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Four Cape Fear area soccer teams continue their quest for a state title on Friday

Four Cape Fear area girls soccer teams will continue their title runs on Friday night in the third round of the NCHSAA state tournament. Three of those teams are within the Wilmington city limits. 

NCDHHS says 50% of NC adults vaccinated against COVID-19

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says more than 50% of adults 18 and older in the state have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Man shoots at two people inside car in White Oak, Bladen deputies say

A man has been arrested after shooting at two people in a car in White Oak Tuesday morning, according to deputies. 

DMV resumes regular road tests for teen drivers

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is resuming regular road tests this week.

May the Fourth be with you: Star Wars characters stop by WWAY

Today is May 4, but if there's a Star Wars fan in your home you'll likely hear them say "May the Fourth be with you."

Local soccer teams keep their seasons alive after round one of the state tournament

Close contests were the name of the game on Monday night during the first round of the NCHSAA State soccer tournament. Four local teams picked up wins to advance to the second round on Wednesday night. 

Five Cape Fear area softball teams keep their titles hopes alive after round one

Round one of the NCHSAA state softball playoffs wrapped up and five teams from the Cape Fear are left still fighting for a championship. Pender, East Columbus, Topsail, Laney, and Hoggard all picked up round one wins on Monday night. 

NCDMV stops replacing older license plates due to aluminum shortage

A world-wide shortage of aluminum is forcing the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles to indefinitely suspend its program to replace license plates that are older than six years.

US officials: Anxiety drove vaccine reactions in 5 states including NC

U.S. health officials have concluded that it was anxiety — and not a problem with the coronavirus vaccine — that caused fainting, dizziness and other short-term reactions in dozens of people earlier this month.

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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.