Carolina Beach mayoral race too close to call

Alan Gilbert received 503 votes, Joel Macon was just three votes ahead with 506.

Clear winner in Atkinson mayoral race

Even though no one was actually running for mayor of the Pender County town of Atkinson there is a clear winner of last night's election.

Hampstead will not incorporate

The debate over whether the Pender County community of Hampstead should be incorporated is over. The vote wasn't even close. Seventy-two percent of voters said no. If Tuesday night's election results were any indication people like Flack are happy with the Hampstead community just the way it is.

Lower temps could require heating system check

With the temperatures dropping you may be cranking up your furnace for the first time this season.

Council to decide on convention center

The convention center was one of the most hotly contested issues in the Wilmington city election this year. It is also a topic on the City Council agenda Wednesday night.

Pender County rejects incorporation, land transfer tax

One of the largest voter turnouts was in Pender County, where voters overwhelmingly rejected two controversial referenda on the ballot.

Wilmington City Council gets 2 new members

Ronald Sparks and Kristi Tomey were the top vote-getters, beating out incumbent Pat Delair and newcomer Susan Clarke.

Columbus County passes sale tax increase

For more than 70 percent of people in Columbus County a sales tax increase was the only issue on the ballot.

Leland incumbent mayor wins election

With two men with experience running for Leland mayor many thought the race between incumbent Walter Futch and former mayor Frankie Thomas would be a close one.

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