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Coast Guard, other agencies search for missing swimmer near Surf City

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A Surf City Fire and Rescue crew saw a swimmer struggling in the water about 200 yards from the pier, lost sight of the person and called the Coast Guard for help at about 8 p.m. Saturday Full story...
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DOWNTOWN VIOLENCE: Busy start to holiday weekend for WPD

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Last call downtown was the start of problems for Wilmington Police this holiday weekend. Officers working downtown encountered large crowds and responded to several fights when bars closed at 2 a.m. Saturday. Full story...
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Cape Fear Marlin Tournament Reaches Halfway Point

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video A marlin tournament in Morehead City continues to make headlines because an angler on the winning team did not have a license to fish. This weekend it's Wrightsville Beach's turn to host a marlin tournament. It’s the 37th annual Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament. Full story...
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UNCW students face even bigger tuition hike

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The increase is almost nine times as high as students had expected, but it will keep the university from losing 23 staff and 15 faculty positions. Full story...
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Hair clip changes girl, family forever

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videoIt was a freak accident, but one that will likely have life-long affects. A five-year-old girl from North Topsail Beach fell with a sharp ponytail holder in her hair. She now has traumatic brain damage. Full story...

Search continues for missing OIB fisherman

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videoThe start of the 4th of July weekend is nothing to celebrate for the the family of an Ocean Isle Beach man. It all started with a simple fishing trip, but the boat that left Brunswick County Thursday morning washed ashore on Myrtle Beach Thursday night. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Lifeguards up early, stay late to keep beach visitors safe

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video Fourth of July weekend is here, and area beaches will be flooded with visitors. Crowds formed early on Carolina Beach, but while they come to relax, the lifeguards are here to work. Full story...
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WPD helps deputies catch suspect from the sky

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The Sheriff's Office called the K-9 unit and SABLE, the Wilmington Police Department's helicopter, to track down a man they say assaulted his girlfriend before running into the woods. Full story...
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Protestors target "Godless" billboard

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The billboard paid for by secular activists that says "One Nation Indivisible" is being protested in New Hanover County. Full story...
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UPDATE: Deputy cleared of hitting teen on bike

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The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office of Professional Standards has completed the internal investigation involving the traffic accident on June 30th, 2010. Full story...
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