Wilmington man featured on CNN Heroes

A local man is getting some national attention. CNN heroes will focus on Jock Brandis and his work with the Full Belly Project.

Family looking for answers after fatal standoff

videoEarlier this week a standoff in Bladen County started with an agitated man with a gun. It ended with officers shooting and killing Tom Adams. Now his family is searching for answers.

WPD launches Police-to-Citizen web site

The Wilmington Police Department has launched a Police-to-Citizen (P2C) web site in an effort to make information easily accessible to residents.

Elementary students collect shoes for Nicaraguans

You've heard the expression, "Walk a mile in someone else's shoes." Well, soon some Nicaraguan children will be able to do just that.

Making room for more cell phone towers

As we move towards 2020, we'll be making room for more buildings, roads and other infrastructure. And in the 21st century that includes cell phone towers.

Boys and Girls Club celebrates Black History Month

videoIt's an organization that serves nearly five million young people across the country. Wednesday the local Boys and Girls Club celebrated the end of Black History Month by looking at where it's been and where it's going.

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown

Each year on the first Sunday in March participating area attractions open their doors to New Hanover County residents free of charge. This year 30 area attractions along with special guests, will welcome and honor local citizens who live in New Hanover County on Sunday, March 2.

Sheriff’s department settles with Strickland family

videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has reached a settlement with the family of 18-year-old Peyton Strickland. The settlement includes a re-evaluation of the Sheriff's SERT Team and $2.45 million to the Strickland family.

Kids help design new playground

Kids in one Wilmington after-school program are getting a new playground -- and they're the designers.

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