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Leland man sentenced for molesting child

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In Brunswick County Superior Court on Thursday, March 11, 2010, David Alexander Sylvia pled guilty to one count of 1st Degree Sexual Offense With a Child and one count of Indecent Liberties with a Minor and received an active prison sentence of 144 – 182 months, which amounts to 12 – 15 years in jail. Full story...
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Video contest targets butts downtown

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With the recent ban on smoking in restaurants and bars, it's no surprise that cigarette butts have become the #1 source of litter in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Driver plows into Sleep Inn

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Officers responded to The Sleep Inn where a truck had crashed into the building. The driver, Russell Dane Crown, Jr. said that he blacked out. Full story...
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Breaking & Entering, then Pouring & Frying!

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Their investigation revealed that the intruder, who was intoxicated, broke into the business and drank from a bottle of liquor, then poured himself a glass of beer from the tap. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 @ 6 p.m.: Why a water fee hike

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Tonight at 6 p.m., Nadine sits down with the CFPUA's public information officer - to find out why the board raised rates again, just after raising them a few months ago - if any CFPUA employees got bonuses or pay raises recently - or if any have been laid off or taken pay cuts - and to find out where the money is going. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Cameron Art Museum now agrees to turn over budget information

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The Cameron Art Museum has been in the spotlight since requesting $100,000 from the City of Wilmington back in February. Full story...
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If you build it...

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videoNothing says spring like the crack of the bat at a baseball game. That sound could soon be heard along the riverfront in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington home sales up year-to-year

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Home sales for the Wilmington market in February are up over the same time last year, according to figures released from the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors (WRAR). Full story...
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UPDATED: Columbus Co. ranks #5 in state for spanking at school

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Corporal punishment was used in Columbus County schools 87 times last school year, the report said. Burke County schools in western North Carolina topped the Action for Children list, using corporal punishment 325 times. McDowell County ranked fourth, just above Columbus, with 93 instances of corporal punishment in the school year. Macon County, with 70 instances of corporal punishment, ranked sixth. Full story...
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Fatal DWI crash suspect has prior drunk driving record

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video Thomas Paradise apparently failed to learn his lesson the first time he got behind the wheel drunk. Paradise has five prior drunk driving convictions from various states on his record. Full story...
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