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UNCW Professor wins Franklin Williams Award

Public Health Assistant Professor, Sabrina Cherry, won the Franklin H. Williams Award Thursday.

Wilmington residents talk willingness to take COVID-19 vaccine

It will still be several months before the COVID-19 vaccine is available to the general public in North Carolina, but there are already concerns over how safe it is.

County prepares residents for flu season with mass dispensing exercise

New Hanover County wants to make sure its residents are prepared for this flu season. 

Expert says mental illness should not be the key blame for mass shootings

On Monday, President Trump blamed the attacks on 'hatred' and 'mental illness'. The American Psychological Association has come out challenging the President's stance.

Statewide communicable disease conference held in Wrightsville Beach

Hundreds of public health workers from across the state came together in Wrightsville Beach for the Annual Communicable Disease Conference talking everything from Anthrax to Zika.

Wilmington named one of the cleanest cities in the U.S.

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Take a deep breath and feel that clean air in your lungs. According to the American Lung Association's 2017 state of...

Boil water advisory for Tabor City

TABOR CITY, NC (WWAY) -- The Columbus County Public Utilities department has issued a boil water advisory for district five in the Tabor City area. Officials...

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NCDOT to help clear debris from Brunswick County tornado next week

The NC Department of Transportation will help its neighbors with clearing debris from the tornado that came through Brunswick County last month.

SC man diagnosed with COVID-19 remains in the hospital more than 200 days later

His wife Carolyn said he was healthy with no underlying conditions before their world changed forever.

Amazon to open 2 new delivery stations in North Carolina

Amazon says it will open two new delivery stations in the North Carolina cities of Raleigh and Garner.

In rare move, NC Republicans working toward second veto override attempt

The earliest the Senate could try to override the veto again would be Thursday.