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GenX dominates the news in 2017

On June 7th, the Starnews broke the story about GenX in the Cape Fear River. As the region learned about this compound from the Chemours chemical plant near Fayetteville in the drinking water supply, citizens wanted answers.

HAPPENING FRIDAY: Year in Review 2015

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 175 million. The odds of being attacked by a shark are 1 in 11.5 million. But both happened in our area this year.

Vote for the top stories of 2015

This year WWAY NewsChannel 3 and the StarNews are joining forces to recap the top stories of 2015. To do that, though, we need your help. Look at the list of stories below and choose your top 10.

2014 Year in Review

videoFrom mysterious deaths and the sad end of a local legend to political shake-ups and another UNCW coaching change to a real life version of "Frozen" (and its sequel) and questions about the future of Hollywood. A lot happened in 2014.

Christmas Day means special programming on WWAY & ABC

Christmas Day is full of special programming on WWAY and ABC. It starts first thing in the morning, as WWAY takes a look back at what happened in the Cape Fear area in 2014.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Looking back at those we lost in 2013

videoWith all of the celebration of the New Year, the end of the year is also a time of reflection for many. WWAY reflects on some of the great people in our community who left us in 2013.

YEAR IN REVIEW 2013: A look at the big stories in news, weather and sports

videoA summer of gang violence. Police shootings. A leader who can't stay out of the spotlight or the courtroom. 2013 has been another big year for news in the Cape Fear.

2012: The Year in Review

videoFrom a record-setting year for Hollywood East and championship seasons for some area teams to high-profile arrests and an election year dominated by the debate over a ballpark, 2012 was a year to remember. We'll also say goodbye to some folks who left us this year.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Record year revives Hollywood East

video A record-breaking year for the film industry in North Carolina put Wilmington back on the map for everyone from comic book fans to Nicholas Sparks fans searching for a good old-fashion love story.

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Law enforcement increases patrols at Wilmington park following shooting

People are returning to a popular Wilmington park and law enforcement is stepping up patrols where shots rang out Wednesday evening on a basketball court. 

NCDHHS says 50% of NC adults vaccinated against COVID-19

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says more than 50% of adults 18 and older in the state have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Part of River Road closed due to gas leak in New Hanover County

A portion of River Road in New Hanover County is closed due to a gas leak. 

Hoggard High’s spirit rocks repainted after controversial statements appear on it

Controversial statements recently painted on the spirit rock at Hoggard High School in Wilmington raised concerns for some parents, which were brought up during a school board meeting this week.