Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo declared July 14 Dollar General day after the company opened its 15,000th store in our very own Port City.

Folks got a rare opportunity Sunday afternoon to tour a part of the Cape Fear Museum that is usually off-limits.

The Justice Department announced charges Friday against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.

This week we've got a look at some neat inventions and an ex-boyfriend who just keeps hanging on.

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UNCW’s Lumina Festival continues with ‘Hooked on the Arts’

Lumina Festival of the Arts kicked off Thursday at UNCW and the festivities continued this weekend with "Hooked on the Arts."

Special museum tour lets folks look behind the scenes

Folks got a rare opportunity Sunday afternoon to tour a part of the Cape Fear Museum that is usually off-limits.

Early morning crash in Burgaw claims man’s life

Highway Patrol is ruling a Sunday morning deadly crash accidental saying there's a possibility that the driver was impaired.

Lane Closures begin Sunday night near the Isabel Holmes Bridge

Starting Sunday, the closures will be in place from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. nightly until Aug. 31. One lane will remain open in each direction at all times. 
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France wins World Cup, beating Croatia 4-2

MOSCOW -- Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember...

Video shows cops flipping coin to decide whether to arrest woman

Police Chief Rusty Grant said in an emailed statement Friday that as soon as he found out about the incident he started an internal investigation and put the two officers on administrative leave.

Opera Wilmington offers behind-the-scenes look at new production

It didn't matter if you were an opera fan or a newcomer to the theatre, all were welcome to get a peek behind-the-scenes of Opera Wilmington's newest production Saturday.

Magnolia Greens marks 20th anniversary with bald eagle release

Magnolia Greens in Leland celebrated their 20th anniversary with a special bald eagle release Saturday morning with the help of the Cape Fear Raptor Center.
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Paid parking a possibility for Oak Island’s future?

If the Town of Oak Island has its way, paid parking could be in beach town's future.

Chris Neal excited to coach hometown team

Once a Seahawk, always a seahawk. Chris Neal returns to UNCW to take over the women's soccer program after long time coach Paul Cairney was let go amid sexual assault allegations. It's not just his alma mater, it's home.
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12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

The Justice Department announced charges Friday against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.
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Rep. Rouzer hosting opioid symposium in Wilmington

A symposium aimed to share the best ways to address opioids when it comes to stigma, treatment, prevention and law enforcement is being held in Wilmington at the end of the month.
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What Did We Miss? Florida man clings to hood of speeding car

This week we've got a look at some neat inventions and an ex-boyfriend who just keeps hanging on.

New Hanover County superintendent’s contract extended

New Hanover County Schools Superintendent Tim Markley will stay on the job a little while longer.

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Chris Neal excited to coach hometown team

Once a Seahawk, always a seahawk. Chris Neal returns to UNCW to take over the women's soccer program after long time coach Paul Cairney was let go amid sexual assault allegations. It's not just his alma mater, it's home.

North Carolina Football to play in 2020 Chick-fil-A Kickoff game

North Carolina and Auburn are set to face off in the 2020 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 12. An exact kick time and television network will be finalized at a later date.
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UNCW’s Rebekah Banks nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

Graduated women's basketball standout Rebekah Banks of UNCW is among a record 581 nominees for the 28th annual NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
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Teen with autism throws first pitch for Wilmington Sharks

A teenager from Castle Hayne who has autism was in the spotlight at the Wilmington Sharks game Wednesday night.

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