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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Sheriff's Dept. charges woman with filing false reports, sprayed graffiti on her own home
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Fri, 03/19/2010 - 1:40pm.

video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Department has charged Kimberley Wilkins with 22 counts of filing false reports. She said vandals kept marking her house with graffiti. Investigators say she was doing it herself - then calling the sheriff's department.

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Easter Bunny hopping over to Independence Mall Saturday morning
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 03/19/2010 - 10:05am.

Hop to the mall March 20 through April 3 and get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny himself, and receive a free gift!

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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington unemployment rate now at 11.6%
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 03/19/2010 - 9:38am.

Unemployment rates increased in 99 of North Carolina’s 100 counties in January, according to statistics released today by the state’s Employment Security Commission.

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FIRST ON 3: Wrightsboro Elementary totally closing because of mold issue
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 03/19/2010 - 9:29am.

As a result of these test results, NHCS has decided to close the Wrightsboro school campus for the remainder of the academic year starting on Friday, March 19, 2009.

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Nesbitt Court will sit empty awhile longer
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Thu, 03/18/2010 - 10:11pm.

The Wilmington developer who wanted to buy Nesbitt Court couldn't secure funding. The WHA is putting it up for public sale.

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Big Talker FM fires morning show host
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 03/18/2010 - 3:54pm.

video If you listen to the Big Talker FM, don't be surprised in the morning when you don't hear Curtis Wright. The station cut him loose Thursday morning. Curtis Wright hosted the Morning Beat for more than three years.

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FIRST ON 3: Coty plant faces more uncertainty
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/18/2010 - 3:34pm.

Workers at the plant today tell WWAY management told them this morning that New Jersey-based Medicia, which said in December it was considering buying the plant, has decided not to make the purchase.

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Terminal Groin conversation comes to Sunset Beach
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 03/18/2010 - 12:30pm.

The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission will discuss its study of the feasibility and advisability of the use of a terminal groin as an erosion control device and hear public comments about the study during its meeting next week.

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FIRST ON 3: Big Talker terminates controversial morning host
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Thu, 03/18/2010 - 12:27pm.

The Big Talker FM announced today it has fired talk show host Curtis Wright. Paul Knight, Vice President and General Manager for Sea-Com, Inc., which owns the radio station, announced Wright's termination in a news release.

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Clinic offers free info for parents of kids with food allergies
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Thu, 03/18/2010 - 11:52am.

Parents of kids with food allergies: How does a free consultation sound? Tonight is your chance.

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