N.C. Holiday Flotilla coming up

The North Carolina Holiday Flotilla has entertained visitors in the waters around Wrightsville Beach for nearly 25 years. The event is a little over a month away and now is the time to sign up to be a part of it.

Wilmington municipal results official

The results of last week's Wilmington municipal elections are official. New Hanover County Board of Elections officials canvassed the votes Tuesday, taking a look at the final numbers.

Sen. Dole discusses immigration at Carolina Beach

videoIllegal immigration brought Sen. Elizabeth Dole to Carolina Beach Tuesday. She was there to discuss a new program for law enforcement.

Public schools need community help

Our public schools need the community's help to achieve excellence. That was the message Tuesday morning at a State of the Schools forum hosted by the Greater Wilmington Chamber Foundation.

Military Cutoff construction delayed again

Military Cutoff Road construction will be delayed another week longer than the DOT's last estimate. Now the goal is November 19.

Hundreds celebrate Head Start anniversary

Children and teachers from New Hanover County's Head Start program released red, white and blue balloons to celebrate Head Start's 40 years in the county.

Dole, McIntyre weigh in on SCHIP bill

While here Sen. Dole weighed in on the SCHIP bill. She said while she wants to reauthorize it and supports expanding funding for the program, she says the bill hurts North Carolina in its current form because the source of the funding comes from a heavy tobacco tax.

Drought conditions not as bad for coastal NC

Just one day after Gov. Mike Easley's plea for state officials to take action on drought conditions we're learning that the coastal region of North Carolina isn't suffering just yet with regard to water loss. We haven't seen considerable rainfall in months. Much of the state is experiencing the worst drought in recorded history.

King Cobra gets ultrasound

The 14-foot-long King Cobra at the Cape Fear Serpentarium received quite a doctor's checkup Monday.

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