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A prescribed burn will take place Wednesday in Carolina Beach.
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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy was ousted from his leadership position in a historic vote on Tuesday after a far-right revolt over his reliance on Democrats to pass funding to avert a government shutdown earlier this month.
Dr. Van Dempsey and UNCW have reached a settlement after Dempsey claimed his first amendment rights were violated.
Two people have been arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop Monday night.
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Health and safety officials are warning parents and caregivers about the dangers of co-sleeping.
The Port City is losing one of its movie theatres.
The Local Government Commission reviewed and approved New Hanover County’s financial proposal for debt issuance of $57 million to fund the construction of a purpose-built, state-of-the-art Public Library and Cape Fear Museum in downtown Wilmington.
The YWCA Lower Cape Fear is hosting its annual Week Without Violence later this month.
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John Gordon, an artist who as a young art student helped design the Green Bay Packers' distinctive “G” team logo, has died at age 83.
Michael Jordan's wealth of $3 billion has earned him a place among the Forbes 400, marking the first time a professional athlete has joined the ranks of the richest Americans, according to Forbes magazine.
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Traffic delays are likely Wednesday and Thursday as crews conduct work on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge.
The North Carolina High Schools Athletics Association has been looking into improprieties regarding the 2022 New Bern High School team and their season, including academic ineligibility, and has come to the decision to vacate the school's 2022 4A state championship.
Members of the Southport Fire Department are commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Fire crews responding to a reported house fire in Glens Falls, New York, on Saturday, were surprised to find no actual fire, but an “amazing”, if slightly early, Halloween display instead.
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A UNCW Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences will lead an interdisciplinary team from the United States, Australia and Egypt to discover and map previously unknown branches of the Nile River near the ancient Egyptian Meidum Pyramid Complex.
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A bridge at a popular spot in Wilmington has been closed.
A unique fundraiser is taking place to benefit the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center.
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This year's Wilmington Riverfest includes food stations, arts and crafts vendors, live music, a Kidzone, stage performances and plenty of great people-watching along the downtown Wilmington riverfront.
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This loan will allow the affordable housing project to begin.
Spark Academy held its ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday and is scheduled to open on October 9th.
Some groups aren't happy about the new North Carolina State Budget, believing it's lacking in important areas.
Over the past year, several townhomes have been approved for development along Carolina Beach Road.
With Thanksgiving just seven weeks away, 12 more families are needed to volunteer to host 2 to 3 Marines for the day.
The North Carolina Land and Water Fund Board have awarded $45 million from the new state budget to protect North Carolina’s land and water from the mountains to the coast.
The Town of Burgaw has announced a significant allocation of $10.6 million in the State of North Carolina Budget dedicated to crucial repairs and updates to their water and sewer infrastructure.
October 2, 2023
"Speaker McCarthy deserves our support as we move forward and continue to bring accountability to Washington," said Congressman David Rouzer.
The vetoed measures now return to the General Assembly, where Republicans hold narrow veto-proof majorities. Before Monday, Cooper had vetoed 16 bills this year, and Republicans had overridden all but two, which are still expected to be acted upon, possibly this month.
September 30, 2023
The endangered red wolf can survive in the wild, but only with “significant additional management intervention,” according to a long-awaited population viability analysis released Friday.
September 29, 2023
As of August, Fish and Wildlife said the known and collared wild population was 13, with a total estimated wild population of 23 to 22 — all on and around two federal reserves on the North Carolina coast.
The N.C. Department of Transportation is distributing more than $154.9 million in state street aid, or Powell Bill funds, to help 508 municipalities resurface streets and make other transportation improvements.
September 28, 2023
“I don’t plan to seek reelection to the state House,” Moore told reporters after a public event outside the Legislative Building. And when asked what he'll run for instead, he replied: “I don't know yet.”
The proposal would increase the board to eight members and give the House speaker, the Senate leader and the minority party leaders in each chamber two seats to appoint.
September 27, 2023
A Pender County community will be hosting the 40th Annual Maple Hill Parade & Festival on Saturday, Oct. 21. "For 40 years, we have worked hard to make this event better and one of the most memorable festivals in Pender County," said Leslie Greene, president of the Maple Hill Civic Club.
The N.C. Education Lottery raised − for the first time ever − more than $1 billion in a single year for public education programs in North Carolina.
September 26, 2023
Being a police chief is no easy feat. In the Town of Navassa, it has been a struggle to find a replacement for Chief Daryll Decotis, who resigned in May
A 61-year-old woman died after falling roughly 150 feet from a steep cliff on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.
