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‘A sign of the times’: Local Walmart transitions fully to self-checkout

One Wilmington-area Walmart recently removed all of its employee-run checkout lanes, replacing them with self-checkout stations.

NCDMV removes Confederate battle flag license plate

Six months after acknowledging it had received complaints about the representation of the Confederate battle flag on a specialty license plate, the N.C. Department of Motor Vehicles will no longer issue or renew the plate for drivers.

Kure Beach votes on paid parking proposal

The town of Kure Beach is moving forward with a proposal for its paid parking system.

Wilmington dentist, charged in sexual assault case, now under review by state board

The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners is actively investigating the billing trends of Dr. Michael Hasson.

International Space Station thriller ‘ISS’ to film soon in Wilmington

The local film industry is no stranger to stars, but it will now have to deal with billions of them as it hosts a new thriller set about the International Space Station.

To-go cocktails little help for Wilmington area bars, restaurants

She planned to be open six days a week for several hours to sell drinks in beverage pouches, as well as beer and wine to-go. But that was soon scaled back to two nights -- Friday and Saturday from 2-7 p.m.

Wilmington to Mars: One small sail, one (potentially) large leap for space exploration

He is adapting that belief into a Mars Ocean Analogs program, in partnership with The Mars Society, founded by aerospace engineer Robert Zubrin.

Virginia Williamson, Ocean Isle Beach pioneer, dies at age 98

According to an obituary provided by her family, Williamson died on Christmas Eve at her home in Ocean Isle Beach, the Brunswick County town she helped name and where she served as mayor from 1969 to 1973.

Waterline Brewing owner dies after illness

Friends posted on social media Friday remembering his friendly spirit, which earned him a nickname as an 'unofficial mayor of Wilmington.'

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WWAY 5th Quarter: March 5, 2021

Week two of the high school football season didn't disappoint across the Cape Fear with 11 teams in action. Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you all highlights and final scores on this weeks 5th Quarter.  

Driver crashes into a P.T.’s Grille

Earlier this week, a driver accidentally drove right into a P.T.'s Grille.

Whiteville native makes it to American Idol

A born and bred Columbus County man will soon be on TV screens across the nation.

Church takes communion from the pulpit to the parking lot

Port City Community Church  held a drive thru communion Friday, hoping to reach out to church members who still feel unsafe coming to in-person services.