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  • Church remembers elderly couple that died in crash: 'They believed in everybody that walked through the door'

    Church remembers elderly couple that died in crash: 'They believed in everybody that walked through the door'

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:29 PM EST2018-02-19 02:29:54 GMT
    Leroy and Francis. (Source: Beach Assembly of God)Leroy and Francis. (Source: Beach Assembly of God)

    The three victims in a fatal crash involving multiple cars in Brunswick County Friday night have been identified.

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    The three victims in a fatal crash involving multiple cars in Brunswick County Friday night have been identified.

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  • Fire reported at garage behind house in Salisbury

    Fire reported at garage behind house in Salisbury

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:13 PM EST2018-02-19 02:13:56 GMT

    The incident reportedly happened in the 300 block of North Fulton Street, near Prince Charles Apartments.

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    The incident reportedly happened in the 300 block of North Fulton Street, near Prince Charles Apartments.

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  • First Alert Forecast: gradual warming trend for the next few days

    First Alert Forecast: gradual warming trend for the next few days

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:57 PM EST2018-02-19 01:57:22 GMT
    Temperatures will be in the mid to lower 50s as you head out the door tomorrow morning! (Source: WECT)Temperatures will be in the mid to lower 50s as you head out the door tomorrow morning! (Source: WECT)

    A welcomed Bermuda high pressure system will bring seasonable warmth back to the Cape Fear Region to start the new week.

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    A welcomed Bermuda high pressure system will bring seasonable warmth back to the Cape Fear Region to start the new week.

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  • Columbus County racing team cracks Top 15 at Daytona 500

    Columbus County racing team cracks Top 15 at Daytona 500

    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:58 PM EST2018-02-18 23:58:36 GMT

    A racing team based out of Cerro Gordo finished 14th at the Daytona 500 Sunday evening.

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    A racing team based out of Cerro Gordo finished 14th at the Daytona 500 Sunday evening.

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  • Silver Alert canceled for missing Shelby man

    Silver Alert canceled for missing Shelby man

    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:38 PM EST2018-02-18 23:38:17 GMT
    James Albert TysonJames Albert Tyson

    A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Shelby man who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.  James Albert Tyson, 79, was last seen in Shelby. 

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    A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Shelby man who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.  James Albert Tyson, 79, was last seen in Shelby. 

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  • Medic: 2 injured after crash in east Charlotte

    Medic: 2 injured after crash in east Charlotte

    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:30 PM EST2018-02-18 23:30:13 GMT
    (Source: WBTV/File)(Source: WBTV/File)

    According to Medic, the crash happened near East W.T. Harris Boulevard and Deliah Lane.

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    According to Medic, the crash happened near East W.T. Harris Boulevard and Deliah Lane.

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  • Jeffers Belts Two Round Trippers In UNCW Win

    Jeffers Belts Two Round Trippers In UNCW Win

    Jeffers Belts Two Round Trippers In UNCW Win

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:42 PM EST2018-02-18 22:42:06 GMT
    Ryan Jeffers celebrates with a teammate after hitting one of his two home runs Sunday afternoon. (Source: WECT)Ryan Jeffers celebrates with a teammate after hitting one of his two home runs Sunday afternoon. (Source: WECT)

    Ryan Jeffers homered twice as part of a four-hit afternoon and UNCW scored late to edge Lehigh, 5-4, on Sunday at Brooks Field.

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    Ryan Jeffers homered twice as part of a four-hit afternoon and UNCW scored late to edge Lehigh, 5-4, on Sunday at Brooks Field.

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  • Second Half Surge Lifts JMU Past Seahawks

    Second Half Surge Lifts JMU Past Seahawks

    Second Half Surge Lifts JMU Past Seahawks

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-02-18 22:38:57 GMT
    (Source: UNCW)(Source: UNCW)

    UNCW surged to a lead early in the second half against Colonial Athletic Association leader James Madison, but the Dukes put together a game-deciding run to hand the Seahawks a 65-48 loss inside the JMU Convocation Center on Sunday afternoon.

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    UNCW surged to a lead early in the second half against Colonial Athletic Association leader James Madison, but the Dukes put together a game-deciding run to hand the Seahawks a 65-48 loss inside the JMU Convocation Center on Sunday afternoon.

