing the roof to collapse and killing 62 worshippers, provincial officials

Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal has donated a year's rent in a new home to an Atlanta woman whose 12-year-old son was paralyzed in a shooting at a football game.

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Virus disrupts internet, phone lines at Columbus County Schools

Phone lines and internet access are down at all Columbus County Schools, after a 'potent virus' rendered the district's network unusable.

Committee proposing academic calendar ending before Memorial Day

For months, we've been talking about how some students could be changing schools starting next year with redistricting, but, before the school board decides on that, they must decide on a new calendar. New Hanover County Schools could be changing it's calendar to align with the community college and university system.
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‘Conner’s Law’ presented to Trooper Conner’s family during ceremony

The family of fallen State Trooper Kevin Conner gathered at the Columbus County courthouse for a ceremony introducing "Conner's Law," legislation.

NHSO: Social media threat against Laney High not credible

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says they have received numerous calls in reference to a social media threat to shoot up a school. 
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WWAY 5th Quarter: October 18, 2019

Highlights and final scores from week nine of the high school football season.
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How are athletes getting ready for IRONMAN Triathlon?

Thousands are gearing up for the United Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 North Carolina Triathlon Saturday.
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Students raise thousands for Make-A-Wish foundation

Students at Wilmington Christian Academy are trying to make one child's wish come true.
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‘Are you thirsty? Cuz we are!’ Castle Hayne Elementary Fall Festival

Join students and parents Friday for the Castle Hayne Elementary School Fall Festival.  Students have organized the event to pay for a water fountain on their playground.

Shaq donates a year’s rent to a paralyzed Atlanta boy

Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal has donated a year's rent in a new home to an Atlanta woman whose 12-year-old son was paralyzed in a shooting at a football game.

Officials: Blast at Afghan mosque kills 62 during prayers

An explosion rocked a mosque in eastern Afghanistan as dozens of people gathered for Friday prayers, causing the roof to collapse and killing 62 worshippers, provincial officials said. The attack underscored the record-high number of civilians dying in the country's 18-year war.

Water outage causing early dismissal for Surf City Elementary, Middle Schools

A water outage is impacting Surf City Elementary and Surf City Middle schools.

Man wanted for attempted murder in Horry County arrested in Wilmington

A man wanted in Horry County on attempted murder charges was arrested in Wilmington on Thursday.

Cargo trailer with $30,000 worth of supplies stolen near Tabor City

Someone stole a construction trailer with thousands of dollars worth of tools and equipment inside.
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Man shot several times on Church Street

A man found lying in the road on Thursday night had been shot several times.

Device to be tested in NC could save rare sharks

A fisherman on the North Carolina coast will test a device next summer that could help save rare sharks.
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Cape Fear Academy boys soccer advances in State Tournament

The Cape Fear Academy boys soccer team had no problem getting past their second round opponent in the NCISAA Class 3A State tournament on Thursday. The Hurricanes scored three goals in the first half on their way to the 7-1 win over Arendell Parrott. 
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Second half push leads Hoggard boys soccer past Laney

The Hoggard boys soccer team scored two goals in the second half on Thursday night to take down Laney in Mideastern Conference play, 3-1. 

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WWAY 5th Quarter: October 18, 2019

Highlights and final scores from week nine of the high school football season.
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Cape Fear Academy boys soccer advances in State Tournament

The Cape Fear Academy boys soccer team had no problem getting past their second round opponent in the NCISAA Class 3A State tournament on Thursday. The Hurricanes scored three goals in the first half on their way to the 7-1 win over Arendell Parrott. 
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Second half push leads Hoggard boys soccer past Laney

The Hoggard boys soccer team scored two goals in the second half on Thursday night to take down Laney in Mideastern Conference play, 3-1. 
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UNCW Basketball luncheon set for October 21st

Seahawk fans will have an opportunity to meet and listen to third-year basketball coaches C.B. McGrath and Karen Barefoot at the upcoming UNCW Basketball Tip-Off Luncheon. The 10th annual event, featuring an all-you-can-eat buffet, takes place on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, at Buffalo Wild Wings on Old Eastwood Road.