Fireworks

Surf City fireworks cause island fire
Fireworks caused a fire on a dredge island in the intracoastal water near Surf City Friday evening. Sat, 08/30/2014 - 4:46pm
National Guard specialist proposes to girlfriend during 440th Army Band performance
One couple had a night that they will never forget at the Fourth of July celebration in downtown Wilmington. Sat, 07/05/2014 - 3:06am
UPDATE: Wilmington approves $30,000 for fireworks show
The Wilmington City Council approved a $30,000 budget Tuesday night for the 4th of July fireworks show. Wed, 06/18/2014 - 3:41am
Funding for 4th of July fireworks still tough sell for Wilmington
Wilmington's 4th of July fireworks mean big crowds and big business downtown, but the city is again struggling to find funds to cover the cost. The show brings an estimated 40,000 people downtown each year. Tue, 06/17/2014 - 9:19pm
NC appeals court does not dismiss fireworks cases
An appeals court says negligence lawsuits filed by representatives of three workers who died and one person who survived a 2009 fireworks explosion on a North Carolina barrier island can continue. Tue, 02/04/2014 - 6:45pm
Festival in the Park kicks off Holiday Flotilla
The parade of boats lit up and decorated for the North Carolina Holiday Flotilla and Fireworks attracts folks to Wrightsville Beach every year. Sun, 12/01/2013 - 1:26am
Celebrate 35 years of fun at Riverfest
This weekend marks the 35th Anniversary of Wilmington's Riverfest. Thu, 10/03/2013 - 2:17pm
WPD calls out bomb squad after fireworks found on cruiser
Some Wilmington Police officers on foot patrol found a potentially dangerous situation when they got to their car Friday night. Mon, 07/08/2013 - 1:17pm
Firework Explosion Severely Hurts Worker in North Myrtle Beach
A worker at a July Fourth fireworks show in North Myrtle Beach was hurt after a shell exploded prematurely. Fri, 07/05/2013 - 11:52am
Independence Day celebration underway at Carolina Beach, fireworks tonight
You won't have to wait much longer for fireworks at Carolina Beach, where the Independence Day festivities have already begun. Wed, 07/03/2013 - 9:14pm