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Amusement park will be back at Carolina Beach

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It is official; Carolina Beach will soon be home to an oceanfront amusement park. Town Council approved the project at a public hearing Tuesday night. Full story...
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New Hanover busing schedule could be affected by budget cuts

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Budget cuts will likely have an impact on New Hanover County's busing schedule. The new plan is not in place yet, but it will force the county to be more efficient with the bus routes. Full story...
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Columbus County job fair hopes to help lower unemployment rate

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videoThe job market in our area is tight, especially in Columbus County, with the highest unemployment rate in our region. A career fair held on Tuesday aimed to help. Full story...
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City officials believe spending taxpayers' money on conference worth the expense

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videoThe nightly cost for each room at a DC hotel was about $300. Dinners at Ruth’s Chris and Georgia Brown’s for nine Wilmington officials, some spouses and guests totaled $1,000. That being said, attending the National League of Cities annual conference was priceless, according to those who attended. Full story...
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Background check business is growing for Wilmington-based company

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videoOne Wilmington business will be hiring more than 100 new employees. Castle Branch moved to Wilmington seven years ago and continues to grow. Full story...
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New Hanover County employees back to work after mandatory furlough

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New Hanover County employees are back to work today after a mandatory furlough day Monday. Full story...
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Mobile home fire in Oak Island claims one life

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The body of 51-year-old Trina Villarreal was found inside her charred mobile home at 7806 East Oak Island Drive around 5:30 this morning. Full story...
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NHC to cut back on school nurses

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The New Hanover County school system is trying to figure out how to cut their budget. One idea is to reduce the hours, and numbers, of school nurses. Full story...
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Dr. Findt installed as president at Bladen Community College

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Bladen Community College has new leadership. In a ceremony on Tuesday, Dr. William Findt was officially installed as the college's fourth president. Full story...
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Tarica Pulliam remembered as family is awarded grant

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Members of the New Hanover County Sheriffs Department took time out Tuesday to remember one of their own. Full story...
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