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New Hanover Co. Emergency Management chief retires

After years of service in New Hanover County, Warren Lee is officially retiring from office.

Emergency Management: ‘This is a significant threat for us’

New Hanover County Emergency Management is in go mode, and the Emergency Operations Center is now in place.

Experts share ideas, experiences handling crises

video The 26th annual Trauma and Emergency Symposium kicked off today at the Wilmington Convention Center.

Text-to-911 now an option in New Hanover County

videoBeginning today, 911 telecommunicators in New Hanover County can now receive text messages from customers of AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile.

With 1 month to go, emergency agencies practice for hurricane season

Hurricane season is just one month away. Emergency officials are getting a head start on possible storms by putting their training to use in a simulation drill in Wilmington. In the simulation, the fictional Hurricane André is bearing down on New Hanover County. The Category 3 hurricane is eerily similar to Hurricane Fran, but following the same track as Hurricane Hazel.

Emergency Alert System test goes off with a hitch

The first ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System went across the air with a major hitch Wednesday.

ONLY ON 3: New Hanover Co. Emergency Management Director briefs President Obama on hurricane season

videoGov. Bev Perdue met with President Barack Obama today, the first day of the official hurricane season. Perdue took along New Hanover County Emergency Management Director Warren Lee as well. WWAY was the only Wilmington media outlet at the White House to talk with the participants about hurricane preparedness.

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NC bill demands family access to bodycam footage in 5 days

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Texas man seen with tiger arrested after high-speed chase

After a high-speed chase, Texas law enforcement arrested the man seen taking in a tiger spotted roaming loose in a Houston neighborhood Sunday. However, the tiger is still missing.

Get jazzed about live music returning to the Bellamy Mansion

After being cancelled last year, the annual Jazz at the Mansion returns to the Bellamy Mansion and Museum in Wilmington starting Thursday May 13 and running every second Thursday through September.

West Brunswick High football player, his brother identified as victims in fatal boating incident

A coroner has identified the two boaters found in the Intracoastal Waterway on Monday after they went missing Sunday night.