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Panties in a wad over "Thong Ban" at Kure Beach

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video The new thong ban at Kure Beach is causing tempers to flare amongst the town council. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Pierce found guilty of second degree murder; sentenced to 8 - 20 years

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video A New Hanover County jury has returned a guilty verdict on second-degree murder against Anthony Pierce. Full story...
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Guilty verdict leads to emotional reactions

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video Minutes after the jury found Pierce guilty of second-degree murder, the courtroom became emotional. The family of Ofc. Rich Matthews embraced one another and fellow officers. Full story...
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Balancing budget puts commissioners on edge

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County staff proposed cuts and a 1.6-cent property tax increase to balance the budget. But commissioners asked them to come back with a new budget with a property tax increase of only 1.3-cents. That 0.3 cent difference equals about $1 million more in cuts. Full story...
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Wilmington doctor arrested for prescription forgery and fraud

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Guy David Dyer, 66, of Wilmington has been charged with prescription forgery and fraud. Dyer remains in custody at the New Hanover County Detention Facility under a $15,000 secured bond. Full story...
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Holden Beach pavilion unsafe

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video The Jordan Boulevard Pavilion is closed until further notice after engineers discovered its pylons were leaning. Full story...
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Opa! Greek Festival coming soon

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You can immerse yourself in Greek culture next weekend with a little food, music and dancing. Did we mention the food? It's the 18th Annual Greek Festival. Full story...
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Myrtle Grove MS gym floor has mercury

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The school district was already planning to replace floor. Health officials say it poses no health risk. Full story...
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Law enforcement breaks ground on memorial to fallen

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video The goal is to have the memorial finished by next spring. Organizers still need $50,000 to meet that goal. Full story...
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Orton Plantation being sold, renovated

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The new owner plans to restore the house and renovate the grounds. To do it, the gardens at Orton Plantation will be closed indefinitely starting June 1. Full story...
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