Memorial Day weekend successful for local business

Downtown business owners say they are happy with sales over the holiday weekend.

Local farmers hope for rain

You've heard the saying: "rain, rain, go away." But that's just the opposite of what people in the farming business are chanting these days. Lately, they've been begging for some wet weather. Since January the area's only received about 11 inches of rain. Area farmers say it's not enough to keep up their crops.

Women and Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer among American men and women, but women often wait longer to seek treatment or sometimes do not see their doctors at all. If Wilmington resident, Gwen Johnsen had ignored the signs of heart disease any longer she may not be around to do the things she loves.

Beach house owners not collecting occupancy taxes

It's a good deal for vacationers, not for coastal governments.

Wilmington remembers fallen heroes

Wilmington honored the men and women who gave their lives in the armed services today at the National Ceremony.

Summer dangerous season for teen drivers

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer -- a season that local law enforcement says is a dangerous time for teens on our roads.

Holiday weekend boater safety

With the hot weather over the weekend, many people in our area took to the water to have a good time, but along with the fun were some problems. The Coast Guard at Wrightsville Beach say even though hundreds of boats were out on the water this weekend, everybody was pretty safe.

Prince William tall ship visits Wilmington

A tall ship named after a British prince is docked in Wilmington. The Prince William will dock in the port city before heading to Norfolk, Virginia, on Thursday. It's 195 feet long with two masts and has sails that could cover eight tennis courts.

A silent danger for swimmers at Carolina Beach

Thousands of vacationers have hit the beach, but there is something lurking underwater you should be aware of before jumping into the ocean. Carolina Beach lifeguards rescued about fifty people from the ocean Memorial Day weekend.

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