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  • One dead, one charged in fatal car crash overnight in south Charlotte

    One dead, one charged in fatal car crash overnight in south Charlotte

    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:27 PM EST2018-02-18 21:27:04 GMT
    (Fred Craft | WBTV)(Fred Craft | WBTV)

    One person was killed in a single car crash in south Charlotte early Sunday morning. The crash occurred on Runnymede Lane near Barclay Downs Drive around 1:22 a.m. Officials say one female was killed as a result of the crash. The victim's name has not been released. The cause of the crash has not been released. Copyright 2018 WBTV. All rights reserved.

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    One person was killed in a single car crash in south Charlotte early Sunday morning. The crash occurred on Runnymede Lane near Barclay Downs Drive around 1:22 a.m. Officials say one female was killed as a result of the crash. The victim's name has not been released. The cause of the crash has not been released. Copyright 2018 WBTV. All rights reserved.

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  • Pedestrian struck, killed in east Charlotte

    Pedestrian struck, killed in east Charlotte

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:24 AM EST2018-02-18 14:24:37 GMT

    According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened in the 3400 block of the Plaza.

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    According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened in the 3400 block of the Plaza.

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  • Large fire at lumber yard warehouse in Burke Co.

    Large fire at lumber yard warehouse in Burke Co.

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:51 AM EST2018-02-18 13:51:18 GMT
    (Fred Craft | WBTV)(Fred Craft | WBTV)

    Firefighters are working a fire at a lumbar yard warehouse in Burke County. The fire stated in the 3400 block of Texs Fish Camp Road around 5 a.m. Sunday morning in Connelly Springs. Multiple agencies are working to control to the fire. 

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    Firefighters are working a fire at a lumbar yard warehouse in Burke County. The fire stated in the 3400 block of Texs Fish Camp Road around 5 a.m. Sunday morning in Connelly Springs. Multiple agencies are working to control to the fire. 

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  • Choline biomarker study at NCRC in Kannapolis Wins federal support

    Choline biomarker study at NCRC in Kannapolis Wins federal support

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:03 AM EST2018-02-18 13:03:15 GMT
    (Source: NCRC)(Source: NCRC)

    From the North Carolina Research Campus: UNC Nutrition Research Institute director Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD has been awarded a four-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), one of the National Institutes of Health, to develop and validate a panel of laboratory tests that can assess choline status in humans.

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    From the North Carolina Research Campus: UNC Nutrition Research Institute director Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD has been awarded a four-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), one of the National Institutes of Health, to develop and validate a panel of laboratory tests that can assess choline status in humans.

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  • Rowan Chamber: Salute to Agri-business & Farmers’ Appreciation Breakfast at March PIP

    Rowan Chamber: Salute to Agri-business & Farmers’ Appreciation Breakfast at March PIP

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:53 AM EST2018-02-18 12:53:40 GMT
    (Source: Rowan Chamber)(Source: Rowan Chamber)

    From the Rowan Chamber of Commerce: The Chamber’s Power in Partnership (PIP) breakfast for March will host keynote speaker Debbie Hamrick with the North Carolina Farm Bureau.

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    From the Rowan Chamber of Commerce: The Chamber’s Power in Partnership (PIP) breakfast for March will host keynote speaker Debbie Hamrick with the North Carolina Farm Bureau.

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  • Family of Livingstone College sixth president establishes $1M scholarship fund

    Family of Livingstone College sixth president establishes $1M scholarship fund

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:48 AM EST2018-02-18 12:48:52 GMT
    Dr. Sheldon Shipman, right, son of the late Dr. F. George Shipman, sixth Livingstone College president, presents a signed agreement to Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins, Sr., at the college’s Founder’s Day program Feb. 8, establishing a $1M scholarship fund in honor oDr. Sheldon Shipman, right, son of the late Dr. F. George Shipman, sixth Livingstone College president, presents a signed agreement to Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins, Sr., at the college’s Founder’s Day program Feb. 8, establishing a $1M scholarship fund in honor o

    From Livingstone College: The family of a former president of Livingstone College made a special presentation at the college’s annual Founder’s Day program that helps STEM students in need. Dr. Sheldon Shipman, son of the late Dr. F. George Shipman, the sixth president of Livingstone College, announced Feb. 8 that the Shipman family was establishing a $1 million Endowed Scholarship Fund in memory of their father.

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    From Livingstone College: The family of a former president of Livingstone College made a special presentation at the college’s annual Founder’s Day program that helps STEM students in need. Dr. Sheldon Shipman, son of the late Dr. F. George Shipman, the sixth president of Livingstone College, announced Feb. 8 that the Shipman family was establishing a $1 million Endowed Scholarship Fund in memory of their father.

