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Locals react to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death

Flags across the country were lowered to half staff to honor the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Supreme Court Justice who touched the lives of many here in Wilmington.

Families swarm back to school sales as NC enters Plan B

Labor Day is usually the unofficial end of the season, but this year many North Carolinians find themselves shopping much later as the state enters Plan B and Elementary schoolers prepare to go back full time.

Wilmington gun sales and conceal carry permits skyrocket

Wilmington guns are flying off the shelves and courses are filling up months in advance. There's not denying something's in the air. But why?

Local temple celebrates Rosh Hashanah socially distanced

A local temple is celebrating Rosh Hashanah a little differently this year.

UNCW professor discovers penguin remains in Antarctica, published in scientific journal

A UNCW biology professor shared an exciting discovery he made while studying penguin paleo history and climate change in Antarctica.

Big Buddy Program is having to get creative

For almost 70 years, the Big Buddy program has been matching underprivileged kids with adult mentors. But since the pandemic's start, all that has had to change, and mentors in the program have to find new ways to bond with their kids.

New Hanover County teachers chosen for Black Lives Matter art installation

After passing the "End Racism Now" art installation, Wilmington City Council picked 18 candidates to each paint a letter of the message: "Black Lives Do Matter".

New Hanover health officials monitoring 8 COVID-19 outbreaks, clusters

New Hanover County Public Health officials say three more New Hanover County residents died from COVID-19 this week.

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...

City wants feedback on Wilmington Rail Trail

The City of Wilmington wants your input on the Wilmington Rail Trail.

NWS confirms tornado touched down in Wilmington Thursday night

The National Weather Service confirms a weak tornado touched down in Wilmington during Thursday night's storms.

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.

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Gov. Cooper: Outdoor venues in NC can open at 7% capacity next week

In a news conference Tuesday, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced that outdoor venues, including stadiums, would be able to open to 7% capacity starting next week.

Filming for horror relaunch gets underway in Wilmington

Get ready to scream again! The next big production for the Cape Fear began rolling on Tuesday.

Improvements, repairs ahead for I-40 in New Hanover, Pender counties

A N.C. Department of Transportation contractor can begin improvements on Interstate 40 in New Hanover and Pender counties this fall.

Beta weakens to tropical depression, stalls over Texas coast

Tropical Storm Beta has stalled out along the Texas coast, flooding streets in Houston and Galveston hours after making landfall amid an unusually busy hurricane season.