3 weeks ago
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Tokyo company gives extra holidays to nonsmoking employees

A marketing company in Tokyo is awarding a novel perk to its non-puffing employees: an extra week's holiday for nonsmokers.
1 month ago
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Florida hotel owner found crawling on floor next to sleeping guests

Police say an owner of a hotel in central Florida is facing burglary charges after people sleeping in a hotel room caught him sneaking into their room.
3 months ago
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Businesses prepare for ‘last hurrah’ of summer

Labor Day weekend is here, but how are businesses in the beach areas preparing? With the end of summer approaching fast, vacation spots like Carolina Beach are seeing their final round of vacationers.
4 months ago
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Fire at condemned Carolina Surf condos considered ‘suspicious’

A criminal investigation is underway after a fire at Carolina Surf Condos in Carolina Beach.
5 months ago
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Condos at Carolina Beach evacuated and condemned

Carolina Surf condos are no longer deemed safe.
1 year ago
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Controversy surrounding short-term rentals continues in Historic Downtown

Short-term rentals have been a hot button issue in downtown Wilmington over the last few months, and now the city is working on an ordinance to change the way vacation rentals work.
2 years ago
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Topsail Beach could tighten the leash on beach rules

"I'd hate to see that," Gervase said. "I really would, but I look at other towns that have done that and I can't help but think maybe they've gone along the same path and they're just a couple years ahead of us."
Storm threat doesn’t dampen Oak Island’s annual Beach Day
3 years ago
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Storm threat doesn’t dampen Oak Island’s annual Beach Day

Folks enjoying beach day in Oak Island Tuesday afternoon celebrate Beach Day.
Holden Beach kicks off vacation season with Days at the Dock
4 years ago
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Holden Beach kicks off vacation season with Days at the Dock

Holden Beach kicked off vacation season with the annual Days at the Docks this weekend. More than 50 arts & crafts vendors lined up under the bridge. A dozen food vendors set up and provided plenty of fried treats.
Airline group sees 1.5 percent rise in summer travel
7 years ago
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Airline group sees 1.5 percent rise in summer travel

An airline industry trade group says that even with higher fares, more people will fly this summer than last year, especially overseas.