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This Day in NC History: Hurricane Hazel makes landfall

On October 15, 1954, Hurricane Hazel made landfall at Long Beach. The storm’s arrival in North Carolina occurred on a full moon high tide, maximizing impact of the storm surge on the barrier beaches of Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle, Holden Beach, Long Beach, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Topsail Island.

UPDATE: Woman missing since June returns home

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says Tamara Smith Hare's family says she has returned home and is safe.

Insurance company ordered to pay in ’09 OIB parasailing deaths

A time line to complete a $100,000 insurance payment was set Thursday in the case of a 2009 parasailing accident that left two women dead in Ocean Isle Beach.

FIRST ON 3: Man arrested after disturbing church with bomb threat

video Sunday school turned scary at a Brunswick County church when a man threatened there was a bomb in the building. It happened over the weekend in Ocean Isle Beach.

FIRST ON 3: Hear the 911 call from OIB animal bite

video New details to the animal bite yesterday at Ocean Isle Beach. WWAY obtained the 911 call from the incident, in which an animal bit a 12-year-old boy in the water

FIRST ON 3: OIB first responders not sure what bit boy in water

video Another scare this morning in Brunswick County, as emergency workers responded to an apparent animal bite in the water off the 100 block of West 1st Street in Ocean Isle Beach.

Surf City comes up short on beach water quality report

video The Natural Resources Defense Council released its annual water quality report today. The survey looks at 200 popular beach spots nationwide. Of the six rated locally, one scored significantly lower than the others.

Shark bites child at Ocean Isle Beach

video A girl is recovering after apparently being bitten by a shark off of Ocean Isle Beach this morning. Emergency crews were called out around 11:30 a.m. Mayor Debbie Smith says the six-year-old girl was in shallow water when it happened.

Threat of storm not dampening Memorial Day at the beach

video Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and many people are excited to spend the long weekend outside, but those outdoor activities may have to wait.

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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.