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Cause of Oak Island bridge collapse released

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The Department of Transportation said they now know what caused the Oak Island Bridge to collapse in December, taking the life of one worker. Full story...
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Today is the day that many dread most

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videoTax day is here and for some it is a day that's not welcomed. If you can't pay what you owe, don't panic, there are some solutions that can at least buy you some time.

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UNCW helps seniors with a fair that helps them stay active

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Area seniors looking to stay active got some help from UNCW. While job opportunities were few at the fair, seniors had the chance to learn about ways to stay active. Full story...
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Hoggard's Allen signs National Letter of Intent

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Congratulations to Hoggard High School senior Zack Allen. Zack had a dream of playing college basketball one day; it turns out Zack's dream will come true. Full story...
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Titan America awards 8 grants, rubs some the wrong way

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videoTuesday night was not your typical school board meeting in New Hanover County. It became a forum on Titan America's plans to build a cement plant here.

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The Goodnights dedication to improve education in NC public schools

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videoFor decades, one North Carolina couple has spent countless dollars and hours to improve education for children in public schools. Now, thousands of children have access to a better education thanks to James and Ann Goodnight. Full story...
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Congressman McIntyre holds meetings at Carolina Shores

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Congressman Mike McIntyre spent Tuesday morning in Carolina Shores, near Calabash, holding one-on-one meetings with constituents. Full story...
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Amusement park will be back at Carolina Beach

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It is official; Carolina Beach will soon be home to an oceanfront amusement park. Town Council approved the project at a public hearing Tuesday night. Full story...
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New Hanover busing schedule could be affected by budget cuts

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Budget cuts will likely have an impact on New Hanover County's busing schedule. The new plan is not in place yet, but it will force the county to be more efficient with the bus routes. Full story...
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NC ranked 34th in pork barrelling

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The taxpayer watchdog group Citizens Against Government Waste ranks North Carolina 34th in pork barrel spending. Yesterday the group released its annual Pig Book, which draws attention to government spending. Full story...
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Columbus County job fair hopes to help lower unemployment rate

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videoThe job market in our area is tight, especially in Columbus County, with the highest unemployment rate in our region. A career fair held on Tuesday aimed to help. Full story...
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City officials believe spending taxpayers' money on conference worth the expense

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videoThe nightly cost for each room at a DC hotel was about $300. Dinners at Ruth’s Chris and Georgia Brown’s for nine Wilmington officials, some spouses and guests totaled $1,000. That being said, attending the National League of Cities annual conference was priceless, according to those who attended. Full story...
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Background check business is growing for Wilmington-based company

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videoOne Wilmington business will be hiring more than 100 new employees. Castle Branch moved to Wilmington seven years ago and continues to grow. Full story...
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New Hanover County employees back to work after mandatory furlough

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New Hanover County employees are back to work today after a mandatory furlough day Monday. Full story...
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Mobile home fire in Oak Island claims one life

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The body of 51-year-old Trina Villarreal was found inside her charred mobile home at 7806 East Oak Island Drive around 5:30 this morning. Full story...
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