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$100,000 gift to CFCC aims to help homeless get back on their feet

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The Rising Tide Fund, a privately endowed fund established in Wilmington to benefit persons served by Good Shepherd Center, has donated $100,000 to the CFCC Foundation to form this new scholarship. Full story...
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Man charged with friend's murder after fight over drugs

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video 25-year-old Donte Anthony Caines is charged with second degree murder after investigators say he shot and killed his friend Gary Lydell Fisher at Caines's New Hanover County home. Full story...
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Burgaw Middle School PTO demands explanation for principal's suspension

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It bothers us that our good principal would be suspended without any explanation for this action. We (Parents, teachers, and students) have worked hard at BMS to improve the negative image that the school had before his arrival. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Suspect in DQ DWI crash an illegal immigrant

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Isaias Martinez-Garcia is an illegal immigrant. Martinez-Garcia is facing his fifth DWI charge in New Hanover County. Full story...
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86-year-old woman killed in house fire

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video Investigators say an 86-year-old woman died this morning when her Wilmington mobile home caught on fire. It happened just after 6 a.m. at a trailer park on Burnett Blvd. behind Winnie's Tavern. Full story...
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FBI survey shows rise in property crime in Wilmington

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Preliminary figures indicate that law enforcement agencies in the Wilmington area reported a substantial increase in one violent crime category brought to their attention for 2009 when compared with figures reported for 2008. Full story...
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Ceremony honors Merchant Marines

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The event was part of National Maritime Day, which was established in 1933. It recognizes the role the US Merchant Marines play in ensuring national security. It is also a chance to remember those Merchant Marines who lost their life during World War II. Full story...
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Most New Hanover County offices closed Friday & Monday

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All non-emergency offices of New Hanover County government will be closed for the final mandatory furlough day of the current fiscal year on Friday, May 28. Offices will also be closed on Monday (Memorial Day). Full story...
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Former Pender jail officer pleads guilty

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A former Pender County detention officer has been ordered into a sex offender treatment program after pleading guilty today. Full story...
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Ogden Elementary’s "Go Green Team" receives national recognition

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For the second consecutive year, Ogden Elementary School’s Go Green Team will been honored by the National Energy Education Department (NEED) Project. Full story...
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