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Description

WECT 6 Local News delivers the latest news, sports, interactive weather radar and video directly to your mobile device. Stay connected no matter where you go with comprehensive coverage for Wilmington and Cape Fear. When news and weather breaks the WECT news app is your “all access pass” to the latest stories. Other features include:
- Local, Regional and National coverage.
- Real-time breaking news alerts so you can follow stories as they happen.
- Deep weather forecast information.
- Contribute your stories, images and video to WECT by uploading directly from your mobile device.
- Side menu tray navigation for quick access to the news you need.
- Live Streaming support on 4.x devices (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean)
- Universal app for phone and tablet devices (tablets include multi-pane reading).

NBC affiliate also serving Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender Counties.

This app requests location to help customize content for you. We will provide location information and information about your use of the app to our advertising partners in order to customize the ads displayed in this app and other apps you use. Please review our privacy policy for more details and for your choices.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Mar 26, 2013 (almost 6 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Jan 09
2019
(Current)
Version 5.3.0

Improved stability and performance

Jan 07
2019
Version 5.2.0

Updated resources
Improved stability and performance

Nov 28
2018
Version 5.1.0

We update the WECT app regularly so we can make it better for you.
Turn on automatic updates to make sure you get all the latest features and improvements.
Thanks for trusting WECT as your key source for news, weather, sports, and more.

New in this version:
- We've made it easier to update the app's sections so that we can bring you new content more often!

Nov 07
2018
Version 5.0.0

This update provides a fresh new redesign that focuses on ease of use, stability and performance.

Aug 29
2018
Version 4.8.0

New in this version:
- Pre-rolled Ads before Live Stream
- Outbrain Styling: slightly smaller images with text appearing on the right
- Update Urban Airship SDK: improve notification and in-app messaging
- Many Bug Fixes And Under The Hood Improvements

Jun 12
2018
Version 4.7.0

New in this version:
- Pre-rolled Ads before Live Stream
- Outbrain Styling: slightly smaller images with text appearing on the right
- Update Urban Airship SDK: improve notification and in-app messaging
- Many Bug Fixes And Under The Hood Improvements

Mar 13
2018
Version 4.6.3

Updates & Improvements:
- Updated UX for loading more content in a Category Page - now the loading spinner appears in-line, below the oldest piece of content, matching Android’s Material Design best practices
- Now users can pull-to-refresh the Weather page and after 15 minutes since the Weather page data will automatically refresh to make sure users see fresh data
Performance & Stability:
- Fixed the top crash issues identified via our technical performance monitoring tool

Dec 07
2017
Version 4.5.1

NEW in this release:
• Under-the-hood performance improvements

Nov 28
2017
Version 4.5.0

NEW in this release:
• Lots of bug fixes and under-the-hood performance improvements!

Oct 31
2017
Version 4.4.1

NEW in this release:
• Lots of bug fixes and under-the-hood performance improvements!

Oct 19
2017
Version 4.4.0

NEW in this release:
• Lots of bug fixes and under-the-hood performance improvements!

Aug 03
2017
Version 4.3.0

NEW in this release:
• Fixed a bug that took many users to the wrong Article
• Fixed another bug that allowed the screen to sleep while watching a video
• Android 7.1 users - Use App Shortcuts for the Weather page + other key parts of the app
• Lots of bug fixes and performance improvements

May 19
2017
Version 4.2.0

Apr 21
2017
Version 4.1.0

NEW in this version:
• [NEW] Add custom Weather locations!
• Many bug fixes and performance improvements
• [FIXED] An issue where some times tapping on an article resulted in opening a different article

Apr 10
2017
Version 4.0.0

NEW in this version:
• Whole new look for the UI/UX of the app!
• [NEW] Get severe weather alerts in your area as soon as you open the app - Warnings, Watches, and Advisories are separated so you can easily see the most important information
• Many small improvements to the user experience for Slideshows and Articles
• Many bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 13
2016
Version 3.3.25.0

Third party library updates.
Bug fixes.

Jun 21
2016
Version 3.3.24.0

Third party library updates.
Bug fixes.

Apr 04
2016
Version 3.3.23.0

Mar 21
2016
Version 3.3.22.0

Dec 16
2015
Version 3.3.20.0

Nov 13
2015
Version 3.3.19.0

WECT 6 Local News delivers the latest news, sports, interactive weather radar and video directly to your mobile device. Stay connected no matter where you go with comprehensive coverage for Wilmington and Cape Fear. When news and weather breaks the WECT news app is your “all access pass” to the latest stories. Other features include:
- Local, Regional and National coverage.
- Real-time breaking news alerts so you can follow stories as they happen.
- Deep weather forecast information.
- Contribute your stories, images and video to WECT by uploading directly from your mobile device.
- Side menu tray navigation for quick access to the news you need.
- Live Streaming support on 4.x devices (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean)
- Universal app for phone and tablet devices (tablets include multi-pane reading).

