Carolina Beach said they are hoping the weather does not force them to make changes to their Independence Day plans, but the folks at the Chamber of Commerce said there are back up plans.
County commissioners will vote next week on whether to hold a fireworks show on Ocracoke Island for the first time since an explosion killed four people in 2009.
Eight families are homeless after an apartment complex fire Saturday night after 11 p.m. in Burgaw.
According to the Wilmington Fire Department a fire at Old Time Pottery was started by illegal consumer fireworks.
Planning your Independence Day weekend and looking for a place to catch the fireworks? Here’s a day-to-day list of where they are lighting up the sky in the Cape Fear region.
Fireworks caused a fire on a dredge island in the intracoastal water near Surf City Friday evening.
One couple had a night that they will never forget at the Fourth of July celebration in downtown Wilmington.
The Wilmington City Council approved a $30,000 budget Tuesday night for the 4th of July fireworks show.
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.
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.