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Recent Articles by Carole
COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna receives validation following Phase 3 study
In this first analysis, of the 95 cases of COVID-19 observed, only five were detected in the vaccine test group versus 90 in the placebo group. This resulted in a vaccine efficacy rate of 94.5%.
Published November 16, 2020 at 5:04 PM
Check the location of your polling place for election day
Unlike with early voting where people can choose where to vote, Election Day ballots must be cast at the polling place assigned to each registered voter.
Published November 3, 2020 at 8:58 AM
Enrollment is complete for Moderna’s Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial
Moderna, Inc. announced Thursday it had completed enrollment of 30,000 participants in the Phase 3 coronavirus vaccine trial
Published October 23, 2020 at 6:38 PM
Pender County Schools votes against Plan A for K-5 students
Pender County Schools Board of Education votes against transitioning K-5 students to Plan A at a meeting Tuesday evening.
Bryant Reed and
Published October 13, 2020 at 7:40 PM
As the pandemic forces some spots to close downtown, other businesses see opportunity
New businesses are opening as more restaurants and bars are succumbing to the economic challenges associated with the coronavirus pandemic
Ashlea Kosikowski and
Published October 9, 2020 at 4:59 PM
Ocean Isle Beach bears the brunt of Hurricane Isaias
Isaias briefly intensified to a Category 1 hurricane Monday, August 3 before making an official landfall at Ocean Isle Beach in Brunswick County at 11:10 p.m.
Published August 4, 2020 at 4:59 PM
Counties issue guidance in preparation for Hurricane Isaias
Hurricane Isaias is currently on track to impact southeastern North Carolina with significant rain, high winds, storm surge and flooding.
Published July 31, 2020 at 7:35 PM
New Hanover County Board of Education approves proposal to change to Plan C
At an interim meeting held Tuesday evening, Board of Education members considered a switch to reopening New Hanover County Schools under Plan C—virtual learning—for the first grading period.
Published July 28, 2020 at 9:43 PM
Local volunteers needed for first phase III coronavirus vaccine trial in the US
A Wilmington medical practice has been selected by Trial Management Associates, LLC (TMA) to conduct the first COVID-19 vaccine Phase III trial in the United States.
Published June 26, 2020 at 5:11 PM
Five people arrested after protesters take to the streets downtown
Shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday, protesters took to the streets in downtown Wilmington and tensions rose when they sat in the middle of North 3rd Street
Published June 17, 2020 at 7:00 AM
Large crowds gather as curfew approaches
Throughout the evening, there were alternating moments of silence, chanting and reading of names of those who had died at the hands of law enforcement.
Published June 4, 2020 at 12:09 AM
Northside Church provides 500 free Thanksgiving meals
WPD responds after shots fired along Orange St.; no injuries reported
Gov. Cooper signs executive order to strengthen mask mandate in N.C.
WBTV Web Staff
Visits with Santa continue in Wilmington with added safety precautions
Grief counselor shares tools for navigating holidays