A multi-agency command center set up shop in Wrightsville Beach to help keep folks safe this holiday weekend.
This is just a practice airlift, but it's not an uncommon emergency on July 4 according to Lt. Jerry Brewer.
"Last year we had a boy who had drank so much that he coded twice on the way to the hospital," Brewer said.
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office wants citizens to take part in its new Yellow Dot Program. The program alerts emergency responders to an individual's vital medical information to speed up help during emergencies.
New Hanover County fire crews worked to put out all hotspots hours after a fire sparked at an office building on Murrayville Road Monday night.
Market Street is reduced to three lanes at 20th Street while the Wilmington Police and Fire Department investigate a hazardous materials incident.
As the 10th anniversary approaches, St. Mary Catholic Church in Wilmington took time to pay tribute to the folks who risk their lives to keep us safe. The special recognition mass honored and remembered local law enforcement and members of the military.