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Smoky Mountains park to hold town halls on Black history

Officials with Great Smoky Mountains National Park have scheduled three town hall events to introduce the public to the history of Blacks within and around the park.

Wildlife biologist to speak on Smokies’ reintroduced elk

A nonprofit group that works to document and share information about the plants and animals of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting a free presentation Friday on elk.

A year after the incident, Illinois man visiting North Carolina Park determined to have been killed by bear

The chief medical examiner in North Carolina says a man visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park last year was likely killed by a bear, the National Park Service said Thursday.

Smokies announces dates for firefly viewing, lottery to open

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has announced June 1-8 as the dates for its annual synchronous firefly viewing opportunity.

Smokies offering Storybook Trail for families this spring

A trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will be lined with pages from children’s storybooks this spring.

Smokies sees more than 12M visitors despite virus closure

The surge in use has brought problems with traffic, overflowing parking lots, crowded bathrooms, damage and litter.

Great Smokies among nation’s most dangerous parks, outdoor travel guide says

Park officials said most of those crashes were caused by speeding, inattentiveness or drunk driving.

Smokies seeks volunteers to monitor visitor use patterns

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is looking for volunteers to monitor visitor use patterns in several of the park’s most popular locations.

2 men sentenced in Great Smoky Mountains National Park rapes

Two men have been sentenced to federal prison in the rapes of young male victims in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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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.