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SE NC gets $22 million from feds for waterway projects

Southeastern North Carolina is getting more than $22 million from the federal government for beaches and inlets, the Intracoastal Waterway and the Wilmington Port.

Tourists spotted body in river, called 911

video A couple vacationing from Raleigh told us they were walking along the Riverwalk in Downtown Wilmington Sunday. They looked into the river about 20 feet from the Hilton, and saw Joanne Dacuno floating face down.

UPDATE: Autopsy results back on woman found in river; friends remember her life

video Friends say 26-year-old Joanne Dacuno was vacationing with friends here in Wilmington. They say she was known as the girl with the big smile and caring soul.

Body found in Cape Fear River identified

videoWilmington Police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body in the Cape Fear River Sunday. The surprising discovery happened several hours before thousands of people packed in to Downtown Wilmington to see the city's 4th of July fireworks show.

If you build it…

videoNothing says spring like the crack of the bat at a baseball game. That sound could soon be heard along the riverfront in downtown Wilmington.

Volunteers clean up Island Number 13

videoDozens of volunteers from across the community took to the river Sunday to rid one island of trash. The Cape Fear River Watch organized the event that had plenty of helping hands.

Update: Body found in Cape Fear River

A boater made a startling discovery Tuesday afternoon. A body was discovered floating in the Cape Fear River near the battleship around 5:00 p.m.

Cape Fear River undergoing change

videoFor months now, we have been hearing about the word change. Change is all around us, and as you will find out, change has been a big part of the Cape Fear River.

Old Meat Packing Plant May Turn Into Park in Navassa

videoCan an eyesore be turned into a centerpiece? The Brunswick County town of Navassa received a $200,000 Brownfields Grant from the EPA. It will allow the town to perform an assessment of the old Cape Fear Meat Packing Plant, which the mayor of Navassa will turn into a park.

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