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75-year-old restaurant staple coming back to Wrightsville Beach

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, WWAY (WWAY) — A Wrightsville Beach staple and the oldest restaurant in New Hanover County many worried could be gone for good will return in August. Jimmy’s at Wrightsville Beach owner, Jimmy Gilleece bought King Neptune’s, a restaurant opened almost 75 years ago in Wrightsville Beach that closed down earlier this year.
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Victim, suspect identified in deadly Kure Beach shooting

KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The victim and suspect in a deadly shooting have been identified as Kure Beach residents. Kure Beach Police have identified 55-year-old John Allen Garisto as the man who was killed in the Tuesday afternoon shooting on Ocean View Avenue. 61-year-old William Henry Bennett was identified as the suspect. Both were Kure Beach residents.
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Police searching for a missing NC man who may be in Wilmington

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (WWAY) — A silver alert has been issued for a missing North Carolina man who may be heading to the Wilmington area. Officials are looking for 56-year-old Ronald Crabtree, who is 5 ft., 7 inches tall, and weighs 150 pounds. He is also described as a white male with short brown hair and blue eyes.
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Ghost hunting aboard the Battleship North Carolina

Wilmington, N.C. — The idea of going aboard a possibly haunted battleship and spending most of the night there in the dark might sound like a bad idea to some people. Normally, I hate scary things. No haunted houses or horror movies for me!. But when local paranormal investigators...
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Wilmington Police Department searching for missing man

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department has reported twenty-one year old Kyle David Webb missing as of May 18. Webb is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and 100 pounds with long red hair and hazel eyes. He has a tattoo of flames on his left wrist. He...
WILMINGTON, NC
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Silver Alert issued for man possibly headed to Wilmington

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – A Silver Alert has been issued by the Morrisville Police Department for a man possibly headed to Wilmington. Ronald Young Crabtree is 56 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 150 pounds with short brown hair and blue eyes. He is believed to be wearing a yellow shirt and cream colored shorts with blue shoes. His car is a 2011 Bronze Subaru Outback with a North Carolina License Plate.
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Traffic Alert: Lane shift in place on Market Street

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A lane in the 2100 block of Market Street will be closed for several hours Wednesday for an emergency water repair. “The outermost eastbound lane of Market Street is closed to traffic between South 21st Street and Borden Avenue,” CFPUA stated in a news release. “Traffic will be shifted into the inner eastbound lane. Westbound traffic on Market Street is not impacted.”
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State championship dreams still alive for five area baseball teams

RALEIGH, N.C. (WECT) - A handful of area baseball teams have advanced into the fourth round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs, and are just two wins away from playing for state championships. The South Brunswick Cougars are the highest remaining seed among the southeastern North Carolina...
RALEIGH, NC
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Kick off the summer at the 7th annual Coastal Duck Derby

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)– The quack is back! A Cape Fear area tradition will return to Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park on Friday, May 20th at 5:30 p.m. when 20,000 yellow rubber ducks race for the finish line in the lazy river. The duck that crosses the finish line first...
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Two major sports events return to New Hanover County

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - After a two-year pandemic hiatus, the Annual Seaside Soccer Classic and the Beach Wrestling National Championships are returning to New Hanover County May 21-22, 2022. The 28th Annual Seaside Soccer Classic involves over 3,000 players, 150 coaches, 100 referees, and accompanying family members, and takes place...
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Donation of new Beach Wheelchair

Thank you to Ms. Hope Schneider and her siblings for the generous donation of a new Beach Wheelchair in memory of their parents, Vivian and Bill Keeton. We appreciate your kindness! If you would like to borrow a beach wheelchair, please contact our Planning and Inspections Department at 910-579-3469 for more information.
OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC
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20,000 rubber ducks to race for charity at the Coastal Duck Derby

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The 7th Annual Coastal Duck Derby returns to the Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park on Friday, May 20 at 5:30 p.m. Participants can adopt a rubber duck for $5 to race down the lazy river alongside nearly 20,000 other ducks. The event itself is free to anybody and welcomes children and adults.
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