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Ex-BHI Mayor’s use of tax reports prompts SBI inquiry

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Former Bald Head Island mayor Larry Lammert is the center of an inquiry the State Bureau of Investigation has launched in connection with documents he received while challenging the local voting rights of certain property owners on the island - reports the State Port Pilot. Full story...
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Though risk is low, state, locals prepare for oil from Gulf

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video With oil spilling in large quantities in the Gulf of Mexico, some locals are concerned that it will eventually get to our beaches. The chances that it will are small, but just in case, North Carolina is taking steps to prepare for its effects. Full story...
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Condemned building in downtown Wilmington is now being renovated.

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The building at 22 and 24 North Front Street was condemned in January when the front facade started to pull away from the building. Full story...
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UPDATE: UNCW anthropologist offers answers about Bald Head bones

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video We finally have some answers about the bones found under a golf course on Bald Head Island in February. Full story...
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Southport changes course on international port plans

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video No port in Southport. That's the stand from the Southport Board of Aldermen. It's a 180-degree turn from how the board felt about the proposed international terminal four years ago. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fire chief had already been convicted of DWI charge; judge threw out appeal and conviction

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video We're digging deeper into the Oak Island Fire Chief John House's DWI charge. So far we've learned from a Brunswick County Court Clerk that House had already been found guilty of his December 2008 DWI charge. The case before Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis was an appeal. Full story...
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Robbers beat victim ... twice

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The male victim was walking eastbound on Walnut Street when he noticed two men sitting on a porch in the 800 block Walnut Street. One of the men asked the victim if he had money. He said no and kept walking. When he reached the area of Anderson and Walnut Streets, the same two men approached him. Full story...
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Cops nab car thieves

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A WPD officer on patrol near Wrightsville Avenue and Independence noticed a 2007 Dodge Durango driving erratically and committing a lane violation. The officer ran the tag and began to attempt a traffic stop, but the vehicle took off. Full story...
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Chinese restaurant deliverer robbed on 15th Street

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The victim, a delivery person for Chop Stix restaurant, was attempting to deliver food at 710 S. 15th Street when a man came out from behind the house and said he ordered the food. The man asked the victim if he had change for a $100 dollar bill. Full story...
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The Rant: Folks are fired up about fire chief getting off DWI hook

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video Investigators say Oak Island fire chief John House blew a .14 when they stopped him at a checkpoint in December 2008. Judge Ola Lewis said case dismissed Tuesday when a prosecutor wanted a few more hours to get a trooper to court to testify. Now many of you are saying, "WHAT?!?" Full story...