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County puts freeze on NEI building permits

A decision by New Hanover County has local realtors concerned. The county began a freeze Thursday on new building permits for any construction project that sends waste to the northeast interceptor sewer line.

Kayak tours a good way to have fun in the sun

Temperatures are heating up again -- time to get outdoors and have some fun in the sun. And being so close to the beach fun in the sun isn't hard to come by. WWAY NewsChannel 3's Stephanie Beecken shows us one of the kayak tours available in our own backyard.

Four Carolina Panthers visit local middle school

Some of the Carolina Panthers are in town and visited a local middle school Thursday. Four players from the state's only professional football team visited Roland-Grise Middle School in Wilmington Thursday afternoon.

Rural hospitals suffering from lack of money

It's a problem facing many rural hospitals in North Carolina: not enough money. And it's forcing them to look for solutions. Now one local hospital is taking action. The Bladen County Hospital may have to close its doors for good unless it affiliates with another health care organization.

Brunswick County School Board problems?

Some Brunswick County School board members are not seeing eye to eye. One school board member is actually suggesting that the entire board be replaced.

Erosion from storms threatens N.C. beaches

The coastal storm churning the ocean along North Carolina's southern coast has left some beaches badly eroded. And dozens of oceanfront buildings are now at risk.

WPD meet with Creekwood residents, community leaders

Wilmington Police went to Creekwood Wednesday night to speak to residents and community leaders. Their goal: making a dangerous neighborhood a safer place to live.

Authorities bust illegal gambling ring

Wednesday the New Hanover County Sheriff's Department confiscated several video poker machines, more than $20,000 in cash and weapons in a house on the corner of 13th and Wright in Wilmington.

Near-shore fishing offers chance to catch fish, view scenery

You've got to admit it's nice living near the water. There are so many things to do and our own Stephanie Beecken is on a mission to show you different ways you can have fun in the sun.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.