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Final purchase agreement for NRHMC made public

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- You can now view the agreement detailing Novant Health’s partnership with New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Novant Health has...

Permit for water treatment system issued for Chemours site

North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality has issued a permit for a water treatment system at the Chemours Fayetteville Works site to remove so-called forever chemicals from a contaminated stream.

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

A U.S. judge blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election.

Gov. Cooper to allow elementary schools to open full-time

Gov. Roy Cooper says public elementary schools will be allowed to return to the classroom full time.

NC dairy farmers suffering losses because of COVID-19 can apply for aid

Grade A dairy fluid milk producers in North Carolina who suffered losses because of COVID-19 disruptions in the milk supply chain can soon apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Dairy Aid Program 2020.

Election campaign sign season underway in North Carolina

Drivers traveling on North Carolina roads are likely seeing what has become an election year tradition – a lot of campaign signs.

NCDOT starts surveying drivers for seat belt use

The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program (NCGHSP) is working with researchers this month to determine the statewide official seat belt use rate.

‘Huge rainmaker’: Hurricane Sally threatens historic floods

Hurricane Sally is crawling toward the northern Gulf Coast at just 2 mph, a pace that's enabling the storm to gather huge amounts of water to eventually dump on land.

Columbus County forester battling wildfires in Oregon

Wildfires are continuing to rage in several states out West and a number of North Carolina Forest Service firefighters are on the front lines battling the blazes.

Ivanka Trump campaigns for her father in Wilmington

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign hosted a “fireside chat” with Ivanka Trump in Wilmington on Monday.

Sept. 30 is the deadline to complete 2020 Census

Time is running out for the 2020 United States Census. September 30 is the final day you can respond to the nationwide population county.

TWO YEARS AGO: Hurricane Florence drops feet of rain in Cape Fear

Monday marks the two-year anniversary when Hurricane Florence came ashore near Wrightsville Beach.

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New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

On Tuesday the CDC released guidance on Halloween during COVID-19, discouraging families from trick-or-treating. Now a local health expert is weighing in.

Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

Every September 15-October 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, a time set aside to commemorate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Latinx people. But this year, the Latinx community has had to adapt.

Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.