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PCSO: Burgaw man arrested following months-long drug investigation

A Pender County man was recently arrested after a months-long drug investigation. 

NC Republicans seek veto override of school reopening bill

Republicans at the North Carolina General Assembly say they’re ready to attempt to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would demand K-12 districts offer in-person learning to all students.

Heide Trask football program quarantining following COVID-19 exposure

All activity for the Heide Trask High School football team has been paused following positive exposures within the program, according to the school district.

NC to receive Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine this week

North Carolina is set to receive a third COVID-19 vaccine option this week.

WWAY 5th Quarter: February 26, 2021

The 2021 high school football season started with a bang on Friday night with five teams from the Cape Fear in action. WWAY Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you the highlights and final scores from the 5th Quarter.

Surf City has a new bike repair station

Surf City has a new bike repair station.

North Carolina bars reopen for the first time in 11 months

For the first time in nearly a year, North Carolina bars are allowed to be open.

Smoke expected along Highway 210 near Hampstead overnight due to landfill fire

There is potential for hazardous road conditions Friday night into Saturday morning due to smoke from the landfill fire.

PCSO: Duo busted for catalytic converters thefts

The Pender County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested several people involved in the theft of catalytic converters.

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Gotta catch ’em all: Jacksonville couple busted in Pokemon card theft ring

An eastern North Carolina law enforcement agency has busted a Pokemon card theft ring.

Government offers plan to release more endangered red wolves

Government wildlife officials say they have released two more critically endangered red wolves into the wild in North Carolina.

Former Marine gets prison time for smuggling guns to Haiti

A former U.S. Marine found guilty of conspiracy to illegally export and smuggle firearms and controlled equipment from the U.S. to Haiti has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.

Remaining frontline workers in Group 3 can get vaccine starting Wednesday

There's more good news coming for more North Carolinians eagerly awaiting their spot for the shot.