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ONLY ON 3: Home, burial plots among donations for family devastated by house fire

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videoFrom food and toys to money, folks are stepping up to help out the Pittmans. A fire early yesterday morning destroyed their home in Jacksonville, killing three younger children. Full story...
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Downtown sign amendment proposed, will go to City Council

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video It's a tug of war over window signs at Wilmington businesses. The City of Wilmington held a public meeting Thursday on downtown regulations for window signs, unveiling an amendment to the current ordinance. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington man saves homeless person from fire

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video The homeless in our community are often forgotten, their problems many times swept under the rug. However, one Wilmington man went out of his way to save the life of a homeless man Tuesday morning. Full story...
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Wilmington Mayor Saffo gives State of City address

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video Mayor Saffo took the time to reflect on last year, examining the issues and high points, while also looking forward to this year and what the future months will bring. He touched on several aspects from a controversial budget plan to crime rates. Full story...
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Public discusses how to alter downtown Wilmington sign regulations

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The debate and discussion continue over the current downtown window sign regulations. A public meeting was held tonight to talk about hot button issues and results from a recent online survey. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: Business turns trash into treatment for breast cancer patients

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video Pink dumpsters are not the norm, but one Wilmington company is trying to make that happen. Coastal Ladies Carting is an all-in-one trash company that handles solid and liquid waste and recycling needs. But the pink dumpsters don't stop there. The trash turns into cash for those diagnosed with breast cancer. Full story...
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Crowds turn out for annual MLK Day Parade in Wilmington

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People of all races and ages joined together to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. in Wilmington at the annual parade in his honor. Full story...
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Navassa residents already disappointed in performance of newly elected town council

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video The town of Navassa is no stranger to conflict, and that continued Tuesday night during an emergency town council meeting. The council met to discuss a personnel issue and FEMA grant money for Hurricane Irene damage, but residents who were there had a lot more to talk about. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: Welcome Home Angel helps make life easier for disabled kids

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video In this week's edition of "Just Add Hope," we're showcasing Welcome Home Angel. It's a home makeover program for children with disabilities. Full story...
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Woman donates $10,000 to make sure families have water this Christmas

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video Most of us cannot imagine living without water, but there are hundreds of people in New Hanover County who will spend Christmas without it. A Wilmington woman we spoke with today decided to do something about it. Yesterday she donated $10,000 to help out. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Secret Santa says 'Pay it forward'

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video Reports of "Secret Santas" paying off layaway accounts have swept across the country this holiday season, and Wilmington is no exception. We told you yesterday about a family that had their layaway balance paid off by a stranger just in time for Christmas. Now, a "Secret Santa" has come forward to tell his side of the story. Full story...
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One-Day Blitz sets new record to help Salvation Army

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Once again our community has shown just how generous it is, contributing a record amount of money and food for the annual Help for the Holiday One-Day Blitz to restock the Salvation Army's Food Pantry. Full story...
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Secret Santa pays for layaway at Wilmington Kmart

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video The spirit of giving is in the air across the nation. Anonymous donors are paying off layaway purchases at Kmart stores from coast to coast. Now, it's happening in Wilmington. Full story...
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Gym makes sure needy pets have good Christmas, too

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All the food and toys collected will benefit two area animal rescue groups. The supplies will not only be used for animals in the shelters, but they will also be handed out to needy families with pets. Full story...
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