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Local business can look forward to more cruise ships in Wilmington

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Local businesses will get another boost, with four cruise ships docking in Wilmington. Three American Cruise Line ships will arrive in May; the first on Sunday. Full story...
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P3 Hurricane Hunter comes to Wilmington

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Though not quite hurricane season, hurricane awareness is coming to the Port City in a big way. The P3 Orion Hurricane Hunter plane will be at Wilmington International Airport Thursday along with other exhibits. Full story...
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New public safety building planned for Wrightsville Beach

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Plans to build a new public safety building in Wrightsville Beach are in the works. The space has been approved by the town and it has picked a contractor. Full story...
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Pender County offers unique scenic viewpoints for Provinces of Night

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videoFrom a scenic viewpoint, our area has a lot to offer. When it came time to film the new movie, Provinces of Night, rural Pender County is just what filmmakers were looking for. Full story...
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Southport experiencing a series of crimes

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videoThe quiet community of Southport appears to be in the midst of a mini-crime wave. Six break-ins in the past two nights, one resulting in a major fire, has investigators searching for answers. Full story...
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Day three in case against Brian Reavis

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videoWednesday was day three in the trial against 42-year-old Brian Reavis, the man accused of sexually assaulting and beating a 95-year-old Wilmington woman. Full story...
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Convention center to be even bigger and greener than thought

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videoCovention center construction bids came in under budget, leaving City Council with 5 million dollars to play with. As a result, the convention center will be bigger, and be made with sustainable building materials. Full story...
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UNCW diver dies in Florida

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A diver for UNCW's undersea research facility in Florida has died. 36-year-old Dewey Smith was diving with two other aquanauts near the Aquarius Reef Base off Key Largo, but died after leaving the other divers. Full story...
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Wilmington man steps down as chair of NC Alcoholic Beverage Commission

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The Governor demanded Douglas Fox's resignation after he sent an email that showed an altered photo of a watermelon patch outside the White House. Full story...
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Pender grads earn diploma and associate degree as well

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Some students in Pender County are graduating high school with more than just a diploma. They're also leaving with an associate's degree. Pender Early College High School is making this a possibility. Full story...
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