Man convicted after fourth DWI charge

It's the fourth time he's been charged with drunken driving, but the first time the charges stuck. Efrain Rodriguez pleaded guilty in New Hanover County court Monday for driving while impaired in August 2006.

UNCW professor featured in national magazine for global warming work

videoA UNCW professor was featured recently in a national science magazine for his work with global warming and the affect it's having on some penguin species. Professor Steven Emslie has been traveling to Antarctica for decades to study the behavior of Adelie penguins.

Students, surfers, celebrities pick up beach trash

videoKeeping our beach areas environmentally healthy and looking good is important for any number of reasons. The trash and debris left by visitors can take a toll. More than 100 volunteers converged on Wrightsville Beach this weekend to make a difference.

Two companies competing to build convention center hotel

Two companies are vying for the right to build a full-service hotel at Wilmington's new convention center.

City to hold public hearing on sewer situation

If you have something to say about Wilmington's sewer situation your opportunity is coming. The State Division of Water Quality has scheduled a public hearing for August 30.

Drug bust jails man on $3 million bond

Angel Cordova was arrested on four charges. The New Hanover County Vice and Narcotics Division found about 90 pounds of marijuana in Cordova's house off Suncoast Drive near Gordon Road.

State planning railway improvements for southeastern NC

videoThe state is making progress in plans to bring an improved railway system to southeastern North Carolina. Seven million dollars from the state budget could be used to eventually bring freight and passenger train services to our area. Supporters say it would reduce highway congestion between cities like Raleigh and Wilmington.

New UNCW students move in

videoIf it seems like more people are in town and more cars are on the road it's not your imagination. It's because this weekend was move-in time for UNC Wilmington students.

Few leads, no arrests made in man’s murder

videoInvestigators say no arrests have been made in the Friday morning murder of 22-year-old Geoffrey Graham in New Hanover County. But the investigation continues. Early Friday morning Graham was shot dead in his home in the 2500 block of Bradfield Court.

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