Five water quality swimming advisories issued in New Hanover County

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Advisories against swimming were posted on Friday at five locations in New Hanover County, where state recreational water quality officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards. State officials believe that stormwater runoff from

New novel features Cape Fear area landmarks

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The new novel Mailbox by the Sea features several landmarks, locations and businesses familiar to people in the Cape Fear. Novelist Mark Grady, a Carolina Beach native, set his romantic suspense story in his hometown, where two young people meet and fall in love at Britt’s Donuts, where

Dozens of K-9 officers head to New Hanover Co. to compete for ‘Top Dog’

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Many law enforcement agencies from across the country are driving into Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wilmington for “The National Police Dog I K-9” trials. This is the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office’s first time hosting the United States Police Canine Association K-9 trials. K-9 units

LAST CALL: Britts Donuts to close for the season this weekend

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Carolina Beach’s iconic donut shop Britts Donuts is set to close for the season on Sunday. Located on the boardwalk, the shop has been open since 1939. Selling only the original glazed donut, many have no problem waiting in long lines to get their hands on

Filming to cause delays on Dow Road in Carolina Beach on Thursday

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The Town of Carolina Beach says drivers may experience some traffic delays on Dow Road due to filming on Thursday. Amazon Studios is shooting a television series called The Summer I Turned Pretty. Drivers traveling on Dow Road between Ocean Boulevard south to Kure Beach will experience

Filming for “Florida Man” underway at Carolina Beach

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — If you’re planning to soak up the sun at Carolina Beach this week, you may see some movie production crews working on a new Netflix series. Filming for “Florida Man” will be taking place Monday and a section of the beach strand near the 300 block