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County commissioners meet about NHC property tax increase

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videoNew Hanover County residents could be in for a property tax increase at the very least. It was a topic of discussion at Monday night's County Commissioners meeting. A county-wide property revaluation is scheduled for January 2011.

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Jury selection underway in case against Brian Reavis

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videoThe man accused of brutally beating and sexually assaulting a 95-year-old Wilmington woman last year was in court today as jury selection began for 41-year-old Brian Reavis. Full story...
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Concerns about Craig's List

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videoIf you have a computer, chances are you've visited Craig's List. The free advertising service has become one of the most popular venues on the internet, but some people are thinking twice about using the site, after a 26-year-old masseuse was murdered in Boston. She allegedly met her killer on Craig’s List. Full story...
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Change for parking meters

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videoUntil now, parkers in downtown Wilmington had two alternatives to searching through the seats for spare change… the parking deck or a $6 park card. But now, Port City drivers have another option. Full story...
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Brunswick schools all recycling

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Brunswick County is raising awareness about recycling. All county schools officially now have recycling programs. That means all the plastic bottles and cans that students used to throw away, will now be recycled into a new material. Full story...
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Career Day for kids at Wrightsboro Elementary

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From chefs, to ballerinas - waitresses to veterinarians, all the way to a baseball player, kids dressed up and showed off what they want to be when they grow up. Full story...
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Renovated building downtown awarded Greenspace of the Month

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When you live downtown, green space can be difficult to come across, but one developer is trying to change that. Full story...
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Farmers' markets to accept food stamps

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A Columbus County farmers' market now accepts electronic benefits cards, commonly known as food stamps.

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Plans to ease congestion at Oleander and College

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Changes are on the way to ease congestion at Wilmington's busiest intersection. The Department of Transportation plans to add an additional left turn lane off Oleander and onto College in both directions. Full story...
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Lawmakers begin to redraw unconstitutional House district

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State lawmakers will begin figuring out how to redraw State House districts in Pender and New Hanover counties on Tuesday. In March, the US Supreme Court ruled the 18th House District, that snakes from downtown Wilmington into western Pender County, is an unconstitutional minority-influence district.

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Local high school students helps train German Shepherds

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A local high school student is helping the police and the military, as part of an assignment for school. For his senior project, Christopher Marshall learned to work with and train German Shepherds. Full story...
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Job on the way in Columbus County

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More jobs are on the way to our area. Columbus County announced Monday that Nice Blends Corporation will open a food-processing facility near Whiteville, which will create 54 jobs over three years. Full story...
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Audit committee discusses City Council travel policies and procedures

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City officials spent $19,000 in tax payer money on a trip to the National League of Cities Conference. Councilmen Jim Quinn said the audit committee's review of City Council expense policies should ease tax payer concerns. Full story...
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Half of runs at Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry temporarily suspended

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The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division suspended half the runs at the Southport-Ft. Fisher route Monday, due to a minor oil leak in the engine system of the Motor Vessel Southport. Full story...
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Coast Guard and NHC Sheriff's arrest man accused of stealing from boater

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and Coast Guard joined together to arrest a man accused of stealing from a boater. Full story...
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