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Uproar: Self-published poet laureate in NC resigns

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North Carolina's poet laureate is resigning amid criticism of the governor for choosing a writer with just two self-published books. Full story...
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7,500 gallons of wastewater overflows into Lake Waccamaw after sewer spills

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Lake Waccamaw leaders are awaiting water test results after they say thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater overflowed into Lake Waccamaw when it rained following two sanitary sewer spills. Full story...
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Ashley grad Christian Wolfe hangs up the bat and glove for good with Sharks & UNCW

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videoFormer Ashley Screaming Eagle baseball standout Christian Wolfe has decided to put up his bat and glove for good. This means he's off the Wilmington Sharks roster. He won't be playing at UNCW anymore either. On Thursday without Christian Wolfe the Wilmington Sharks split their doubleheader with Morehead City. Wilmington Post 10 is state tournament bound. Plus more! Full story...
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McCrory: Stance on film incentives firm even after studio visit

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videoFilm industry supporters have been critical of Gov. Pat McCrory not answering their plea to meet with the film industry during visits to Wilmington as the debate over film incentives continues. Today that changed. Full story...
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Scott Braswell takes leave of absence at Hoggard

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videoHoggard High School head football coach and athletics director Scott Braswell will be taking a leave of absence in order to have surgery on a tumor in his lower back. Braswell is entering his 18th season as the head football coach of the Vikings. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: North Carolina Aquarium

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videoHave you been to the North Carolina Aquarium out at Fort Fisher lately? If not, you're missing out! Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Surf City worker faces assault charges while on the job

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videoNeighbors are speaking out about pending charges for assault involving a city worker. Warrants say Jordan stepped on Worthington's foot and raked dog feces off on Worthington's shoe, that's when neighbors say Worthington put Jordan in a choke hold causing serious bruising around his neck. Worthington is charged with assault inflicting serious injury by breaking Jordan's jaw and Jordan is charged with simple assault. Full story...
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NC ranked 6th scariest state in US

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videoNorth Carolina ranks 46th in teacher pay, 31st in unemployement rates and it's now the sixth scariest state in America. Real estate search site Estately used 15 common fears from clowns to dentists, hurricanes, shark attacks, tornadoes and meth labs to figure out which states are scariest. Full story...
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Push for film incentives a campaign issue for NC House race

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video As the governor took time today to visit Wilmington's move studio, the push in Hollywood East for film incentives continues. Today supporters renewed their calls, as they stood with a NC House candidate who backs them. Full story...
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Two arrested for museum dinosaur theft

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A man and woman turned themselves in a day after State Capitol Police released surveillance video of the theft of a dinosaur model from a Raleigh museum. Logan Todd Ritchey, 21, of Raleigh, and Alyssa Ann Lavacca, 21, of Holly Springs, are charged with two felony counts of theft or destruction of property of public libraries, museums, etc. Full story...
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EPA: Duke done dredging coal ash from NC river

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Federal environmental officials say Duke Energy has completed removal of large pockets of coal ash from the Dan River following a massive spill at a North Carolina power plant. Full story...
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Wilmington couple charged with arson, insurance fraud

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A Wilmington couple has been charged with arson and insurance fraud after a May fire at their home. Full story...
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DWI hearing delayed for ex-head of WHA

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A court hearing on an impaired driving charge for the former head of the Wilmington Housing Authority has been continued. Full story...
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Funeral for former cheerleader scheduled as family spreads memory worldwide

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Funeral services for former Laney High School cheerleader Jasmin Grady, who family and friends hope to honor by granting her last wish, have been announced as millions continue to spread the word about her life. Full story...
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Bob Hanna officially named West Brunswick football coach

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Bob Hanna has officially been named head football coach at West Brunswick High School. Hanna has 43 years of coaching experience, including the last 20 as head coach and athletic director at Irmo High School in suburban Columbia, SC. Full story...
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