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Marino on Money: May 20

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videoThere have been longstanding issues with the Social Security system, and today's economic climate makes the program's future even more uncertain. Ross Marino takes a look at some of the things seniors and Generation X-ers can expect. Full story...
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City Council approves voluntary annexation along River Road

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videoWilmington City Council approved what could very well be the city's largest voluntary annexation ever on Tuesday night. It was a unanimous vote to approve annexing more than 1,300 acres into the city for a waterfront mixed-use development along River Road. Full story...
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Emergency tweets being tried in Brunswick County

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videoBrunswick County Emergency Services have found a new way to communicate with the public; they are taking advantage of the social new networking site, Twitter. Full story...
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Pender Memorial Hospital employees applauded

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Employees of Pender Memorial Hospital are being recognized for their hard work and years of dedicated service. Ms. Esther Walker just received a plaque commemorating 40 years with Pender Memorial. She began working as a nurse’s assistant in 1969. Full story...
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Largest ever voluntary annexation on the table

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While many residents in Monkey Junction fought involuntary annexation, the thought of being annexed actually appeals to some people. An area developer wants to be annexed by the city of Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington driver facing several charges after crashing into ambulance

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A Wilmington woman is behind bars tonight after running a stop sign, and crashing into an ambulance. According to police, Lashanna Fennell was driving across 14th Street, and failed to stop at the intersection of Wooster and 14th. She drove into the side of a Bladen County ambulance. Full story...
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Brunswick County budget proposal shrunk by over ten percent

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It looks like Brunswick County is planning on some serious belt tightening next year. Last night, County Manager Marty Lawing proposed a budget to county commissioners that is more than ten percent smaller than last year's. Full story...
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Expansion for Brunswick County Sheriff's Department

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The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Department has staked a claim in Calabash. The department opened a new sub-station in this southern corner of the county. Full story...
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Stage Ten complete with indoor water tank

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videoIt's hoped that a new stage at Screen Gems will bring bigger and better movies to the Wilmington arena. It's called Stage Ten, and for special effects producers it's a dream come true. Full story...
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Cruise ship docks in Wilmington

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A visiting ship has cruised its way into the Port City and it’s bringing a welcome boost to the local economy. American Cruise Line's American Glory docked on Water Street in downtown Wilmington on Monday. Full story...
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