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Millions doled out for community safety

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More than $62 million is heading to state and local agencies to improve community safety and assist crime victims. The Governor's Crime Commission awarded the federal dollars to 315 programs across the state. Full story...
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Fans pack Buck Hardee Field for Sharks opener

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videoThe Wilmington Sharks kicked off their season Thursday night against the Columbia Blowfish. They even had a royal start to the game. Full story...
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Four New Hanover County students have H1N1

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videoIt's official; the H1N1 virus has made it's way to our area. With a little over week left before school ends in New Hanover County, two elementary schools are now dealing with the flu. Full story...
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Hanover Center welcomes move of Kingoff's Jewelers

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videoSince 1919, Kingoff's and its clock have been downtown landmarks. “Well, I'm sad that we're leaving downtown. We love downtown and look forward to their 2020 vision and being a beautiful place to shop,” said Janice Kingoff. Full story...
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Shelters struggling to serve homeless people with mental illnesses

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videoMental illness and homelessness are often linked together. It often starts when individuals or families lose everything, and get depressed and shelters are now having a hard time keeping up with the number of homeless folks with mental illnesses. Full story...
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Preservation of Gullah-Geechee culture

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The Gullah-Geechee Heritage Commission scheduled a public forum Thursday evening to discuss the preservation of our area’s Gullah-Geechee culture. The culture originated from slaves who were brought to our coast from West Africa. Full story...
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Topsail High students plug into auto world

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videoHere's a math problem for you: Take eight Topsail High students, add two cars, thirteen batteries and then subtract gasoline...What do you get? Nine national trophies. Full story...
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Personnel files may be released on Williston Middle School teacher

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More information may be headed our way in the case involving a former Williston Middle School teacher, arrested after police found her in the back seat of a car with a 15-year-old boy. Full story...
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Surfing the web on the Intracoastal Waterway

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videoA Wilmington company called icwifi.net provides high-speed wireless internet access to boaters. Now checking the forecast on the water is just a click away. Full story...
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Miss USA pays a visit to Holly Tree Elementary

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Miss USA went back to school Thursday. As part of her homecoming tour, Wilmington native Kristen Dalton visited with students at Holly Tree Elementary. Full story...
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