City says local market is contributing to crime rates

videoThe city says Village Stop and Shop Market is contributing to the high crime rate in the area by selling alcohol and cigarettes. They say the crime is so bad, it violates a state statute.

County school funding are going to see cuts

A sluggish economy has set the state budget back billions of dollars. That means budgets are being cut in various arenas, including funding for county schools statewide.

North Carolina State Ports Authority weathering economic storm

Despite tough economic times, North Carolina State Ports Authority leaders say they are doing well.

Local high school students helping out cancer patients

High school senior projects might usually consist of a bake sale or clothing drive. But Brittney Hudson of Hoggard High has different plans; she decided to make wigs for cancer patients.

New business possibilities in Columbus County

Some good news from Columbus County, new businesses could be moving in. This would mean 54 new jobs over 3 years if the plans become a reality.

Early risers at the Sweet and Savory Cafe and Bake Shop

videoNothing beats the smell of fresh baked breads, pastries, desserts and other sweets. Hours before Sweet and Savory Café and Bake Shop opens, three bakers are busy getting ready for the day.

Wilmington security firm owner indicted on pornography charges

Joe Guarascio, the owner of a private security firm, has been indicted on several child pornography charges.

Four Pender County suspects arrested on mail and credit card fraud

Four Pender County residents have been arrested for mail and credit card fraud. The four were arrested last Friday as a result of an extensive investigation by the Pender County Sheriff's Office.

Gas prices have drivers feeling less pain

videoDrivers are feeling a little less pain at the pump than they did earlier this year. AAA said gas prices are at a three-and-a-half-year low.

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