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Easter egg hunt at the battleship

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The Easter Bunny has returned and is hiding eggs all over Battleship Park for the 3rd annual Eater Egg Hunt on April 2, 2010 at 9:30 am, 11:30 am and 2:00 pm at the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA. Children, ages 2 - 9, will have an eggscelent time scurrying around the park trying to find as many Easter Eggs as they can! Full story...
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Corning back to work after fire

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video Corning employees are heading back to work Monday night. A fire Sunday afternoon damaged part of the Wilmington plant. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: How much does it cost to fly the NHC Sheriff's Dept. chopper?

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is trying to cut $1 million out of its budget. A lot of you have written in asking why they don't sell their helicopter. Sheriff Ed McMahon and the pilot of "Sheriff Air One" say the chopper is an asset worth keeping. Full story...
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City of Wilmington considers rezoning portion of Oleander Drive

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The city is considering rezoning part of Oleander Drive between Pine Grove and 51st Street. The rezoning would change the way the area is developed and what types of buildings can be located there. Full story...
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Coming up at Wilmington City Council Tuesday

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An ordinance to accept a $2,000 donation from a group of downtown restaurant and bar owners to be split equally to buy additional cigarette disposal containers for the downtown area and to support the WPD's Mounted Patrol Unit. Full story...
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Sheriff mulls possible $1M cut

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Last week the county asked Sheriff Ed McMahon to reduce his budget to try to help make up a $14 million county budget shortfall. Full story...
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Former director of Battleship North Carolina wins state award

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Three distinguished North Carolinians were honored today at the N.C. Governor’s Conference on Hospitality & Tourism for their significant and continuing contributions to the growth and success of North Carolina's tourism industry. The 2010 Winners Circle Awards were presented to Capt. David R. Scheu of Wilmington, Bill Hensley of Charlotte and Spencer Robbins of Banner Elk. Full story...
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New ABC Chief Executive hired

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The New Hanover County Alcohol Beverage Control Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Sykes to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Sykes will begin his duties effective April 1, 2010. Full story...
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BREAKING NEWS FIRST ON 3: Corning plant fire out. No injuries reported

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videoUPDATED 7:00PM: A fire at the Corning Plant on College Road is out - and roadways are reopened. The fire was caused by a malfunction that led to overheating. No injuries reported. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: County budget deficit could affect local parks & gardens

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video New Hanover County Commissioners have asked the Parks Department to go back to the drawing board and trim its budget. Full story...
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