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Tennis star Lenny Simpson shares his story with hopes to help the community

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videoTennis star Lenny Simpson grew up in Wilmington during a time of racial tension. Now, he's back to tell his story, and share ideas on how to combat violence in Wilmington’s youth. Simpson says tennis was his life from a young age. Full story...
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HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND: NC Festival by the Sea at Holden Beach

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videoThe North Carolina Festival by the Sea kicks off Saturday with a Parade through Holden Beach. The annual event features an in-shore fishing tournament, arts and crafts, children's activities, live music and a sand castle building contest. Full story...
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The 5th Annual Salty Paws Festival expects a large weekend crowd

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video The Fifth Annual Salty Paws Festival is hosted in Carolina Beach by Saving Animals During Disasters, a 501c3 non-profit organization whose goal is to aid in the rescue and support of disaster affected animals. Full story...
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New Walmart shopping center could be headed to Burgaw

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video Residents living in the town of Burgaw met Thursday evening to talk about a new Walmart shopping center. Those who attended the public meeting were split. Some say the new shopping center will bring revenue and traffic to their small community, while others say it will hurt the town. Full story...
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Happening Tomorrow: Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast

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videoThe Annual Airlie Oyster Roast is Friday night starting at 6pm. This year’s roast will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. and tickets include a peck of oysters, spirituous beverages, appetizers, Carolina BBQ and fish fry, and a cash bar. Full story...
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Community watch programs unite residents as crime increases

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video Community members here in the Port City are working together to make their streets a little safer. Residents living near 8th Street in Wilmington met Wednesday evening to talk about long range planning for their neighborhood. Full story...
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Children's Museum of Wilmington YachtVenture is this weekend

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videoThe Children's Museum of Wilmington hosts the third annual YachtVenture fundraiser this weekend at Wrightsville Beach. The event is Saturday night and offers attendees the opportunity to tour yachts, hear entertainment from L-Shaped Lot, enjoy food and beverages and bid on auction items. Full story...
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Back Door Kitchen Tour is Saturday in Downtown Wilmington

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videoThe annual Back Door Kitchen Tour is this Saturday in the historic district of Wilmington. Residents of Old Wilmington host the event that features nine kitchens decorated with exciting florals and place settings. Full story...
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Whiteville's only movie theater may close if it does not convert to digital

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videoOne of the oldest movie theaters in North Carolina faces an ultimatum; convert to digital, or close. It's the only movie theater in Whiteville, but it may soon shut its doors. Cinema 3 opened in 1928, and has been entertaining generations ever since. But new technology might force it out of business. Full story...
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Upcoming event benefits local kids & teens

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video Saturday, October 12, 2013, Dreams of Wilmington presents their annual show, complete with a live auction and dance party. Full story...
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