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City of Wilmington considers rezoning portion of Oleander Drive

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The city is considering rezoning part of Oleander Drive between Pine Grove and 51st Street. The rezoning would change the way the area is developed and what types of buildings can be located there. Full story...
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Coming up at Wilmington City Council Tuesday

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An ordinance to accept a $2,000 donation from a group of downtown restaurant and bar owners to be split equally to buy additional cigarette disposal containers for the downtown area and to support the WPD's Mounted Patrol Unit. Full story...
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Sheriff mulls possible $1M cut

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Last week the county asked Sheriff Ed McMahon to reduce his budget to try to help make up a $14 million county budget shortfall. Full story...
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Former director of Battleship North Carolina wins state award

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Three distinguished North Carolinians were honored today at the N.C. Governor’s Conference on Hospitality & Tourism for their significant and continuing contributions to the growth and success of North Carolina's tourism industry. The 2010 Winners Circle Awards were presented to Capt. David R. Scheu of Wilmington, Bill Hensley of Charlotte and Spencer Robbins of Banner Elk. Full story...
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New ABC Chief Executive hired

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The New Hanover County Alcohol Beverage Control Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Sykes to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Sykes will begin his duties effective April 1, 2010. Full story...
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BREAKING NEWS FIRST ON 3: Corning plant fire out. No injuries reported

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videoUPDATED 7:00PM: A fire at the Corning Plant on College Road is out - and roadways are reopened. The fire was caused by a malfunction that led to overheating. No injuries reported. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: County budget deficit could affect local parks & gardens

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video New Hanover County Commissioners have asked the Parks Department to go back to the drawing board and trim its budget. Full story...
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Volleyball tournament helps Yahweh Center

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Local law enforcement squared off against the media on the sand Saturday. It was the first ever media vs. law enforcement volleyball tournament. Full story...
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Watermark Marina holds bankruptcy auction

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The marina filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2008. It was upgraded to Chapter 7 in November, meaning it must sell all its assets. Full story...
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Men use drive-thru for robbery

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Wilmington Police are searching for the men who robbed a fast food restaurant over the weekend using the drive-thru window. Full story...
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