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Brunswick Co. opens shelter due to flooding

Brunswick County opened a shelter at West Brunswick High School Friday night after significant flooding in the southwestern part of the county. The shelter will allow pets.

BHI FERRY UPDATE: Ship ran aground, 13 passengers hurt

video A Bald Head Island ferry ran aground near Battery Island this morning, throwing passengers around the boat. The Coast Guard says 53 people were aboard the 64-foot Adventure around 9 a.m. heading from Southport to Bald Head Island. One passenger was flown to the hospital. Twelve others were taken to regional hospitals.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Lifeguard rescues family from Fort Fisher surf

video While WWAY's Holden Kurwick was getting video of a rare sea turtle nest at Fort Fisher State Park this morning, lifeguards had to spring into action.

UPDATE: Tourist drowns while helping rescue other swimmers

video Kevin Scott Roberts, 43, of Mt. Lookout, WV, drowned Monday after being caught by a strong current off Bald Head Island. Roberts was among five people that tried to save three swimmers that were struggling off the east end.

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South Columbus volleyball stays perfect against Whiteville

The Stallions are 17 and 0, and conference champions after defeating Whiteville on Senior Night.

Hornets create scholarships for journalism students in honor of late team beat writer

The Hornets open their season tomorrow, but the team did something today that seems better than an opening night win.

Wilmington City Council approves purchase of 3-D crime scene scanner, ‘aquatic mower’

Wilmington City Council approving the purchase of new tools to assist with various things in the city at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night.

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.