Katherine Neal practices for the Special Olympics World Games
The 2015 Special Olympics World Games are going on in Los Angeles and you can bet that the positive energy at the event is off the charts. Some 65 hundred athletes representing 165 countries with 30 thousand volunteers are taking part. Katherine Neal, of New Hanover County, is right there in the middle of it. She's our Extraordinary Person of the Week. 26 minutes ago
Freeman Park fees and visitors increase while campers decrease.
Freeman Park fees increase, campers decrease
Freeman Park in Carolina Beach is seeing fewer campers this year, but town leaders say it is not a bad thing. It comes after a policy change and a price increase. Wed, 07/29/2015 - 6:22pm
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Wrightsville Beach Fire Department celebrates 100 years
The Wrightsville Beach Fire Department is celebrating a very special birthday this year. Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:17pm
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VA: Wilmington clinic water samples pass latest test
The Department of Veterans Affairs says water samples from its Wilmington Health Care Center passed the latest round of testing. Wed, 07/29/2015 - 4:25pm
Two inflatable domes at the State Port of Wilmington will store millions of tons of wood pellets for Enviva.
2nd dome rises at State Port
The view of the State Port of Wilmington changed again overnight, as crews inflated Enviva's second wood pellet dome. Wed, 07/29/2015 - 4:11pm
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Town of Carolina Beach launches app
There really is an App for everything! The Town of Carolina Beach, in partnership with AppyCity, has launched an App for locals and visitors. 4 minutes ago
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More charges for tobacco shop owner and employee accused of selling ‘Spice’
A New Hanover County business owner and his employee cited for selling the synthetic drug, Spice, last week face even more charges. Wed, 07/29/2015 - 9:04pm
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Alternate jurors chosen for police officer’s trial
Four alternate jurors have been selected for the voluntary manslaughter trial of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer accused in the 2013 shooting death of an unarmed black man. Wed, 07/29/2015 - 8:20pm
Diamond-A-Kennels re-opened after fire.
Ocean Isle Beach kennel re-opened after fire
A local kennel in Ocean Isle Beach is open again after a fatal fire last month. Wed, 07/29/2015 - 6:32pm
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$120,000 grant helps area farmers through Feast Down East
Feast Down East got a big boost this week. The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation awarded the organization a $120,000 grant spread out over 2 years, to support programs and opportunities in agriculture throughout the region. Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:36pm
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Road funding plans fuel debate between McCrory, legislators
Gov. Pat McCrory and Republicans legislative leaders are at odds over funding for North Carolina's roads, and their competing proposals are leading to more debate. Wed, 07/29/2015 - 4:53pm