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Big crowd turns out for 11th annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Sat, 06/21/2014 - 7:14pm.

videoPender County held the 11th annual blueberry festival this weekend.

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Preserving Hewett family history
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 4:44pm.

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.

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Area McDonald's locations donate more than $29,000 to Battleship
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 10:00am.

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.

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YMCA's Camp Kirkwood gears up for summer
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 4:33pm.

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.

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Wedding season: #NewTrends
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 06/11/2014 - 6:03pm.

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.

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Feral cats cause controversy in Southport
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 06/10/2014 - 5:51pm.

videoFolks in Southport say feral cats are a citywide issue. But after one neighborhood raised some concerns about the cats, a resident pushed back.

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Celebrating the waters that connect us all
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 06/08/2014 - 10:17pm.

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.

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Nourish NC makes sure kids don't go hungry over summer break
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:19pm.

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.

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The Fork 'n' Cork: From food truck to restaurant
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 05/30/2014 - 10:59pm.

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.

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Eight sites added to, one saved from Most Threatened Historic Places list
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 2:55pm.

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.

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