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Cape Fear Pride: History of Ocean Isle Beach

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videoThis month for our Cape Fear Pride series, we're exploring the towns that make up southern Brunswick County. Wednesday, we visited with Shallotte Middle School eighth graders who told us about Ocean Isle Beach... past and present. Full story...
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Murrayville recycling center re-opens

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The recycling spot in the Lowe's Foods parking lot in the Murrayville area was closed last month after residents of a nearby apartment complex complained about trash blowing onto their property. But after some changes, it is open again. Full story...
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Bladen Community College hosts statewide town meeting through video

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videoTuesday, the state house held a public hearing on the new budget. There were ten sites across the state where you could participate in the hearing through a video hookup. In our region, it was in Bladen County. Full story...
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Troubleshooters update: No-go on new park

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People in the Monterey Heights neighborhood who had voted for a 34 million dollar parks bond called us to complain that years after it had passed, their park still hadn't seen any upgrades. Full story...
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Record year for Columbus County Relay for Life

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The American Cancer Society fundraiser had more participants than ever before. Full story...
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Illegal immigrants guilty of sex offenses

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Guilty pleas Wednesday for two illegal immigrants, charged with sex offenses in Pender County. Full story...
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Senior centers consolidating

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videoThe New Hanover County senior nutrition program provides meals for adults over the age of 60. Each meal contains one-third of the needed daily nutrients. But starting Friday, there will be fewer places they can get these meals. Full story...
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Sheriffs meet at Wrightsville Beach

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videoNorth Carolina's top cop was in Wrightsville Beach today. Attorney General Roy Cooper met with sheriffs from across the state to talk about statewide trends in crime and crime prevention. Full story...
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Snakes safe from NHC Animal Control

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New Hanover County Animal Control provides a slew of services, mainly for dogs, cats, and anything to do with rabies exposure. But they don't handle snakes because snakes don't carry rabies. Full story...
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Brunswick County checking up on emergency plans

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With the recent cases of swine flu, Brunswick County is preparing for the worst. Brunswick County Emergency Services is making home visits to nearly 200 special needs patients to assess their ability to evacuate and find shelter in an emergency. Full story...
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