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NC panel backs ‘guiding principles’ on health improvements

North Carolina medical, business and nonprofit leaders and state legislators assembled by Gov. Roy Cooper have gotten behind several aspirational goals to improve health care coverage.

Trump makes late-term bid to lower prescription drug costs

President Donald Trump's administration is trying to close out major unfinished business on lowering prescription drug costs.

Wilmington Pharmacy steps in to make hand sanitizer

It's been business as usual for the Medical Center Specialty Pharmacy in Wilmington, but with the rapid spread of Covid-19 they have created another formula to help fill a void the entire nation is dealing with. 

NC small biz insurance strategy nearing legislative finish line

A method designed to help North Carolina small businesses offer more affordable health insurance is one vote away from final legislative approval.

Veterans Affairs Secretary tours Wilmington clinic, talks vet suicide prevention

Secretary Robert Wilkie is touring VA clinics in Wilmington as well as Butner this week. Wilkie's visit was meant to inspect the facility damaged after Hurricane Florence.

Gov. Cooper visits Brunswick County to discuss ‘rural heath care crisis’

Governor Roy Cooper says there is a rural health care crisis right now.

Trump administration agrees to delay health care rule

The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called "conscience" rule is challenged in a California court.

Sticker shock: Trump taking aim at ‘surprise medical bills’

President Donald Trump will begin a push Thursday to fight health care sticker shock by limiting "surprise medical bills," the unexpected charges faced by insured patients when a member of a health care team that treated them is not in their insurer's network.

Hospital using drones to fly blood samples between buildings

A pioneering use of drones to fly blood samples across a North Carolina hospital campus launched Tuesday in the latest move to expand their roles in business and health care.

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WWAY 5th Quarter: March 5, 2021

Week two of the high school football season didn't disappoint across the Cape Fear with 11 teams in action. Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you all highlights and final scores on this weeks 5th Quarter.  

Driver crashes into a P.T.’s Grille

Earlier this week, a driver accidentally drove right into a P.T.'s Grille.

Whiteville native makes it to American Idol

A born and bred Columbus County man will soon be on TV screens across the nation.

Church takes communion from the pulpit to the parking lot

Port City Community Church  held a drive thru communion Friday, hoping to reach out to church members who still feel unsafe coming to in-person services.