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Wilmington Downtown Inc. supports NHC tax increase

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Wilmington Downtown, Inc., Wilmington's Downtown Economic Development Organization, recently endorsed a resolution of support for the May 4, 2010 referendum to increase the local retail sales tax by one-fourth cent to fund quality of life expenses. Full story...
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Pender Sheriff: Beware of man asking about lost puppy

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The Pender County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify a man who has approached numerous, Hampstead area, elementary school aged children asking if they have seen his lost puppy. Full story...
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West Columbus students stuck in Europe

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video The ash cloud from the volcano in Iceland has stranded a group of West Columbus High School students in Denmark. We talked with some of the students via Skype. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council makes downtown changes

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Wilmington City Council voted unanimously last night to recommend new criteria for ABC licenses downtown. Full story...
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Body found in car on MLK

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Police say it looks like the car had been involved in a crash on Spaulding Drive a few blocks away from where it was found. Full story...
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Fee for sweepstakes machines needs a closer look

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Wilmington City Council decided to put off its decision on licensing fees for internet sweepstakes cafes. Full story...
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State Port of Wilmington will test emergecy siren Friday

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On Friday, April 23 at 12:00 noon, the NC State Ports Authority will conduct a routine full scale test of the Port of Wilmington emergency notification siren. The test is expected to last approximately five minutes and will have the sound of a volunteer fire department siren. Full story...
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CFCC hosting job fair Wednesday for students & public

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Hundreds of Cape Fear Community College students are expected to attend the annual spring job fair in hopes that the contacts they meet could lead to a job after graduation. The fair will be held on April 21 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the McKeithan Center at the North Campus in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: BSL man in hospital after police standoff

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A Brunswick County man will likely face charges after a standoff with police last night in Boiling Spring Lakes. Full story...
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NC court rejects appeal of coastal insurance jump

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video A North Carolina appeals court is rejecting a bid to freeze or even reverse homeowners' insurance premiums that soared by nearly 30 percent on the coast while falling in a third of the state's counties farthest from the shore. Full story...
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