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New Housing Authority CEO wants to be clear about what she's doing with your tax dollars

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video The Wilmington Housing Authority is under new leadership. Katrina Redmond starts as CEO August 4th. Redmond is looking to move forward in every aspect especially when it comes to crime. "When you look at redevelopment or developing new, crime has to be a part of your design," Redmond said. Full story...
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Carnival of Dreams helps local resident

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video Carnival of Dreams stepped up to offered assistance to local Wilmington resident. Full story...
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Big crowd turns out for 11th annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival

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videoPender County held the 11th annual blueberry festival this weekend. Full story...
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Preserving Hewett family history

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videoHewett is one of the most common names in Brunswick County. Brunswick County native Ron Hewett is spear-heading the effort to preserve a 200+ year-old grave site. It's believed to be the final resting place of the patriarch of the Hewett family Joseph Hewett Sr. Full story...
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Area McDonald's locations donate more than $29,000 to Battleship

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videoThe USS North Carolina got a more than $4,000 donation from the Big Macs for the Battleship promotion Friday morning. The promotion is a combined effort of 32 area McDonald's. Full story...
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YMCA's Camp Kirkwood gears up for summer

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videoSchool is out for the summer. With the nice weather creeping in, why not put down the gadgets and enjoy the great outdoors? Camp Kirkwood in Pender County is taking things to new heights with new hands-on features. Full story...
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Wedding season: #NewTrends

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videoSocial media is changing the way we do almost everything, including weddings. Wedding experts say this relatively new trend lets guests to take part in capturing every moment of the special day. Full story...
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Feral cats cause controversy in Southport

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videoFolks in Southport say feral cats are a citywide issue. But after one neighborhood raised some concerns about the cats, a resident pushed back. Full story...
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Celebrating the waters that connect us all

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videoThe North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher celebrated World Oceans Day Sunday. June 8th has been recognized as a global event by the United Nations since 2008. This year's theme was 'Together we have the power to protect the oceans.' The aquarium had extra education stations allowing kids to learn about the ocean hands on. One table allowed kids to do a fake dissection. Kids pulled items out of the "stomach" of a marine creature and guessed the animal they were exploring. Full story...
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Nourish NC makes sure kids don't go hungry over summer break

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videoFifty-one percent of the students in New Hanover County are eligible for free or reduced lunch. That means, school might be the only place they get a good meal, but now school is out for the summer. Full story...
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The Fork 'n' Cork: From food truck to restaurant

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videoWhat used to be one of Wilmington's favorite food trucks has become the newest addition to downtown's restaurant scene. Owner James Smith says starting out as a food truck was the perfect stepping stone to opening a full restaurant. Full story...
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Eight sites added to, one saved from Most Threatened Historic Places list

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videoThe Historic Wilmington Foundation released its list of the Most Threatened Historic Places in our area today. Bricks, two-lane roads, buildings and much more are on the ninth edition of the list. Full story...
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Taking to the streets to remember the missing

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videoSome folks are not spending the long weekend at the beach. In fact, they're missing the holiday weekend with their loved ones... because their loved ones are missing. Dozens participated in the CUE Center for missing persons Roadside Rally Sunday. Full story...
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Orange Street gets artsy

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videoHundreds turned out to celebrate art in downtown Wilmington this weekend. The Orange Street Arts Festival boasted dozens of vendors selling a variety of arts and crafts. Full story...
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Evans Cup -- honoring late CFSC player Evan Peck

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videoTen years ago, a little boy from Alden Elementary died in a freak accident. This year, Cape Fear Soccer Club decided to honor the former member with a tournament in his name. The Evans Cup Outreach Invitational was Saturday in honor of the late Evan Peck. Full story...
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