The Weekly

Ending Saturday, November 21st, this past week’s top stories included renewing the contract with the company that runs the city's red light cameras and what rising COVID numbers mean for the holidays. Listen for more.

Ending Saturday, November 14th, this past week’s top stories included tensions at UNCW, a look at the New Hanover County School Board meeting, and a local Wilmington production hits the big screen. Listen for more.   

Ending Saturday, November 7th, this past week’s top stories focused on the election results. Listen for more.   

Ending Saturday, October 31st, this past week’s top stories include a local television commercial endorsing candidates accross the aisle, another development in the future of WAVE transit, and more candidate interviews. Listen for more.   

Ending Saturday, October 24th, this past week’s top stories include a City Council meeting amendment and Wilmington's only state-funded detox center high risk for closing. Listen for more.   

This week, our airwaves sounded a bit different. The confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett began on Monday morning and continued through Wednesday evening.    

Ending Saturday, October 8th, this past week’s top stories include the 4-1 County Commisioners vote to sell NHRMC, a 10-year contract finalized at Tuesday's City Council meeting, and an economic outlook for the Port City. Listen for more.   

Ending Saturday, October 4rd, this past week’s top stories include an extension to the census, the opening of large outdoor venues in North Carolina, and a deep dive into the final sale of NHRMC. Listen for more. 

Ending Saturday, September 26th, this past week’s top stories include a big change in K-12 schools, the possible opening of large outdoor venues in North Carolina, and...who doesn't love trees? Listen for more. 

Ending Saturday, September 19th, this past week’s top stories include the re-opening of in-person learning for elementary students, food insecurity in the Cape Fear region, and the latest from Wilmington City Council.

Ending Saturday, August 29th, this past week’s top stories include movement on New Hanover County's addiction treatment center, updates on how UNCW is handling the coronavirus on campus, and how museums are fairing in the pandemic. 

Ending Saturday, August 22nd, this past week’s top stories include a tense city council meeting, a lawsuit over workplace safety for UNC employees, and a new tool to learn about the 1898 coup. Take a listen below.

Ending Saturday, August 15th, this past week’s top stories include $1.3 million dollars in CARES funding approved by the New Hanover County Commisioners, renaming Parsley elementary school, and how the Census is coming along. Take a listen below.

 

Ending Saturday, August 8th, this past week’s top stories include Hurricane Isaias blowing through the Cape Fear region and the on-going question of how to reopen schools safely durng a global pandemic. Take a listen below.

Ending Saturday, August 1st, this past week’s top stories include New Hanover County Schools abandoning a "hybrid" reopening of schools in favor of online only, a new curfew on alcohol sales in North Carolina, and reflecting on racial inequities in Wilmington. Take a listen below.

WHQR will be gathering our weekly reporting and posting it every Saturday in a podcast--we're calling it THE WEEKLY. Catch up every weekend with host Katelyn Freund.  And let us know what you think by emailing theweekly@whqr.org

Ending Saturday, July 25th, this past week’s top stories included new research on water quality in Wilmington, a new directory from New Hanover County Library, and a report on the local oyster industry. Take a listen below.