Prom dress swap for safety

Prom season is right around the corner and the big night can be costly and dangerous. To help make the prom more affordable and less of a danger, the Cape Fear Teen Health Council is having a Prom Dress Swap and Shop.

ILM growth taking off

Growth at ILM is already taking off. Less than two weeks ago the airport announced Allegiant Air will offer low cost direct flights to Orlando.

Woman retires from UNCW after 26 years

videoAfter 26 years of helping the school nearly triple in size, one UNC Wilmington official is retiring. In our Carolina Diaries segment NewsChannel 3 has the story of the university's first ever public information officer.

Bladen County standoff has deadly end

videoThe standoff started at mid-morning off Center Road near Butler Mill Road. The sheriff says an agitated 63-year-old Thomas Adams ran his wife out of the house. She ran to a neighbor's house and called police while he holed up inside with at least one gun.

Growing demand for east coast port space

There's a growing demand for port space here on the east coast as west coast ports reach capacity. The Port of Wilmington is nearing capacity and going through expansion projects.

Competition growing for Wright’s seat

The competition for Wright's seat in the state House of Representatives is growing.

61st NC Azalea Festival Parade

This year will be the biggest and best parade Wilmington has ever seen. We have new units so it's a brand new show!

Thalian Hall celebrates 150th anniversary

videoWilmington's Thalian Hall is one of only a handful of theaters in the United States built before the civil war. This year marks its 150th anniversary.

Bald Head Island villagers consider contraceptives for deer

Officials on Bald Head Island are now working with university researchers to see if they can use contraceptives to limit the deer population there.

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