Over 200 people stopped by the holiday job fair to apply for mall positions this afternoon at the Independence Mall here in Wilmington.
In a Facebook post today, Sheriff John Ingram said the hoax call reported in Brunswick County last night caused the sheriff's office and other agencies, as well as EMS throughout the area to stage and deploy numerous resources.
Forecasters in Miami say Matthew has strengthened into a major Category 3 hurricane in the Caribbean.
The race for governor was center stage this morning in Wilmington.
The storms that have rolled through the Wilmington area so far today caused damage at New Hanover County school.
Drivers in Leland will have to endure another closure of the new Diverging Diamond Interchange as crews finish it up.
A failed to appear warrant has been issued for the arrest of Casey Gore, after she refused to appear in court to answer to charges for animal abuse.
Artists and guests are getting in the gardens at the New Hanover County Arboretum for 'Art in the Arboretum' this weekend.