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Happening all week: Pleasure Island Arts & Entertainment Week

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videoCAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- Every day this week you have the chance to get involved and have some fun at Pleasure Island during Arts and Entertainment Week sponsored by Island Local. Events include making your own art, farm-to-table cooking demos, open market art sales, beer and wine tasting and Jack-O-Lantern painting for the kids. The event is to showcase all that Pleasure Island has to offer and support local artisans, craftsmen and businesses. Full story...
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Happening this weekend: 2014 YachtVenture

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videoHappening this weekend is the 2014 YachtVenture benefiting the Children's Museum of Wilmington. It features yachts from around the Cape Fear area that guests are free to roam around on as they enjoy cocktails, delicious food and the sounds of L-Shaped Lot. Full story...
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Granting wishes, changing lives

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videoFamilies at Sunday's Walk for Wishes say the Make-A-Wish foundation changed their lives. We hear some of their stories. Full story...
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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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