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  • Search is on for man accused of robbing Southport gas station

    Search is on for man accused of robbing Southport gas station

    Search is on for man accused of robbing Southport gas station

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:31 PM EST2018-02-18 04:31:06 GMT
    (Source: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office)

    The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a man accused of robbing a gas station in Southport.

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    The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a man accused of robbing a gas station in Southport.

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  • Late Rally Lifts Cougars Past Seahawks

    Late Rally Lifts Cougars Past Seahawks

    Late Rally Lifts Cougars Past Seahawks

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:30 PM EST2018-02-18 04:30:04 GMT
    Late Rally Lifts Cougars Past Seahawks (Source: UNCW)Late Rally Lifts Cougars Past Seahawks (Source: UNCW)

    Colonial Athletic Association frontrunner College of Charleston dipped into its usual recipe for success – a balanced scoring attack with timely baskets – to turn back upset-minded UNCW, 88-74, in the men's basketball home finale for the Seahawks on Saturday night at Trask Coliseum.

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    Colonial Athletic Association frontrunner College of Charleston dipped into its usual recipe for success – a balanced scoring attack with timely baskets – to turn back upset-minded UNCW, 88-74, in the men's basketball home finale for the Seahawks on Saturday night at Trask Coliseum.

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  • Officials: Person pinned in car after accident off HWY 133

    Officials: Person pinned in car after accident off HWY 133

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:46 PM EST2018-02-18 03:46:10 GMT
    Officials said a driver was pinned in their car after an accident. (Source: WECT)Officials said a driver was pinned in their car after an accident. (Source: WECT)

    Officials say a person was pinned in their car after an accident and a portion of a major highway is shut down as investigators investigate the crash.

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    Officials say a person was pinned in their car after an accident and a portion of a major highway is shut down as investigators investigate the crash.

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  • Seahawks Split Twinbill to Open Season

    Seahawks Split Twinbill to Open Season

    Seahawks Split Twinbill to Open Season

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:34 PM EST2018-02-18 03:34:38 GMT
    Seahawks Split Twinbill to Open Season (Source: UNCW)Seahawks Split Twinbill to Open Season (Source: UNCW)

    Juniors Lacey Fox and Hannah Adamczyk and sophomore Meghan Whitecavage each drove in two runs as UNCW opened its 2018 softball season by splitting a pair of games at the Charlotte First Pitch Classic at Daughtridge Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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    Juniors Lacey Fox and Hannah Adamczyk and sophomore Meghan Whitecavage each drove in two runs as UNCW opened its 2018 softball season by splitting a pair of games at the Charlotte First Pitch Classic at Daughtridge Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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  • Diamond Hawks Fall To Butler, 6-2

    Diamond Hawks Fall To Butler, 6-2

    Diamond Hawks Fall To Butler, 6-2

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:33 PM EST2018-02-18 03:33:36 GMT
    UNCW baseball lost to Butler, 6-2 (Source: WECT)UNCW baseball lost to Butler, 6-2 (Source: WECT)

    Freshman Greg Jones and senior Mason Berneboth homered, but Butler dealt the Seahawks their first loss of the season as the Bulldogs clipped UNCW, 6-2, on Saturday at Brooks Field.

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    Freshman Greg Jones and senior Mason Berneboth homered, but Butler dealt the Seahawks their first loss of the season as the Bulldogs clipped UNCW, 6-2, on Saturday at Brooks Field.

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  • More security likely at transit center in uptown Charlotte after assault on officer

    More security likely at transit center in uptown Charlotte after assault on officer

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:31 PM EST2018-02-18 03:31:39 GMT

    People who ride the buses daily say fights happen in the transit area all the time, but Friday was the first time they'd seen a security officer involved. 

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    People who ride the buses daily say fights happen in the transit area all the time, but Friday was the first time they'd seen a security officer involved. 

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  • Crews battle fire at century-old home in Salisbury

    Crews battle fire at century-old home in Salisbury

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:08 PM EST2018-02-18 00:08:49 GMT

    According to the Salisbury Fire Department, the incident happened in at a home near North Main Street and East Miller Street.

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    According to the Salisbury Fire Department, the incident happened in at a home near North Main Street and East Miller Street.

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  • Wilmington woman turns 100, shares her secrets of long life

    Wilmington woman turns 100, shares her secrets of long life

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:13 PM EST2018-02-17 23:13:31 GMT
    Marie Louise Moriau Walton turned 100 years old on Feb. 17, 2018 and is celebrating with 150 family and friends. (SOURCE: WECT)Marie Louise Moriau Walton turned 100 years old on Feb. 17, 2018 and is celebrating with 150 family and friends. (SOURCE: WECT)

    Marie Louise Moriau Walton turned 100 years old on Feb. 17, 2018 and is celebrating with 150 family and friends. “I think having a sense of humor is the main thing that kept me going all this time,” said Walton. “And of course, my children have helped me a lot, and I hope they have a sense of humor for the rest of their lives.”

