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NC 12 in Outer Banks to reopen tonight

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The road that links the mainland to Hatteras Island is ready to reopen, more than a month after damage from Hurricane Irene blocked land access to that portion of the Outer Banks. Full story...
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Netflix kills plan to split off DVD rentals

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Netflix is abandoning its widely panned decision to separate its DVD-by-mail and Internet streaming services. Full story...
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NC residents debate underground gas fracking

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The public debate begins in earnest over whether natural gas trapped in Piedmont North Carolina's shale rock formations is a promising energy source or a serious threat. Full story...
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WWII veteran from NC takes 1st tandem jump

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A World War II veteran from Laurinburg who took his first tandem parachute jump at the age of 95 says the experience was "lovely." Full story...
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Refugees charter Baptist church in New Bern

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Refugees from Myanmar have founded a new Baptist Church in New Bern and hope to have a building in which to worship within two years. Full story...
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Pleasure Island gets jazzy in Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival

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What better way to enjoy the great weather this weekend than at the beach, with some tasty seafood and a little music? Well for hundreds in Pleasure Island, that's exactly what they did. Full story...
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Riverfest draws thousands to downtown Wilmington

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Folks lined Water Street in downtown Wilmington this weekend for the annual Riverfest. The event, which started in 1979, drew thousands of people to the banks of the Cape Fear River beginning Friday and ending Sunday. Full story...
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Chicago Marathon runner from North Carolina dead

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Authorities say a 35-year-old male runner who collapsed during the Chicago Marathon is dead. Race medical director Dr. George Chiampas says the North Carolina man collapsed about 500 yards from the finish line. He says medical personnel were able to get his heart beating again but he died 1 hour, 45 minutes after he was attended to at the race. Full story...
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21st year for Run the River Race in downtown Wilmington

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Sunday marked the 21st year for the 8K Run the River Race. The course ran through downtown Wilmington, along the riverfront and over bridges. Full story...
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Occupy Wall Street spreads to the streets of Wilmington

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video The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread to more than 800 cities across the country and has now made its way into Wilmington. More than 100 citizens went to Occupy Wilmington's first meeting to voice their concerns and ideas and discuss their goals and role in the Port City. Full story...
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