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Castle Hayne Park burn scheduled

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New Hanover County is planning a prescribed burn at Castle Hayne Park Friday. The 30-acre park off Parmele Road will be closed during the burn. Full story...
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Moratorium proposed on Wilmington sweepstakes cafes

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Wilmington councilman Ron Sparks is proposing a moratorium on sweepstakes cafes to review zoning laws and create possible restrictions. Full story...
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Cigarette Causes Weekend Fire

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Investigators now know what caused the fire that destroyed part of an apartment complex over the weekend. Full story...
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Girl wakes up with masked man hovering over her

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A 15-year-old girl reported that she woke up to see a man with a mask standing over her. She said she fought with the man, pulling his mask off, and he ran out. Full story...
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WPD: Suspect holds gun to man's head at Rum Runners

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A victim in the incident approached the officers and said the man had pulled the gun inside the club, “racked” it and put it to the victim’s head, allegedly because the victim had disrespected the suspect’s girlfriend. Full story...
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WPD: More fights break out at the Rhino Club

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A WFD Fire Marshal closed the Rhino Club for a City Code violation. The crowd spilled out into the street and a couple of fights broke out. Full story...
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Orton Gardens open for spring

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The historic plantation gardens will be featuring late winter and early spring blooms. Camellias are in abundance now and you can look forward to the Azaleas later this year. Full story...
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School employees simulate poverty

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The poverty experience brought social workers, counselors, nurses and administrators together for a day of realistic role play. Full story...
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Note sent from "Old Books on Front Street" after weekend move

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Throughout the day we averaged 100 people boxing, packing, moving, unloading, dismantling bookshelves and scavenging the city for boxes. Full story...
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Repeat drug dealer gets 12+ years in prison

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Powell was arrested during a traffic stop by the Wilmington Police Department and was found in possession of a quantity of heroin packaged for distribution. He has four prior felony convictions for narcotics offenses. Full story...
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