Three spills leak 12,000 gallons of sewage into Bradley Creek

videoThree sewage spills in the past week have Bradley Creek area residents speaking out. Crews caused the spills last week while working to repair the lining of the sewage pipe that runs through the Wrightsville Green community. That project is now on hold while county engineers, consultants, and contractors come up with a plan to prevent another spill from happening while repair projects are going on.

Manual ditching crew maintains stormwater flow

videoIt's a dirty job but someone has to do it. Wilmington's manual ditching crew gets their hands -- and often entire body -- dirty to make sure the storm drainage system doesn't back up and cause you problems.

Federal government to provide Carolina Beach dredging funding

The federal government is giving some much needed money to Carolina Beach for the inlet dredging project. Thursday the US House, Energy and Water appropriations committee granted $1.2 million for Carolina Beach inlet dredging. It's enough to cover the full cost of the project.

Shark Fishing

videoLiving so close to water means many of us have gone fishing, but have you ever been of shark fishing? It is something offered right here in our area.

Girls All-Star softball team heads to their World Series

videoThe Burgaw Angel All-Stars, a softball team for nine- and ten-year-old girls, will play in their World Series in Texas.

Police investigation: Oak Island murder

videoNew details are emerging in the murder investigation of an Oak Island man. Philip Allen Cook, 48, was found dead on his front porch Monday. Authorities say robbery was the motive in the death of the Island Way restaurant owner.

WPD officers clean area known for crime

A group of Wilmington Police officers spent the morning doing something a little different. They spent hours clearing over-grown brush out of a lot in the 600 block of McRae Street.

New way to get off Oak Island coming

Oak Island visitors and residents will soon have a new way to get on and off the island. The four-mile, $36 million project was approved by the State Board of Transportation Thursday.

Port unsure about budget

It's tough to run the port of Wilmington if you don't know what your budget is. And port managers are in the dark at the moment. Lawmakers in the House and Senate have yet to come to an agreement over next year's budget.

Latest news