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Azalea Festival to unveil official artwork

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We are only a few days into fall, but Wilmington's biggest spring event gets going Friday night. The Azalea Festival unveils the official artwork for next year's event. Full story...
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Local counties see fall in unemployment

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There is encouraging news on the job front. There was a downtick in unemployment for our local counties in August. Full story...
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Hundreds make strides toward a cure for cancer

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videoWhether walking to raise money for cancer research or to remember a loved one who died from the disease, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night event started and finished at the Coastline Convention Center in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Pender County Correctional Institution helps dogs find homes

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videoSome Pender County prisoners are taking part in a New Leash on Life. Inmates spent the past eight weeks training homeless dogs that a local animal shelter rescued. Full story...
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Coast Guard learns more on day two of hearing

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videoIn day two of their hearing, the Coast Guard continued to look at the circumstances surrounding a deadly parasailing accident in Ocean Isle Beach on August 28th. Much of the testimony on Thursday, focused on the weather conditions that day. Full story...
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DSS investigation closes on Allen Strickland

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A social services investigation into the guardianship of a Tabor City teen with ties to RC Soles is now officially closed. Full story...
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Warehouse fire in Chadbourn finally extinguished

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The tire warehouse fire that started Monday night in Chadbourn is finally out. Town manager Stevie Cox said fire fighters extinguished the final flames early Thursday morning. Full story...
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Man, teenage girl charged in drive-by shooting

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A man and a teenage girl are in jail following a drive-by shooting at a home in Brunswick County. It happened Wednesday in front of a home on Easy Street in Bolivia. Full story...
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Big buzz about books at New Hanover's Pre-K Center

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The buzz was all about books at New Hanover's Pre-K Center Thursday. As part of the county's literacy initiative, some 20 students were treated to a guest reading today. Full story...
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Wilmington Police destroy weapons in effort to make streets safer

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Wilmington Police took a big step in making city streets a little safer Wednesday. The department destroyed more than 150 weapons. Full story...
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