Pender Memorial Hospital going smoke free

Effective November 15, all tobacco products will be banned from the hospital campus.

Are hybrid cars as environmentally friendly as we think?

When it comes to saving money on gas, they seem like a good option. But are hybrid cars really as environmentally friendly as we think? When it comes to going green, consumers are increasingly turning to alternative cars.

One Tree Hill returning to Wilmington

One Tree hill is returning to Wilmington next year. Members of the film commission say this week's announcement that the show will continue for another season means good things for Wilmington's economy.

Fifth district superior court judge sworn in

History was made Thursday night at Wilmington's historic courthouse. Phyllis Gorham was sworn in as a superior court judge for the fifth judicial district. That includes New Hanover and Pender Counties.

US 17 closed near Shallotte after deadly accident

One woman is dead after an early morning accident in Brunswick County. The crash shut down the northbound lanes of Highway 17 for more than four hours. The road is back open now, but that doesn't mean the problems are over. Highway Patrol says the driver of the car was trying to cross over 17 South from Main Street in Shallotte.

Wilmington Police and New Hanover Regional team up for mock hostage drill

New Hanover Regional Medical Center Special Police and Wilmington PD team up in a mock hostage drill.

Wilmington drops proposed property tax increase

The Wilmington City Council has made some major changes were made to the proposed budget.

New Hanover County loosens building permit freeze

Some big time retailers are back in business along Wilmington's northeast interceptor. New Hanover County commissioners have loosened the building permit freeze and have agreed to issue up-fit permits. Those up-fit permits were holding a number of retailers up, such as the Pottery Barn planned for Mayfaire Shopping Center.

Law enforcement groups to hold safety expo

This weekend agencies from all around the state will give you the chance to see just what they do.

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