NBC affiliate also serving Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender Counties.

This app requests location to help customize content for you. We will provide location information and information about your use of the app to our advertising partners in order to customize the ads displayed in this app and other apps you use. Please review our privacy policy for more details and for your choices.

Aug 25
2015
Version 3.3.17.0

WECT 6 Local News delivers the latest news, sports, interactive weather radar and video directly to your mobile device. Stay connected no matter where you go with comprehensive coverage for Wilmington and Cape Fear. When news and weather breaks the WECT news app is your “all access pass” to the latest stories. Other features include:
- Local, Regional and National coverage.
- Real-time breaking news alerts so you can follow stories as they happen.
- Deep weather forecast information.
- Contribute your stories, images and video to WECT by uploading directly from your mobile device.
- Side menu tray navigation for quick access to the news you need.
- Live Streaming support on 4.x devices (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean)
- Universal app for phone and tablet devices (tablets include multi-pane reading).

NBC affiliate also serving Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender Counties.

This app requests location to help customize content for you. We will provide location information and information about your use of the app to our advertising partners in order to customize the ads displayed in this app and other apps you use. Please review our privacy policy for more details and for your choices.

Aug 03
2015
Version 3.3.16.0

WECT 6 Local News delivers the latest news, sports, interactive weather radar and video directly to your mobile device. Stay connected no matter where you go with comprehensive coverage for Wilmington and Cape Fear. When news and weather breaks the WECT news app is your “all access pass” to the latest stories. Other features include:
- Local, Regional and National coverage.
- Real-time breaking news alerts so you can follow stories as they happen.
- Deep weather forecast information.
- Contribute your stories, images and video to WECT by uploading directly from your mobile device.
- Side menu tray navigation for quick access to the news you need.
- Live Streaming support on 4.x devices (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean)
- Universal app for phone and tablet devices (tablets include multi-pane reading).

NBC affiliate also serving Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender Counties.

This app requests location to help customize content for you. We will provide location information and information about your use of the app to our advertising partners in order to customize the ads displayed in this app and other apps you use. Please review our privacy policy for more details and for your choices.

May 08
2015
Version 3.3.13.0

WECT 6 Local News delivers the latest news, sports, interactive weather radar and video directly to your mobile device. Stay connected no matter where you go with comprehensive coverage for Wilmington and Cape Fear. When news and weather breaks the WECT news app is your “all access pass” to the latest stories. Other features include:
- Local, Regional and National coverage.
- Real-time breaking news alerts so you can follow stories as they happen.
- Deep weather forecast information.
- Contribute your stories, images and video to WECT by uploading directly from your mobile device.
- Side menu tray navigation for quick access to the news you need.
- Live Streaming support on 4.x devices (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean)
- Universal app for phone and tablet devices (tablets include multi-pane reading).

NBC affiliate also serving Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender Counties.

This app requests location to help customize content for you. We will provide location information and information about your use of the app to our advertising partners in order to customize the ads displayed in this app and other apps you use. Please review our privacy policy for more details and for your choices.

Feb 16
2015
Version 3.3.12.0

WECT 6 Local News delivers the latest news, sports, interactive weather radar and video directly to your mobile device. Stay connected no matter where you go with comprehensive coverage for Wilmington and Cape Fear. When news and weather breaks the WECT news app is your “all access pass” to the latest stories. Other features include:
- Local, Regional and National coverage.
- Real-time breaking news alerts so you can follow stories as they happen.
- Deep weather forecast information.
- Contribute your stories, images and video to WECT by uploading directly from your mobile device.
- Side menu tray navigation for quick access to the news you need.
- Live Streaming support on 4.x devices (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean)
- Universal app for phone and tablet devices (tablets include multi-pane reading).

NBC affiliate also serving Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender Counties.

This app requests location to help customize content for you. We will provide location information and information about your use of the app to our advertising partners in order to customize the ads displayed in this app and other apps you use. Please review our privacy policy for more details and for your choices.

Oct 17
2014
Version 3.3.8.0

WECT 6 Local News delivers the latest news, sports, interactive weather radar and video directly to your mobile device. Stay connected no matter where you go with comprehensive coverage for Wilmington and Cape Fear. When news and weather breaks the WECT news app is your “all access pass” to the latest stories. Other features include:
- Local, Regional and National coverage.
- Real-time breaking news alerts so you can follow stories as they happen.
- Deep weather forecast information.
- Contribute your stories, images and video to WECT by uploading directly from your mobile device.
- Side menu tray navigation for quick access to the news you need.
- Live Streaming support on 4.x devices (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean)
- Universal app for phone and tablet devices (tablets include multi-pane reading).

NBC affiliate also serving Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender Counties.

This app requests location to help customize content for you. We will provide location information and information about your use of the app to our advertising partners in order to customize the ads displayed in this app and other apps you use. Please review our privacy policy for more details and for your choices.

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