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Going Green with rain barrels and compost bins

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There is yet another way to go green right in your own backyard. The New Hanover County Soil and Water Conservation Office is holding a compost bin and rain barrel sale. Full story...
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County commissioners approve permit for cell tower on school property

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videoIt was a disappointing night for a group of New Hanover County parents and property owners. Despite some residents efforts to fight it, county commissioners approved a special use permit for a cell phone tower on Murrayville Elementary School property. Full story...
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Holden Beach hopes to avoid the growing number of internet cafes

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videoInstead of venturing to Vegas, many people are gambling right in their backyards at internet cafes. As you might imagine, controversy is brewing. Brunswick County has several of these internet cafes, but they are not necessarily welcomed. Full story...
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Early voting numbers higher than expected

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Tuesday is Election Day and early voting numbers suggest a better turnout than expected. Despite a slow start, New Hanover County Board of Elections Director Bonnie Williams said more people came out to vote than in the last municipal election. Full story...
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Brunswick County kids learn core values with First Tee program

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Brunswick County kids are learning core values while playing golf. This fall, students at six Brunswick County schools are spending part of the school day at Cinghiale Creek Golf Course as part of the First Tee program. Full story...
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NHC School Board, AT&T plan construction of cell tower behind elementary school

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videoPlans to build a cell phone tower near a local elementary school have parents hung up with health concerns. Monday, Murrayville Elementary School parents and neighbors are calling on county commissioners to stop AT&T from building the tower. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach begins plan for annual NC Holiday Flotilla

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With Halloween behind us, folks are getting ready for the next set of holiday celebrations. In Wrightsville Beach, that means the annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla. Full story...
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NC State students make plans to revitalize Kure Beach

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videoThe Town of Kure Beach is planning a makeover. Elected leaders have enlisted the help of some NC State students to help revitalize the heart of the town. Full story...
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Home made crafts enjoyed at Holy Cross Episcopal Church Oktoberfest

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October is over, but it went out with a bang at one church. The Holy Cross Episcopal Church hosted an Oktoberfest and Craft Fair on Saturday, the last day of the month. Full story...
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City of Southport sees Pyrate Invasion

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Pirates invaded the city of Southport Halloween weekend. Dozens of pirates and militia from long ago came back to relive the town's rich history in the inaugural Pyrate Invasion. Full story...
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