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Thousands venture to area beaches as the unofficial end of summer nears

Thousands of visitors are in town for the Labor Day holiday weekend, with many heading to local beaches to enjoy the unofficial end of summer. 

‘It really stings’: Surf City, Wilmington-area officials caution beachgoers of jellyfish

With a nickname of "floating terror," the Portuguese man o' war and its tentacles are showing beachgoers that sharks and rip currents are not the only things they should watch out for while swimming in the ocean for Labor Day weekend.

These three Carolina beaches rank among best in the country

An annual trip to the beach is a summertime ritual for many. In fact, some people call it their “happy place.”

Local beach towns: Where you can go and what you can do

If you plan on heading out to the beach this weekend, where can you go and what can you do?

Wilmington-area mayors extend certain restrictions as county order expires

Now that the additional restrictions in New Hanover County have expired, the mayors of Wilmington and the county's three beach towns are extending certain restrictions.

Rip currents keep lifeguards busy on Memorial Day

High temperatures packed beaches this Memorial Day, and rip currents kept lifeguards busy.

Lawmakers propose tax for beach nourishment

If you are a tourist or a resident in Brunswick County headed to a restaurant for a meal, you could soon pay 10 cents for every $20 bill.

Florence runoff taints area waters, experts warn to stay out

Waters off much of the North Carolina coast are no longer safe for swimming or even wading due to Hurricane Florence runoff, according to a warning posted by the North Carolina Coastal Federation.

No North Carolina beach towns make it on 2018 list

The website Wallethub recently released their list of 2018's Best Beach Towns to live in. So, out of a list of more than 160, how many from North Carolina made the list?

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NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington. 

WWAY 5th Quarter September 24, 2021

Week 6 is done. See the video for the complete episode of The 5th Quarter.

Wilmington recycling company ‘Turtletrash’ turns your trash into treasures

A new coastal-conscience waste and recycling company is working to keep plastics local and out of the ocean.