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Funeral arrangements made for West Bladen sophomore

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Funeral arrangements have been set for the West Bladen sophomore who drowned over the weekend. The family will hold a wake at Gaskins Funeral Home on Highway 242 in Elizabethtown. Full story...
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Water Street reopens in downtown Wilmington

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Water Street in downtown Wilmington reopened Tuesday. A portion of the street has been closed off since January to repair an underground bulkhead. Full story...
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Conyers murder investigation continues after two years

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It has been two years today, since Ronald Conyers was found dead in an alley near 16th and Nun Streets in Wilmington.

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Several dogs test positive for distemper at Brunswick County Animal Shelter

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For the next couple of weeks, no dogs will be adopted from the Brunswick County Animal Shelter. Full story...
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Gov. Perdue's first meeting in Wilmington scheduled for Wednesday

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videoBev Perdue is scheduled to hold a town hall meeting on education at Cape Fear Community College's North Campus. It is the fulfillment of a campaign promise, sort of.

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Bladen County gang related forum focuses on West Bladen fights

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videoViolence was fresh on the minds of a community-based gang task force that met Monday night in Bladen County. Gang related or not, the people who gathered in Elizabethtown said the violence has to stop. Full story...
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Trial begins in murder case of Willie Duane Davis

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A trial is underway for a man accused of a murder more than two years ago. Wilmington Police say Nicholas Brown was in the car with three other men on Christmas Eve 2006, when 23-year-old Willie Duane Davis was gunned down on 14th Street. Full story...
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New Hanover County Sheriff's want ankle bracelets for domestic violence abusers

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has applied for a grant to purchase ankle bracelets to track domestic violence abusers out of jail on pre-trial release. Full story...
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Controversy around BSL fire truck insurance claim

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videoA few months back we told you about a Boiling Spring Lakes fire truck that went up in flames while responding to a fire at the St. James Plantation. The fire department made an insurance claim, and now they have a brand new truck. However, sources we spoke with today said there is more to the insurance claim than meets the eye. Full story...
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Riot breaks out at West Bladen High School

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videoPolice called what happened at a Bladen County High School Monday "a riot." Students at West Bladen High reported that more than 50 people were involved in the fighting that resulted in a number of arrests. The violence started just after 10:00 this morning, and continued until about noon. Full story...
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