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Legislative Committee looks in to ABC system

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videoLate night downtown violence was on the agenda for a legislative committee in Raleigh Wednesday. Full story...
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TV pilot shoots in Winnabow

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Shooting for a new medical drama pilot for CBS is underway in our area. Extras were on set at the Winnabow Airport today. For many of them it was the second day of shooting. Full story...
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Butts pleads guilty to dealing crack; gets more than 20 years in prison

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United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court yesterday Senior United States District Judge James C. Fox sentenced COURTNEY JACKSON BUTTS III, 36, of New Hanover County, North Carolina, to 246 months’ imprisonment followed by five years’ supervised release. Full story...
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Fire in the Lakes Festival rescheduled

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An unusual coastal snowfall postponed the Fire in the Lakes Festival, which was set for February 13. Organizers are counting on a better forecast this weekend for the rescheduled event. Full story...
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Brunswick 38th fastest growing county in the country according to Census

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Among counties with 10,000 or more residents, North Carolina had six of the fastest-growing 100 counties in the country since 2000. They are: Union (14), Brunswick (38), Wake (45), Johnston (66), Hoke (95) and Currituck (98). Full story...
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Governor in Wilmington tomorrow for Power Breakfast

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Attracting a sold-out audience of more than 500 people, North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue will speak at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal’s Power Breakfast on Thursday, March 25th at the Wilmington Hilton. Her talk will be a conversation with area business and community leaders about how to create and retain jobs in North Carolina. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: County passes sweepstakes cafe moratorium

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Tuesday night it was Wilmington City Council. Wednesday morning the New Hanover County Commission followed suit by passing a moratorium on new internet sweepstakes cafes. Full story...
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Bar owners head to Raleigh to talk policing and ABC policies

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Local bar owners are headed to Raleigh to address downtown safety and the local Alchoholic Beverage Control board's responsibility to enforce laws that prohibit over-serving Full story...
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Is golf course purchase right decision?

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Wilmington City Council members say purchasing Inland Greens would fulfill a promise they made when floating the 2006 Parks Bond. Full story...
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Amusement Rides Will Be Back

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Carolina Beach Town Council met tonight and voted unanimously to bring back the amusements to the Boardwalk area this summer. Full story...
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