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9th Annual Back Door Kitchen Tour held Saturday

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video The 9th Annual Back Door Kitchen Tour was held in downtown Wilmington Saturday. The residents of Old Wilmington hosted the event opening the kitchens of historic homes to visitors. Full story...
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Local animal rescue organization receives a big donation

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video Saturday was a special day for the volunteers of Adopt an Angel. This animal rescue organization had a transport van stolen from them about a month ago, but one local business surprised them with a special gift. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Benji Horrell

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videoBenji Horrell, our Teacher of the Week, brings sweet music to the halls of Hoggard High School. With a performer's heart and an educator's head, Mr. Horrell is an inspiration to both past and present students. The Choral Director says performing, not teaching, is his favorite thing because that's when everyone is singing at one time and that means there are sometimes as many as 150 singers on stage. Full story...
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Columbus County OKs nearly $2 million for railroad

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Columbus County commissioners have agreed to spend nearly $2 million in tax incentives over the next decade to get the Carolina Southern Railroad rolling again in North and South Carolina. The Fayetteville Observer reported that the board voted Monday night to approve $1.8 million in tax incentives for an unnamed buyer of the line that serves Columbus County, as well as Horry and Marion counties in South Carolina. Full story...
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Bigger and better than ever: Riverfest 2014

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videoThis year's Riverfest filled up the riverfront on Water Street and was expanded to Chandler's Warf. Fireworks, two stages of entertainment and about 200 craft and food vendors are just a few of the things this weekend's festival offered. Full story...
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Belville plans to add more to riverwalk

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videoThe town of Belville held their ground breaking event for the new riverwalk addition. Belville received a grant from duke energy to put in walking trails along with an educational center. Full story...
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Weekend festivities kicks off with garden party

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video The City of Wilmington kicked off its fall celebrations and river fest weekend with a garden party at Greenfield Lake this afternoon. The Greenfield Lake Collaborative hosted the event to raise funds that will support annual community and economic development projects in Greenfield Lake. This is the first event to kick off Riverfest. Full story...
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Art in the Arboretum attracts thousands

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video The New Hanover Arboretum opens its doors this weekend for art lovers as the arboretum celebrates its 25th anniversary. The art in the arboretum will attract thousands of folks all across the area this weekend with lots of paintings, pottery, and even metal sculptures all on display and for sale. Full story...
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Holiday begins for Jewish community

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video Today is the beginning of the holiest time for the Jewish community. Yom Kippur begins tonight at sundown and goes through sundown on Saturday. Full story...
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Happening Tomorrow: US Open King Mackerel Tournament

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videoHappening tomorrow the 2014 US Open King Mackerel Tournament kicks off in Southport. Join more than 400 boats filled with anglers hoping to reel in a King that nabs the Grand Prize of $25,000. The event began 34 years ago and is now considered one of the premiere fishing events on the East Coast. Full story...
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