September 25, 2023
A tax in place since 1976 is used to help fund an historic hospital in Brunswick County. But one town is looking into ways to repeal it.
Governor Roy Cooper has announced the launch date for Medicaid Expansion.
There were a record number of green sea turtle nests laid in North Carolina this season, according to the NC Wildlife Resources Commission.
September 23, 2023
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission says that zebra mussels, a harmful invasive aquatic species, have been identified in an Iredell County waterbody. This is the first time this species has been identified in the wild in North Carolina.
September 22, 2023
The approved bill makes clear with the beginning of the next school year that standards on student participation, health and safety rules and student and school appeals must be set by the board, not the association.
Governor Roy Cooper has appointed Heath Nance to serve as District Court Judge in Judicial District 13, serving Bladen, Brunswick and Columbus counties.
The North Carolina General Assembly gave final approval on Friday to Republican-backed legislation that would shift control of the State Board of Elections away from the governor and give it to lawmakers as the 2024 elections get underway. With the Senate recording a party-line vote to accept a consensus GOP measure after the House completed a similar vote late Thursday night, the bill now heads to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.
The Republican-controlled NC Senate gave final approval on the state budget on Friday with a vote of 26 to 17. This after it passed the first round of votes on Thursday.
A nationwide emergency alert test will take place Wednesday afternoon.
A 104-year-old Chicago woman is hoping to be certified as the oldest person to ever skydive after making a tandem jump Sunday and landing 13,500 feet later at a northern Illinois airport.
The Nobel Prize in medicine has been awarded to Hungarian Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman of the U.S. for discoveries that enabled the development of effective mRNA vaccines against COVID-19.
Tim Wakefield, the knuckleballing workhorse of the Red Sox pitching staff who bounced back after giving up a season-ending home run to the Yankees in the 2003 playoffs to help Boston win its curse-busting World Series title the following year, has died. He was 57.
Lawyers for six death row inmates out of appeals in South Carolina are asking the state Supreme Court to give full consideration to the state's new lethal injection rules as well as the electric chair and firing squad before restarting executions after an unintended 12-year pause.
Apple is blaming a software bug and other issues tied to popular apps such as Instagram and Uber for causing its recently released iPhone 15 models to heat up and spark complaints about becoming too hot to handle.
When Washington Sen. Patty Murray received a call early Friday morning that Sen. Dianne Feinstein had died, she immediately started calling her fellow female senators.
One of New York's wettest days in decades left the metropolitan area stunned and swamped Friday after heavy rainfall knocked out several subway and commuter rail lines, stranded drivers on highways, flooded basements and shuttered a terminal at LaGuardia Airport for hours.
One of the last living witnesses to the 1996 killing of rapper Tupac Shakur has been arrested in the Las Vegas-area, a long-awaited breakthrough in a case that has frustrated investigators and fascinated the public ever since the hip-hop icon was gunned down on the Las Vegas Strip 27 years ago.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who shattered glass ceilings during her more than three decades in the U.S. Senate, has died, two sources confirmed to CBS News. She was 90.
The curtain is finally coming down on Netflix's once-iconic DVD-by-mail service, a quarter century after two Silicon Valley entrepreneurs came up with a concept that obliterated Blockbuster video stores while providing a springboard into video streaming that has transformed entertainment.
The winner of the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot in August has come forward to claim the prize, officials said Wednesday.
In a new study, Black Americans expressed broad concerns about how they are depicted in the news media, with majorities saying they see racist or negative depictions and a lack of effort to cover broad segments of their community.
Hours after Hollywood’s writers strike officially ended, Bill Maher led the charge back to work by announcing early Wednesday that his HBO show “Real Time with Bill Maher” would be back on the air Friday.
Scientists have for the first time recovered and sequenced RNA from an extinct species, the Tasmanian tiger, a Stockholm University researcher told CBS News.
Two more firefighters have died from illnesses related to their work at the World Trade Center during and after the 9/11 terror attacks, officials announced on Sunday.
Usher has a new confession: The Grammy winner will headline the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show in Las Vegas.
Officials in Florida are investigating after an alligator was spotted in a canal with human remains in its mouth.
Participating candidates must secure 4% of the vote in multiple polls and 70,000 unique donors to earn a spot on the stage, the Republican National Committee said Friday.
British police on Friday made their second arrest over the cutting down of a 300-year-old tree near the Roman landmark of Hadrian’s Wall in the northeast of England.
September 16, 2023
Libyan authorities have opened an investigation into the collapse of two dams that caused a devastating flood in a coastal city as rescue teams searched for bodies on Saturday, nearly a week after the deluge killed more than 11,000 people.
