Brunswick, Pender County voters to decide land tax

To tax or not to tax? Voters in Brunswick County will decide this November.

Brunswick County changes vicious dog laws

It's been a hot topic in Brunswick County for weeks. County commissioners have voted to change their vicious dog laws.

Ninth-graders work on high school diploma, college degree

videoAs classes started Tuesday some ninth-graders got a chance to work toward a high school diploma and a college degree.

Winter Park Fire Department donates remaining money to CFCC

The Winter Park Fire Department continues to give back to the community even after closing its doors. This time it's in the form of a donation to Cape Fear Community College.

New Hanover County Schools get report card

videoThe New Hanover County school system recently got a report card of its own. The grades were mixed and that's upsetting for some parents. The No Child Left Behind Act requires schools to track adequate yearly progress. Of New Hanover County's 35 public schools, 14 made adequate yearly progress. That's 40 percent of the county's schools.

Man convicted after fourth DWI charge

It's the fourth time he's been charged with drunken driving, but the first time the charges stuck. Efrain Rodriguez pleaded guilty in New Hanover County court Monday for driving while impaired in August 2006.

UNCW professor featured in national magazine for global warming work

videoA UNCW professor was featured recently in a national science magazine for his work with global warming and the affect it's having on some penguin species. Professor Steven Emslie has been traveling to Antarctica for decades to study the behavior of Adelie penguins.

Students, surfers, celebrities pick up beach trash

videoKeeping our beach areas environmentally healthy and looking good is important for any number of reasons. The trash and debris left by visitors can take a toll. More than 100 volunteers converged on Wrightsville Beach this weekend to make a difference.

Two companies competing to build convention center hotel

Two companies are vying for the right to build a full-service hotel at Wilmington's new convention center.

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