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NC lawmakers consider raising marriage age from 14 to 18

North Carolina is one of two states still allowing children as young as 14 to marry with parental consent (the other is Alaska). But Monday, North Carolina representatives filed a bill that could change that.

OKI leaders: Isaias leaves dunes ‘flattened’, at least $10 million in damage

As the clean up from Isaias continues, some Brunswick County beach towns are facing millions of dollars in damage.

‘We shouldn’t have to be here’: What NC teachers say they’re fighting for

The streets of Raleigh were full of red today, not just for the hockey game tonight, but for the teachers’ rally which drew thousands of educators from around the state.

How school safety has evolved since 1999 Columbine school shooting

Saturday marks 20 years since 12 students and a teacher were gunned down at Columbine High School. It was the worst school shooting at the time.

Local leaders want loggerhead turtles to be a state animal

Their buggy black eyes, wiggly flippers and fierce determination to reach the sea have charmed Cape Fear locals for generations. Now, the loggerhead turtle could soon become an official state symbol.

How proposed NC legislation aims to make schools a safer place

Two new bills in the General Assembly aim to make every North Carolina school safer.

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.

Lawmakers react to governor’s veto, statements on newest bill

The Governor says the bill would make the process to prosecute fraudulant campaign activity or violations more difficult and less transparent.

Dozens gathered to celebrate opening of new library in Carolina Shores

Crowds gathered earlier this week to celebrate the grand opening of the Southwest Brunswick Branch Library in Carolina Shores.

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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.