September 14, 2023
The visit is one of several the North Korean leader is making on a days-long trip to Russia and will be followed, Putin said, by a visit to Vladivostok where Kim will view Russia’s Pacific Fleet.
September 12, 2023
NASA astronaut Frank Rubio now holds the record for the longest U.S. spaceflight.
September 6, 2023
China's Great Wall has been pierced by Genghis Khan, the Manchus, and now, allegedly, a couple of construction workers named Zheng and Wang who wanted a shortcut.
September 5, 2023
A surgical tool "the size of a dinner plate" has been discovered inside a woman's abdomen 18 months after undergoing a caesarean section while giving birth to her child, health officials have confirmed.
September 2, 2023
Mohamed Al Fayed, the flamboyant Egypt-born businessman whose son was killed in a car crash with Princess Diana, died this week, his family said Friday. He was 94.
August 26, 2023
Four astronauts from four countries rocketed toward the International Space Station on Saturday.
August 23, 2023
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Congressman David Rouzer says he's been busy on several things in Washington. Two of the biggest things he's been focusing on: The North Carolina Farm Bill and beach renourishment. "And I've got a bill that I…
August 22, 2023
Two adults and six children were rescued Tuesday after they were left dangling 900 feet above the ground in Pakistan when a cable car used to get kids to school broke, sparking a dramatic hourslong rescue operation.
August 21, 2023
A former neonatal nurse who killed seven babies in her care and tried to kill six others at a hospital in northern England was sentenced Monday to life in prison with no chance of release by a judge who highlighted “the cruelty and calculation" of her actions.
August 19, 2023
Firefighters battling wildfires in Canada on Saturday sought to stop flames that swept through the West Kelowna suburbs in British Columbia, forced the evacuation of a university campus and fouled the air with thick smoke.
August 15, 2023
North Korea asserted Wednesday that a U.S. soldier who bolted into the North across the heavily armed Korean border last month did so after being disillusioned with the inequality of American society and racial discrimination in its Army.
August 2, 2023
Former Cape Fear Community College soccer player Tristan Torbett has been selected to compete at the 4th World Deaf Football Championships.
July 25, 2023
The lead prosecutor in the case against President Joe Biden’s son Hunter says he is willing to testify publicly this fall, setting up a clash with House Republicans who have demanded he come in soon for a closed-door interview.
Japanese police said they arrested a woman and her parents in a beheading case in a popular night entertainment district in Japan's northern city of Sapporo, where a headless man was found in a hotel room three weeks ago.
July 24, 2023
Elon Musk has unveiled a new “X” logo to replace Twitter's famous blue bird as he follows through with a major rebranding of the social media platform he bought for $44 billion last year.
North Korea has fired at least one ballistic missile into its eastern sea, South Korea’s military said, adding to a recent streak in weapons testing that is apparently in protest of the U.S. sending major naval assets to South Korea in a show of force.
July 21, 2023
Authorities on Friday announced the end of the “brutally cruel” dog and cat meat slaughter at a notorious animal market on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi following a years-long campaign by local activists and world celebrities.
July 18, 2023
An Australian sailor who had been adrift at sea with his dog for three months has been rescued by a Mexican tuna boat in international waters, the fishing vessel's owner said Monday.
Christina Dees speaks to Carmine Serrano about A-Plus Heating & Cooling.
July 5, 2023
Christina Dees speaks to Robert Ivey about Robeson Community College's First Responder Program.
July 3, 2023
Christina Dees speaks to Naomi Bellamy and Jenna Parker about Stevens Fine Homes.
June 30, 2023
Christina Dees speaks to Scott Lamm and Candice Morgan about Robeson Community College's Surgical Tech Program.
June 29, 2023
Christina Dees speaks to Kenny Locklear and Janea Hicks about Robeson Community College's Trauma Rodeo.
June 28, 2023
Christina Dees speaks to Michael Levinson, Matthew McKnight and Atzel Salvador about Robeson Community College Electrical Systems.
June 27, 2023
Christina Dees speaks to Dr. Roc McCarthy about Advanced Urology.
June 26, 2023
Christina Dees speaks to Scott Lamm and Candice Morgan about Robeson Community College's Surgical Tech program.
June 23, 2023
Christina Dees speaks to Carolyn Watson and Samantha Grant about Robeson Community College's Business Technologies.
June 22, 2023
Max Miller speaks to Rick Rongoe about his music.
June 7, 2023
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.
April 27, 2023
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.