Wilmington police have increased the reward amount in the city's only unsolved murder this year. The police department and CrimeStoppers are offering $10,000 to anyone who has information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for killing Ronald Conyers.
Many local residents showed their support for a worthy cause Sunday, by putting on their walking shoes. The 28th annual "Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty" or "Crop Walk" drew a crowd of more than a hundred people to raise awareness for hunger relief.
The NAACP State Convention is in Wilmington this weekend and the president of the state chapter delivered his State of the State address Friday. Rev. William Barber repeatedly reminded his audience that working towards the NAACP's goals is movement, not a moment. The president of the North Carolina NAACP delivered his State of the State address to a group of responsive and enthusiastic supporters.
NC NAACP President Rev. Barber spoke to a filled ballroom about not only asking for recognition of what he calls terrorists riots, but legal response as well.
Getting young people off the streets and more involved is on the NAACP's agenda. As a result it's hosting a youth night Friday.
After being delayed for several months, the topsail beach nourishment project is finally under way.
Some local Pender County students are taking a stand against a new school policy in a controversial way.
The Wilmington Professional Firefighters Association is holding a big fund raiser Friday night in downtown Wilmington.
The owner of a sailboat damaged by the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge has been awarded money from the state.