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Kids get lessons in layups and education

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One local basketball camp is teaching kids the importance of balancing athletics and education. Elementary and middle school boys and girls took part in the Believe to Achieve Camp at the Martin Luther King Center in Wilmington.

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Precautions for working in the extreme heat

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videoSummer is just days away, but the heat is already here. For some, it's work and no play underneath the hot sun. Full story...
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Summer camp is all business

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videoA unique summer camp at UNCW doesn’t involve canoeing or campfire songs. Kids between the ages of 11 and 16 have spent the week on campus in UNCW’s Young Entrepreneurship Program. Full story...
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Blueberry Festival set for Saturday

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videoThere are plenty of ways to enjoy blueberries, but on a June weekend in the Tar Heel State there's only one place that enjoys them the most. For the last six years Burgaw has been home to the North Carolina Blueberry Festival. Full story...
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Perdue's request to raise taxes has UNCW concerned

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House and Senate negotiators are getting closer to Governor Perdue's request to raise more taxes. They are attempting to pound out a budget that would, among other things, help some state employees keep their jobs.

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Columbus County man dies in plane crash

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A Columbus County man died Thursday night shortly after his plane took off from a private runway. Full story...
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Keeping the inlet open in Carolina Beach

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videoThe Carolina Beach inlet is a popular passageway to the Atlantic Ocean for many area fishermen and pleasure boaters. It may not seem extraordinary, but the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers does plenty of work to make sure boats are able to pass through the inlet each day. Full story...
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Whitley sentenced Thursday for killing bike rider

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A 20-year-old Wilmington man was sentenced this afternoon for killing a bicyclist on River Road last year. Jordan Whitley pleaded guilty to felony death by motor vehicle in the death of Phillip Tidmarsh. Full story...
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City now says Pandora's Box violates zoning

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Despite the fact Pandora's Box has been licensed and operating within city limits for four years, on Thursday, the assistant city attorney, and an attorney for the adult shop, presented their respective cases before the Board of Adjustment. Full story...
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Monkey Junction family finds gator in their garage

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One local family got quite a surprise when they looked in their garage Thursday morning. Our crew arrived just as a wildlife removal service was putting an alligator in a bag. Full story...
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