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ONLY ON WWAY: Gov. Cooper gives recovery update six months post-Florence

On the six month anniversary of Hurricane Florence, WWAY spoke exclusively with Governor Roy Cooper. He gave us an update on hurricane recovery efforts and funding.

New area flood gauges installed to increase safety, flood prediction capability

When river levels began rising following hurricane Matthew and Florence, it quickly became a potential very dangerous situation for many families in the Cape Fear.

TreeFest: How to get free tree seedlings in Wilmington

Are you looking to spruce up your garden? Visit Independence Mall on Saturday, January 19 for the 22nd annual TreeFest.

After weathering the storms, Brunswick Emergency Services Director bids farewell

A long time Brunswick County official is retiring after 30 years of public service. Brian Watts was named Emergency Services Director in early 2014.

North Carolina pecan season to be short, but sweet

Consumers looking for fresh N.C. pecans for their upcoming holiday meals will need to act fast. The 2018 N.C. pecan season will be a shorter season due to damage from Hurricane Florence.

State opens center for Hurricane Matthew disaster recovery

State housing specialists opened an office to assist residents who were impacted by Hurricane Matthew.

Florence victim plans home repairs after $150K lottery prize

A North Carolina woman whose home suffered hurricane damage for the second time in two years is planning repairs with her lottery winnings.

Suicide raises Florence death toll to 41 in North Carolina

North Carolina's official death toll from Hurricane Florence is now 41, after a man whose home was damaged by two hurricanes in the past three years took his own life.

State says Florence caused $17 billion in damage in North Carolina

State officials now say the damage in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence has approached $17 million, an increase from a previous estimate.

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