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New Hanover County celebrates Earth Day

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A fun-filled day of live music, good food, and environmental information and activities for all ages! Discover what issues affect our environment, talk with local groups, and learn how you can get involved - from noon until 6pm on Saturday, April 17th at Hugh MacRae Park. It's a FREE event! Full story...
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Pender Post: NAACP done with school district investigation

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Pender Post editor Andy Pettigrew will discuss the story with Marcy Cuevas tomorrow on Good Morning Carolina. Full story...
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day scheduled for New Hanover County

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New Hanover County residents should mark their calendars and start cleaning out the garage and tool sheds for the annual Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Day, Saturday, April 24th, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Full story...
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Stranded fishermen stuck in mud up to their armpits; rescued

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Water Rescue Airboat assisted Oak Island Water Rescue and the US Coast Guard on Saturday night. Full story...
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WHA refiles suit against Sparks

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The lawsuit against Wilmington City Councilman Ronald Sparks has been dismissed and refiled. The Wilmington Housing Authority sued Sparks for negligence and breech of contract following some work he did for them as a housing inspector. Full story...
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Home sale numbers continued to improve in March

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Retail home sales were up slightly in March over last year’s numbers - report our partners at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Full story...
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WHQR-FM ready to hire new station manager after 15 month vacancy

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After three major pledge drives that exceeded the station’s goals, local public radio station, WHQR, has raised enough to hire a new station manager - report our partners at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Full story...
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Weather ups and downs delay strawberry crop

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video A wacky winter and now a wild spring are giving North Carolina strawberry farmers a strange season. The state Agriculture Department says the season is shaping up to be a big one, but farmers in our area say it's starting late. Full story...
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WPD: Driver can't stay on target in Target parking lot

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WPD officers responded to a report of a van that had crashed into a guard rail behind Target. Witnesses reported seeing the injured driver leave the wrecked van and walk into the woods. Full story...
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Supply restaurant robbed; investigators looking for suspects

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are searching for suspect(s) involved in a breaking and entering to a business in Supply. R & R Seafood, located at 3 Fisherman Road, was broken into sometime between March 25th at approximately 3:00 pm and 10:00 am on March 26th. A significant amount of cash was removed from the business. Full story...
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