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Masks required indoors at UNCW for the fall 2021 semester

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WWAY) —Today, UNCW announced its masking guidelines ahead of this upcoming semester, basing the decision on CDC guidance and the recent spike in the number...

Tabor City man sentenced to 9 years in prison

A search of his residence -- after officials got a warrant -- revealed cocaine, a large quantity of marijuana, Oxycodone tables, digital scales, and a large quantity of packaging material.

New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation receives major gift to support nursing education

Through the Upward Mobility RN Scholarship, employees receive up to two years of full tuition coverage for their licensing program

Two men being held after multiple arrests

One man is being held in the county's Law Enforcement Center on a $1 million bond, while another is being held without bond.

From feline to family: Meet Larri the fire station cat

One Wilmington cat has gone from stray feline to firefighting family member. Meet Larri the Station Cat, Wilmington Fire Station 7's new mascot.

“It’s big trouble. Avoidable trouble.”: Healthcare workers warn the unvaccinated of delta variant

Healthcare workers are urging men and women to get vaccinated and be better protected from the delta variant.

Lane closures scheduled to preserve Brunswick county bridge

N.C. Department of Transportation plans to work to preserve a Brunswick County bridge is scheduled to begin this weekend and last for several months.

Good Shepherd Center prepares to reopen with full meal service and day shelter

Wilmington's Good Shepherd Center prepares to open its Soup Kitchen doors for full-time weekday breakfast and lunch distribution, and the day shelter will also offer services to homeless people in the Cape Fear.

UNCW issued latest Covid-19 requirements

UNCW will temporarily require face coverings in indoor settings. 

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Some struggle with Myrtle Beach heat, while Midwesterners want to move here because of it

Whether they knew it or not, vacationers in downtown Myrtle Beach braved the area’s hottest day of 2021 Friday, with a heat index expected to reach 110.

After board member tests positive for Covid-19, New Hanover school board to meet virtually

The release didn't say which board member tested positive or who had potentially been exposed.

Distress Bandannas being sold to help raise funds for teen driver safety talks

Teen driver safety is a big concern for many parents of new drivers around the Cape Fear. One organization is setting out to tackle the issue and raise awareness for the cause. 

Pair tried to rob someone at knifepoint in Myrtle Beach, police say

Two people allegedly tried to rob someone at knifepoint Friday in Myrtle Beach, according to warrants.