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Amazon says drones will be making deliveries ‘in months’

Amazon said Wednesday that it plans to use self-driving drones to deliver packages to shoppers' home in the coming months

States turn to drones to predict avalanches, spot wildlife

In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they're searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures.

Wrightsville Beach ‘Civilian Drone Academy’ explains the law of the air

If you ever have any questions about drones, feel free to contact Wrightsville Beach Fire Department.
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Drone ready and able to help with rescues in Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach Fire Department is testing the possibilities of using a drone to deliver life vests to struggling swimmers.
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Seminar to showcase benefits of drone technology for farmers

A new seminar being offered by a community college in Duplin County aims to introduce local farmers to the benefits of drone technology.
Wrightsville Beach firefighter and paramedic Sam Proffitt demonstrates the department's UAV. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)video

NCDOT to host drone workshop for businesses, government agencies

Want to make drones part of your business? The North Carolina Department of Transportation wants to help.
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NCDOT hosting drone workshop at CFCC

The NC Department of Transportation is hosting a drone workshop for commercial and government operators on Thursday, September 28 at the McKeithan Center on the Cape Fear Community College North Campus.
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New NC law makes it crime to fly drones near prisons, jails

It's now a crime in North Carolina to fly a drone near prisons and jails.
Wrightsville Beach firefighter and paramedic Sam Proffitt demonstrates the department's UAV. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)video

WBFD gets drone infrared camera to assist during emergencies

The Wrightsville Beach Fire Department started using a drone on calls a few months ago and recently added the capabilities to use it at night too through an infrared camera.

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