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Fight over annexation continues

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video The petitions are in, and the people have spoken but the fight over annexation is far from over. The city of Wilmington and four other cities across the state have filed a lawsuit against the State of North Carolina, the North Carolina Board of Elections, and multiple county’s Board of Elections. Full story...
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NC Zoo increasingly adding plants to its mission

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The North Carolina Zoo is expanding its efforts to protect endangered and unusual plant life as well as animals. Full story...
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NC tests probe whether gas fracking pollutes water

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North Carolina will be a testing case to help determine whether a natural gas drilling method called fracking contaminates drinking water supplies. Full story...
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Protesters interrupt speech by Wells Fargo CEO

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Protesters in North Carolina disrupted a speech by the head of one of America's biggest banks, and at least a dozen were escorted from the talk. Full story...
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Injured pelicans washing up on NC beaches again

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Officials say pelicans with injuries similar to those seen last winter are washing up on Onslow Beach and have been reported on another beach along the southeastern North Carolina coast. Full story...
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Ex-Marine charged with wife's murder under $1M bond

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video A former Marine accused of killing his ex-wife is in jail under $1 million bond. New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies arrested 48-year-old Keith Waters last night for the murder of his wife Kay at their home on Hanover Avenue in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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2 with ties to Perdue surrender at Wake jail

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Two people with close ties to Gov. Bev Perdue have surrendered at the Wake County jail on charges related to campaign finance violations. Full story...
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NC students headed for school year 5 days longer

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The academic year for North Carolina's public school students is set to get five days longer next year. Members of the state Board of Education said Wednesday a new state law taking away teacher training time and replacing it with five more classroom days should take effect with the new school year in August. Full story...
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Preacher Billy Graham admitted to NC hospital

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A spokesman for the Rev. Billy Graham says the famous evangelist has been taken to a hospital near his home in North Carolina for treatment of his lungs. Full story...
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Real estate agency's holiday bazaar benefits Teacher's Fund

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Intracoastal Realty was selling more than just houses today at its Lumina Station location. Vendors sold locally-made goods in the real estate agency's fourth annual Holiday Bazaar. Full story...
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