Wrightsville Beach cracking down on litterbugs

videoAfter being left with massive amounts of trash on the beach last July Fourth holiday Wrightsville Beach is cracking down on litterbugs. Wrightsville Beach resident Drew Peterson said, "Last year was a mess all over the beach but that's what you get when you get a hundred thousand tourists in a small area."

Packages From Home connects locals, soldiers

Part of the Fourth of July festivities around town happened at Independence Mall Tuesday morning.

Violent crime on the rise, local counties no exception

Recent statistics show violent crime is on the rise throughout the state. Many of our surrounding counties are no exception. Those violent crimes include murder, rape and armed robbery.

Staying safe while grilling

videoOnce you've got what you need to plan the perfect Fourth of July barbeque you need to think about proper food preparation to avoid food poisoning on the fourth. Now that you've stocked up on all of your Fourth of July necessities, it's time to get your cook-out rolling. But there are a couple safety tips you should keep in mind before grilling outside.

Family emergency closes local clinic but rumors point to financial trouble

A local health clinic is closed. Owners say it's temporary, but reports of ongoing financial problems have patients concerned.

Traveling health risks

videoHoliday travel is in full swing. If you are planning on heading out for the fourth of July, you may not know the health risks you are taking.

Locals invent new ‘Terra Fulcrum’ bike

A new invention could have you kissing the gym goodbye and taking to the streets instead. Spinning and stationary bikes have nothing on the Terra Fulcrum.

UNCW hires new athletics director

videoThere's a new woman at the helm of UNCW athletics. Kelly Landry-Mehrtens comes from the University of Kansas where she was an associate AD for about four years.

Major Wilmington intersection frustrating drivers

videoA major intersection on Market Street is frustrating many drivers. About 50,000 cars travel on Market Street each day. This is well over its intended capacity.

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