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Wilmington home sales up year-to-year

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Home sales for the Wilmington market in February are up over the same time last year, according to figures released from the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors (WRAR). Full story...
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UPDATED: Columbus Co. ranks #5 in state for spanking at school

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Corporal punishment was used in Columbus County schools 87 times last school year, the report said. Burke County schools in western North Carolina topped the Action for Children list, using corporal punishment 325 times. McDowell County ranked fourth, just above Columbus, with 93 instances of corporal punishment in the school year. Macon County, with 70 instances of corporal punishment, ranked sixth. Full story...
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Fatal DWI crash suspect has prior drunk driving record

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video Thomas Paradise apparently failed to learn his lesson the first time he got behind the wheel drunk. Paradise has five prior drunk driving convictions from various states on his record. Full story...
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Bladen Commissioner-elect, mother killed in crash

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The man picked to replace a Bladen County Commissioner who died last month was killed in a car crash this morning. Full story...
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While tearing up the old, Front Street offers something new

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video Amid torn up pavement, tractors, cones and a road closed sign, a new Front Street restaurant is open for business. The Eat Spot faces a number of road blocks. Front Street construction and a tough economy are the storm its owners have chosen to weather. Full story...
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Water slides coming to Carolina Beach summer

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A developer asked to set up the park at the corner of South Lake Park Blvd. and Hamlet Avenue. Full story...
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Wilmington Bypass work to resume soon

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Work is scheduled to start soon on another section of the Wilmington Bypass. The state awarded a nearly $82 million contract today to build a six-mile section of I-140 in Brunswick County with the help of some federal stimulus money. Full story...
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Businesses say Front Street work hurting bottom line

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Front Street construction is causing headaches for more than just drivers. It's created a bump in the road for businesses as well. Fewer customers have translated into more discounts at stores. Full story...
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Brunswick Sheriff opens Leland substation

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The Brunswick Country Sheriff's Office officially opened a new north end substation this morning. The substation is located next to the Port City Java in Brunswick Forest. Full story...
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80-year-old suspect in death of wife suffering from Alzheimer's

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The Onslow County Sheriff's Office is investigating whether an 80-year-old man shot and killed his wife at an Alzheimer's care center before turning the gun on himself. Full story...
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