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Gravely crew to help next Honor Flight

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Two months after coming to town for the commissioning of their Navy destroyer, the crew of the USS Gravely is giving back to our community. Full story...
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Read all about it! 41st annual antique sale benefits literacy

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Antique lovers, this is the weekend for you. North Carolina Junior Sorosis and North Carolina Sorosis are hosting their 41st Annual Antique Show and Sale at the Coastline Convention Center in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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3rd Annual "90 days to Earth day"

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video Kevin Murphy has been picking up trash in the Cape Fear area for years. He's a fifth grade teacher at St. Mary's and the director of the non-profit organization, Ocean Cure. Three years ago, he decided to start the "90 Days to Earth Day" challenge. Full story...
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Fallen soldiers' memory preserved forever

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Four more names have been added to the Fallen Soldier Memorial Garden at the National Guard Armory in Wilmington. Full story...
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Pender shelter must move dogs for renovation

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After failing a state inspection, the shelter must renovate its septic system. As a result at least 60 dogs need to be relocated by the end of the month. Full story...
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Domestic Violence Shelter and Services celebrates 25 years of service

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An organization that's been helping women and children in need celebrated a quarter century of service today. The Wilmington Domestic Violence Shelter and Services celebrated its 25th anniversary with a breakfast at the Hilton. Full story...
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Garden club dedicates new bluebird house trail

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Bluebirds in the Cape Fear have a new place to call home. Today the Cape Fear Garden Club dedicated its second bluebird house trail at the New Hanover County Arboretum. Full story...
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MLK march celebrates equality and unity

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video Folks in Southport say it's never too early to celebrate the many accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "We honor a great American," says Ivory Parker. "We honor a great person." Full story...
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Senator Goolsby challenges you to Step Up For Soldiers

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"The Step Up For Soldiers / Packages From Home" project we're co-sponsoring with The Big Talker FM wraps up Friday morning. Chad Adams will be live at the National Guard Armory on Carolina Beach Road from 6 am to 10 am. You can drop by there to make a donation or drop off items for our troops. The first $1,000 dollars donated will also be matched by incoming State Senator Tom Goolsby. Full story...
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Oktoberfest donates money to Cape Fear Literacy Council

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Fat Tony's Italian Pub recently donated $5,000 to the Cape Fear Literacy Council as a result of money raised by hosting the Wilmington Oktoberfest. The money raised will go directly toward programs at the Council that work with adults who need assistance in learning to read. Full story...
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Ninth annual Dophin Dip extravaganza in Surf City

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video Nearly one thousand people plunged into the Atlantic on New Years day during the ninth annual Dolphin Dip in Surf City. This is the first year the event benefited the Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity. Full story...
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WARM gesture for those out in the cold

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Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry or WARM is heating up the Cape Fear this winter. WARM helps low-income, elderly and disabled residents in the area rebuild their homes and make their quality of life more livable. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: OIB store manager's generosity served up for all to share

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video Sometimes simple things can be so much more. One humble woman has turned a gas station into a second home for many in Ocean Isle Beach. Full story...
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Verizon helps make holidays brighter for domestic violence victims

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Gift-giving season is in full swing, but some members of our community are more worried about their safety than the holidays. Employees at Wilmington's Verizon Wireless Call Center help victims of domestic violence each year by teaming up to buy presents for families in need. Full story...
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Step up for Soldiers looks for community support

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During the holidays they are thousands of miles from home fighting for our country. That's why Step up for Soldiers sends care packages to our troops overseas. And they need your help to do it. Full story...
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