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Top state health expert says NC still seeing high COVID-19 transmission

More than 24,000 children in North Carolina have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, NCDHHS Health Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen said during a news conference on Wednesday.

Mobile home insurance rates for North Carolinians will increase in 2022

The N.C. Department of Insurance has settled its legal dispute with the N.C. Rate Bureau over mobile homeowners’ insurance rates, saving policyholders millions of dollars in premiums compared to what had been proposed by the insurance industry.

Boil water advisory issued for portion of Burgaw

Burgaw has issued a Boil Water Advisory after reporting a leak in a water main on the north side of the town. 

Voluntary restrictions continue as repairs for ‘significant’ water line leak will take weeks

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- All CFPUA customers remain under a voluntary water conservation advisory as work continues to repair a significant leak in a...

Christmas tree lighting event coming to Hampstead Kiwanis Park

For the first time, Hampstead Kiwanis Park and the Hampstead community will celebrate a Christmas Tree Lighting event on Dec. 3, starting at 6 p.m. Holiday music will begin with a local choir and a soloist at 6:30 p.m.

Southeast NC Veterans Day Parade to feature bands and information fair at Riverfront Park

Hundreds of veterans and their families will be in downtown Wilmington Saturday morning for the 4th Annual Southeast North Carolina Veterans Day Parade.

Pender advances in football playoffs, Lejuene forced to withdraw with COVID-19 issues

PENDER, N.C. (WWAY) - The Patriots are already on to the second round of the playoffs. According to Pender County Schools, due to COVID-19 issues...

Pender County to start offering Covid-19 vaccine to children

The Pender County Health Department will being offering  the Pfizer pediatric vaccine on Friday.

New Hanover Co. kids could get COVID-19 vaccine as early as Thursday

Children in New Hanover County could begin getting the COVID-19 vaccine as early as Thursday after the Centers for Disease Control gave the final go-ahead for providers to begin administering it on Tuesday.

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Subway employee accused of stealing money from register; faces 24 counts of larceny

A now former Subway employee is accused of stealing money from the cash register on numerous occasions.

Student forced to clean school bathroom with toothbrush, grandmother says

A 9-year-old girl was told to clean a South Carolina elementary school bathroom with a toothbrush after she put too much tissue in the toilet, according to her grandmother.

Rittenhouse murder case thrown into jeopardy by mistrial bid

The murder case against Kyle Rittenhouse was thrown into jeopardy Wednesday when his lawyers asked for a mistrial over what appeared to be out-of-bounds questions asked of Rittenhouse by the chief prosecutor.

NC Marine heroes get mortgage of new house paid off in full

A Marine couple in Jacksonville, North Carolina, learned on national television that their new house had been fully paid off.