Beach Safety Guidelines

The holiday weekend has not even officially begun and already there have been some scary moments at the beach.

Firefighters challenged by Pender County blaze

The Pender County wildfire is still getting the better of firefighters. The state forestry department has been strategizing tonight about how best to attack the fire now.

Building permits being issued again

There is good news tonight for area builders. New Hanover county once again issuing building permits. The building moratorium is now over. But just how much did it cost our local economy?

New oxygen masks to save pets

You have probably heard of firefighters rescuing cats out of trees, but in Brunswick County, firefighters are doing even more to save your pets. Three Brunswick County fire departments have become the first in the region to have oxygen masks designed for our furry friends.

New Brunswick County parks on Town Creek

The county is getting several new parks after receiving over a half million dollars in grants from the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources.

Sheriff, Police Chief and Mayor discuss departments

Earlier this month we told you about a turf war going on between the New Hanover County Sheriff and the Wilmington Police Chief.

Brunswick County to get new parks

There will soon be a few more ways to get outdoors in Brunswick County. The county is getting several new parks after receiving over a half million dollars in grants from the department of environmental and natural resources.

600-plus acre blaze burns in Pender County

Another blaze continues to burn in Pender County. This fire broke out late Wednesday afternoon, scorching hundreds of acres. It's more than 600 acres and counting. The Forest Service says crews are making slow progress because of weather conditions and don't know when it'll be out.

Investigators looking into recycling facility fire

Fire investigators are looking into what caused a late morning fire at a Wilmington recycling facility. The owner of Diversified Biomass and City Council member Jason Thompson thinks a customer wasn't obeying the "no smoking" rule at the facility.

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