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    Marie Louise Moriau Walton turned 100 years old on Feb. 17, 2018 and is celebrating with 150 family and friends. “I think having a sense of humor is the main thing that kept me going all this time,” said Walton. “And of course, my children have helped me a lot, and I hope they have a sense of humor for the rest of their lives.”

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  • Wilmington Fan Expo and Comic Con draws hundreds

    Wilmington Fan Expo and Comic Con draws hundreds

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:36 PM EST2018-02-17 22:36:48 GMT

    The 2018 Wilmington Fan Expo and Comic Con drew 67 vendors and hundreds of attendees to celebrate a wide variety of film, TV, comic book, and web entertainment. Vendors included comic book stores, independent craft makers, collectors, and many more. Eastern Exotics brought a live Macaw parrot, tarantula, frog, alligator, and 16-foot python.

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    The 2018 Wilmington Fan Expo and Comic Con drew 67 vendors and hundreds of attendees to celebrate a wide variety of film, TV, comic book, and web entertainment. Vendors included comic book stores, independent craft makers, collectors, and many more. Eastern Exotics brought a live Macaw parrot, tarantula, frog, alligator, and 16-foot python.

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  • Man arrested for armed robbery in northwest Charlotte

    Man arrested for armed robbery in northwest Charlotte

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:55 PM EST2018-02-17 20:55:26 GMT

    According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, officers responded to a robbery call for service in the 3200 block of Queen City Drive.

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    According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, officers responded to a robbery call for service in the 3200 block of Queen City Drive.

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  • Doctor, nurse from Vegas mass shooting speak to Wilmington-area healthcare providers

    Doctor, nurse from Vegas mass shooting speak to Wilmington-area healthcare providers

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:54 PM EST2018-02-17 20:54:40 GMT

    Healthcare leaders who cared for patients in the hours after the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas spoke to healthcare workers in Downtown Wilmington on Saturday. 

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    Healthcare leaders who cared for patients in the hours after the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas spoke to healthcare workers in Downtown Wilmington on Saturday. 

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  • Officer suffers broken nose, gets multiple stitches after assault in uptown Charlotte

    Officer suffers broken nose, gets multiple stitches after assault in uptown Charlotte

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:36 PM EST2018-02-17 17:36:24 GMT

    The incident happened near the transit center on Fourth Street.

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    The incident happened near the transit center on Fourth Street.

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  • Charlotte security expert weighs in on Florida school shooting

    Charlotte security expert weighs in on Florida school shooting

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:48 AM EST2018-02-17 14:48:43 GMT
    (Source: WBTV/File)(Source: WBTV/File)

    As Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School became the latest flashpoint connecting gun violence and innocent lives lost, the expert worries about what he calls "a disturbing pattern."?

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    As Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School became the latest flashpoint connecting gun violence and innocent lives lost, the expert worries about what he calls "a disturbing pattern."?

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  • BLOG: First Alert Day

    BLOG: First Alert Day

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:11 AM EST2018-02-17 14:11:10 GMT

    Periods of rain are beginning to show up on the radar, most of which are light, as of Saturday morning. We still expect shower coverage to increase through this afternoon. 

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    Periods of rain are beginning to show up on the radar, most of which are light, as of Saturday morning. We still expect shower coverage to increase through this afternoon. 

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  • Catawba College to present free choral concert

    Catawba College to present free choral concert

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:27 AM EST2018-02-17 13:27:32 GMT
    (Source: Catawba College)(Source: Catawba College)
    Want to shake off the winter chill?  Then, make plans to attend “Hear America Sing,” an afternoon of choral music offered at 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel at Catawba College.  The Catawba Singers, PopAC, and Chamber Choir will present this free program featuring many well-known works by classical American composers, as well as music from Gospel and Popular genres. Works presented on the program by the Catawba Singers will include two ...More >>
    Want to shake off the winter chill?  Then, make plans to attend “Hear America Sing,” an afternoon of choral music offered at 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel at Catawba College.  The Catawba Singers, PopAC, and Chamber Choir will present this free program featuring many well-known works by classical American composers, as well as music from Gospel and Popular genres. Works presented on the program by the Catawba Singers will include two ...More >>
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