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Deputies show off counterfeit haul
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Thu, 04/29/2010 - 3:40pm.

New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputies seized 25 boxes of counterfeit goods from a Wilmington store yesterday. Investigators say the merchandise is worth more than $47,000.

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Fallen cop's mother overcome by colleague's testimony
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 04/29/2010 - 3:32pm.

video Today jurors heard from several officers including the sergeant who checked Ofc. Richard Matthews's pulse before he died.

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Butterfly House opens at Airlie Gardens
Submitted by Chris Allen on Thu, 04/29/2010 - 3:27pm.

Airlie Gardens will cut the ribbon this afternoon on a long-awaited addition. The new butterfly house is home to about 300 butterflies.

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UPDATE: OTH fans hope group picture sways network
Submitted by Alena Aldrich on Thu, 04/29/2010 - 2:31pm.

Organizers hope the show of support for the locally-filmed show will get it an eighth season. The date for this event has been changed to May 8th.

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EDITORIAL: Should thongs be banned at Kure Beach
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 04/29/2010 - 1:33pm.

Kure Beach, a small oceanside town in Nazi Germany ... er, sorry, North Carolina, has banned the wearing of thongs on its beaches.

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Presidential plane practices at ILM
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Thu, 04/29/2010 - 11:46am.

If you thought you saw Air Force One in the skies over Wilmington today, you did. Well, kinda.

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ONLY ON 3: Man shot by Soles tells his side of story
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Thu, 04/29/2010 - 10:38am.

videoKyle Blackburn is now telling his side of the story, explaining that he did not talk before now because he feared for his life. Blackburn says the senator has paid him more than $100,000 over the years to keep quiet about what he knows about him.

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What's Happening April 30 - May 2
Submitted by Shontrelle Robinson on Thu, 04/29/2010 - 8:51am.

video This weekend you can run and walk for a cause, learn a little more about our 16th president or taste the fruits of a Columbus County festival.

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CFCC expects big numbers at college info session
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Wed, 04/28/2010 - 10:17pm.

At Cape Fear Community College's annual information night, more than 200 students picked up pamphlets about classes and financial aid.

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Two cents on the sales tax increase
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Wed, 04/28/2010 - 9:50pm.

A quarter-cent sales tax increase on Tuesday's ballot could cut New Hanover County's budget deficit by $5 million. The tax increase was a hot topic at New Hanover County's town hall meeting Wednesday night.

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