School board votes to close four public schools in Columbus County

The Columbus County School Board voted to close nearly a quarter of its public schools Monday night.

Multiple counties take steps to protect right to bear arms

Multiple counties in our area are taking steps to protect the right to bear arms.

Verizon experiencing outage across most of North Carolina

A Verizon wireless outage is affecting a large part of the state of North Carolina, including Wilmington, Charlotte, the Triad, and across to the Triangle.

NC reports 9 new flu-related deaths; 54 for season

A total of nine new flu-related deaths were reported last week by North Carolina health officials.

Remember this? Wintry mix falls across Cape Fear six years ago

We haven't see any snowflakes fly yet this winter, but that wasn't the case back in 2014. Wednesday is the 6th anniversary of a pretty memorable winter storm in the Cape Fear.

Deputies find body of missing boater in Lumber River

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says the body of a missing boater has been found in the Lumber River.

Columbus County school closures encourage hundreds to attend school board meeting

Dozens, if not hundreds of parents, teachers and others in the community begged the school board to reconsider a controversial proposal to close several schools at a meeting Tuesday night.

One killed, another critical after weekend crash in Columbus County

One person died in a car crash in Columbus County over the weekend. Another person is in critical condition, according to police.

Governor orders flags lowered for Wilmington soldier killed in Syria

Gov. Roy Cooper has ordered that all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities be lowered to half-staff in honor of a 22-year-old soldier who died in Syria.  

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