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Work cuts ferry schedule

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The Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry will run an abbreviated schedule Wednesday and Thursday to perform annual maintenance to the ferry ramps. Full story...
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Columbus County Schools: Spanking and the drop-out rate

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video Columbus County school teachers still paddle their students, and they have one of the highest spanking-rates in the state. On the other hand, the system has one of the state's lowest dropout rates. Full story...
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NC Sheriffs meet in Wrightsville Beach

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Sheriffs from across North Carolina convened in Wrightsville Beach today. For three days they will be at the Holiday Inn Resort to focus on training, including leadership and strategy sessions. Full story...
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Verizon Wireless call center donates 350 computers to area non-profit organizations

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Thanks to a technology upgrade, ten area non-profit organizations received donated computers today. The Verizon Wireless call center donated 395 computers to area churches and schools this morning. Full story...
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Downtown gets another bar

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It's something many store-owners and residents say is the last thing downtown needs-- another bar. At the end of March, Front Street will say good-bye to another retail store and say hello to a new bar. Full story...
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Veterans Prepare for Honor Flight

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video Its called the Honor Flight, a free trip to our nations capitol for World War II veterans. Its their chance to see the World War II Memorial up close for the first time. Full story...
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Wilmington woman wins playing Mega Millions

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Anita Jones of Wilmington may soon be on a trip to Cancun or Jamaica thanks to the $250,000 she won playing Mega Millions. Full story...
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WPD makes heroin bust

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During the search, detectives located 65 bags of heroin (estimated street value of $1300), over 1/2 ounce of marijuana, more than $6000 cash, a handgun, and several items used for packaging and distributing the drugs. Full story...
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A working smoke detector may win you a free pizza tonight

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If firefighters delivers your pizza and they find you have a working smoke detector, your pizza will be free. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Why utility authority is raising water prices & increasing CEO's salary

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video The feedback we're getting is, if we as customers have to feel the pain of a rate hike - shouldn't CEO Matt Jordan feel some too? Full story...
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