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MARINO ON MONEY: What to buy in September

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videoThis week's Marino on Money takes a closer look at the month of September Full story...
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Bald Head Island fires five public safety officers for violating policy

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video The final weekend of summer will be a short-staffed one for the Public Safety Department at Bald Head Island. The Village of Bald Head Island fired five members of the joint police and fire department yesterday. Full story...
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West Bladen to play tonight despite player's death

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West Bladen junior linebacker Lennon Lacy was found dead at a mobile home park in Bladen County this morning. The cause of his death has not yet been released. Full story...
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GE Aviation says its growth a sign of region's potential

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video This past year GE Aviation invested $14 million in new equipment and added 15 more jobs to the industry. Plant Leader Jason Swinny says this expansion is proof that Wilmington can remain competitive economically. Full story...
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Surfer bitten by shark near Figure Eight Island

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video Another surfer was bitten by a shark Tuesday afternoon while surfing off Figure Eight Island. Hunter Anderson says a shark about four to six feet long bit him on his left hand. Full story...
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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Labor Day Weekend

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videoHere's a look at what's happening around the Cape Fear on this Labor Day weekend. Full story...
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WPD: Man caught stealing from CFCC construction site

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video A man is jail and scheduled to make his first court appearance today after Wilmington Police say they caught him trying to steal from a college construction site last night. Full story...
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McIntyre awarded Order of the Long Leaf Pine

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Rep. Mike McIntyre is North Carolina's newest member of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. The Congressman received the award last night in his hometown of Lumberton. Full story...
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March hopes to give justice a voice

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videoOn the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, about 50 people showed up to march and rally in memory of those who are gone. They took their message to the street in the hot sun chanting, "No justice, no peace." Full story...
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Betsy Jordan supporters apologize for campaigning at protest

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videoThere was a peaceful protest in Wilmington Thursday night in an effort to remember those killed after altercations with police. A group of people stood out at tonight's event. Full story...
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Week of protests wraps up at NC Capitol

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About 150 people gathered to march around North Carolina's Capitol as a coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP wraps up a week of demonstrations. The group circled the Capitol seven times and stopped during each pass to allow speakers to address different themes including labor and voting rights. The group is also gathering for a voting rights rally nearby. Full story...
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Manteo man accused after ramming deputy's cruiser

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Dare County authorities have charged a Manteo man who tried to elude sheriff's deputies conducting a drug operation and rammed a deputy's car. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports the Dare County Sheriff's Office said members of its narcotics task force tried to stop the vehicle in Wanchese on Wednesday. A statement said the vehicle kept going and was pursued across the Nags Head Causeway to Whalebone. Full story...
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Man accused of posing as policeman to rape child

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Police in the town of Spring Lake northwest of Fayetteville are searching for man charged with posing as a policeman who then sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. Area media outlets report that 28-year-old Nathan Lynn Cooley of Spring Lake is charged with first degree kidnapping and taking indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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National attention on NC students who developed date rape detecting nail polish

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Four North Carolina State University students are getting national media attention after announcing they are developing fingernail polish that changes colors when a date rape drug is present. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Dead Crow Comedy Club

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videoHave you been to the Dead Crow Comedy Club yet? They've transformed the old Firebelly's Lounge in Downtown Wilmington into a hilarious haven for live stand-up comedy. Full story...
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