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Battleship gets $400,000 grant to address flooding problem

The Clean Water Management Trust Fund has awarded Battleship North Carolina a grant of up to $400,000 to address flooding using nature-based infrastructure.

Football team bands together to help teammates rebuild after Florence

Last year the Pender patriots went 1-10 after a season interrupted by Hurricane Florence. They're hoping to improve this year under the leadership of some strong senior players.

Coast Guard temporarily closes section of the Cape Fear River

The Coast Guard has closed a section of the Cape Fear River, south of downtown Wilmington, while crews begin to permanently raise the power lines crossing the river this week.

HGTV nominates Wilmington design-build firm as Designer of the Year

A Wilmington based design-build firm was nominated as a finalist for HGTV’S Designer of the Year awards.

Crews recover body in Cape Fear River days after boater went missing

Just before 4 a.m., crews were alerted of a possible body in the water near the Person street boat ramp.

Lawmakers speak out on new study about Sutton Lake contamination

New research from Duke University's Avner Vengosh shows large amounts of lead, cobalt and other heavy metals in Sutton Lake.
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Study: Heavy metals in Sutton Lake bottom extensive

A Duke University scientist says a toxic stew of coal ash has spilled repeatedly from storage pits at a Wilmington power plant into an adjoining lake, and flooding from Hurricane Florence was only the latest example.

Which fish are safe to catch and eat from the Cape Fear River?

The Cape Fear River Watch has some advice for people going fishing in the Cape Fear River - "Stop, check and enjoy."

Cooking catfish with Chef Dean Neff

Local chef, Dean Neff specializes in seafood creations. He is sharing some of his signature dishes with WWAY.

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