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Restaurant owner requests to put new billiards bar & bistro at WB Galleria

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George Glykis of Capone’s Billiards Bar & Bistro will appear before the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen Thursday, June 10 to propose a new venue planned for the second floor of the Galleria shopping center on Wrightsville Avenue - reports the Lumina News. Full story...
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Man wanted in Brunswick Co. tracked down in Texas

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The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line received an anonymous tip on May 19th on Wanted subject, John Carl Wilson. The tip advised that Wilson was residing at an address in Arlington, Texas. Full story...
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New downtown workspace opening today

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BuenaSpace, marketed as a space for entrepreneurs, independent freelancers and telecommuters, will host it's grand opening celebration on Thursday, June 10th. Full story...
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Sex offender facing pot charges

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Detectives with the Pender County Sheriff’s office Narcotics Unit arrested 41-year-old David Gerald Batts, a convicted sex offender, at his residence at 308 Oakmont Dr. Hampstead... Full story...
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Rocky Point man charged with arson

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Investigator’s With the Pender County Sheriff’s Office arrested 32-year-old Edward Lee Lippard III with Fraudulently Burning A Dwelling after he set fire to a residence that he was occupying in the 2800 Block of Clarks Landing Rd. in Rocky Point. Full story...
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Father, daughter plead guilty to federal health care fraud charges

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A Wilmington man and his daughter have pleaded guilty to federal charges after prosecutors say they used several medical practices they owned to submit fake bills to Medicare and Medicaid. Full story...
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DOWNTOWN VIOLENCE: Fight breaks out at Slice of Life Pizza

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A WPD officer on patrol spotted a crowd of about 15 men at Market and Front Streets, and they seemed to be involved in a verbal dispute. As the officer got out of her car, several of the men started walking away from her. Then a man approached whose face was covered with blood. Full story...
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State settles Ag-Mart case

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Workers at Ag-Mart's North Carolina farms say their children suffered severe birth defects as a result of pesticide misuse. One woman, who was pregnant when she worked for Ag-Mart, had a son born with no arms and no legs. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: County could take over Soccer Park

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videoStarting Friday soccer fans around the globe will be captivated by the World Cup. Meanwhile the future of a local soccer park is in question as money for the up-keep of the fields is running dry. Full story...
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Reward increased in turtle death investigation

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Investigators still don't know who tortured and killed a rare sea turtle on Topsail Beach, but the reward has increased for anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible. Full story...
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