TRAFFIC ALERT: Barbee Bridge in Oak Island closing for six months Monday

The G.V. Barbee Bridge on NC 133 over the Intracoastal Waterway will be closed for six moths starting Monday, Oct. 15, according to Oak Island officials.

New temporary debris drop-off location opens in Rocky Point

A new drop off location for vegetative debris opening for residents in Pender County on Monday

Corn maze up and running despite recent weather

A favorite fall activity open for business after Hurricane Florence.

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses

GOP lawmakers say they’re ready to OK $800M in Florence aid

NC lawmakers will reconvene Monday to vote on a Florence aid package

Pender Co. Board of Education approves last contracts for school repairs

The Pender County Board of Education approved the last five contracts for mold remediation at schools at its emergency meeting Sunday afternoon.

Sepentarium co-owner found not guilty in husband’s murder

Regina Ripa, wife and co-owner of the Serpentarium, was found not guilty in the murder of her husband Larry Dean Ripa.

Free downtown trolley updates route for October

After testing a pilot program in September, Wave Transit is updating it’s transit schedule for the downtown trolley.

Banks continue to collapse in Rocky Point neighborhood, threatening homes

Inch by inch, some homes near Rocky Point in Pender County are getting closer to the Cape Fear River river by the minute.

Hanover Kennel Club hosts annual all-breed dog show

The Hanover Kennel club held their 117th annual AKC all breed dog show both Saturday and Sunday. More than 109 breeds took part.

  Mother arrested for allegedly faking daughter’s cancer diagnosis

The mother’s alleged crimes came to light after her husband learned from a doctor that the young girl didn’t have cancer.

Hoggard high school welcomes back first graduating class

Hoggard High School welcomed back its first ever graduating class for their 50 year reunion.

National pageant winners help with local Florence recovery efforts

National beauty pageant winners are in Southeastern North Carolina helping with Hurricane Florence recovery efforts.

'We lost our home’: University Apartments closed indefinitely, UNCW officials announce

Officials with the University of North Carolina at Wilmington announced Friday evening that University Apartments — an on-campus student housing complex — will be closed indefinitely due to extensive damage the complex suffered during Hurricane Florence last month.

Families give back while Pender County schools still not open after Hurricane Florence

Families are trying to make the most of time off from school after Hurricane Florence. In Pender County, kids have been out of class more more than a month.

Boiling Spring Lakes man loses one third of his yard

Bruce Veronick moved to Boiling Spring Lakes four years ago and might consider moving again. Since Florence hit our area, he has lost 1/3 of his back yard.

Wilmington logistics company among fastest growing in the country

One of the fastest growing companies in the country is located right here in Wilmington.

New director of youth violence prevention group impressed by hurricane relief efforts in Wilmington

Vivian St. Juste knows a thing or two about withstanding and recovering from hurricanes and she’s using that knowledge in her new job in Wilmington.

‘It’s bad, it’s real bad’: Workers here to help with Florence recovery had their hometowns in Florida devastated by Michael

They came to our area from Florida to help with Hurricane Florence relief. Now they’re worried about the damage they’ll return to when they head home.

NC Spot Festival canceled after hurricane, tropical storm

Hurricane Florence and Tropical Storm Michael delivered a 1-2 punch that left the North Carolina Spot Festival down for the count.

Broken Blue Laws: Push to privatize NC liquor sales

North Carolina is one of 17 states where the state still controls the sale of liquor, and a growing chorus of voices is questioning the wisdom of continuing this system set up in the wake of prohibition.

Moores Creek National Battlefield to reopen to public

Moores Creek National Battlefield will reopen to the public Monday, Oct. 15, for the first time since Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina.

NHRMC offering medication disposal at 17 sites

New Hanover Regional Medical Center is partnering with multiple organizations to offer 17 medication disposal locations across six counties Saturday, Oct. 27.

Causeway Cafe announces plans to close after 32 years

The Wrightsville Beach mainstay announced in a Facebook post Friday that the restaurant’s last day will be Sunday, Nov. 4.

Carolina Beach man pleads guilty, gets prison time for trafficking meth

Stuart Walling, 47, pleaded guilty to trafficking methamphetamine by transportation and possession with the intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine.

MISSING: Man last seen on College Road in September

According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, Stephen Ryan Watts, 44, was last seen in the 5000 block of South College Road.

Live Online: Sunday Night Football

Houston won its first-ever game in the NFL by defeating the Cowboys in a Sunday night game 19-10, back in 2002, but Dallas has won the last three meetings. Who will win the week 5 match up?

TRAFFIC ALERT: All lanes now open on Oleander Dr.

All lanes are closed on Oleander Dr. near Hugh MacRae Park due to smoldering electrical lines, according to the Wilmington Fire Department.

Several American Airlines flights remain canceled in aftermath of TS Michael

Almost all American Airlines flights arriving and departing from Wilmington International Airport are canceled Friday after TS Michael

Free items available at yard sale for Pender County families affected by Florence

Free items and supplies will be given away during a free yard sale at Heidi Trask High School on Saturday

  Power being restored to thousands in wake of TS Michael

More than 5,000 people are left without power after Tropical Storm Michael

Veteran’s family fights to bring long lost sister to NC

Pete Lipford met his sister Anne for the first time last year. He is 45. She is 48. Pete knew he had a sister, but thought, as did his father, Wayne, that she had died decades ago.

Fearing future storm damage, committee works to fix Bladen Co. dike

In parts of Bladen County, there’s still water leftover from Hurricane Florence nearly one month after the storm. The leftover water is thanks in part to the White Oak Dike breaching. The floodwaters broke through the barrier and destroyed parts of roads and homes.

Tropical Storm Michael hits North Carolina with floods and outages as it moves up East Coast

The death toll has risen to six people in Michael's path. Hundreds of thousands are without power in Alabama, Georgia and Florida as the storm makes its way up the East Coast.

Missing 4-year-old boy near Snow’s Cut Bridge found safe

A 4-year-old boy who went missing near Snow’s Cut Bridge Thursday evening has been found safe, according to the the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.

Brunswick County lifts state of emergency, voluntary evacuation order

Brunswick County officials have lifted a state of emergency and a voluntary evacuation order, effective 6 p.m. Thursday, as authorities begin to unwind their Michael readiness efforts.

Pender County home turned into distribution site for hurricane survivors

What was supposed to be a helpful gesture for friends turned into much needed help for a community.

Officials identify 11-year-old killed in 'freak accident’ during Hurricane Michael

Officials in Seminole County have confirmed a child has died as a result of Hurricane Michael.

UNCW classes canceled again for Michael

After almost a month off from school due to Hurricane Florence, UNCW students finally returned to class on Monday.Now, just 4 days later, they're out again - this time, for Michael.

Michael brings strong winds to Surf City

Surf City was one one hardest hit areas during Hurricane Florence. Dunes depleted, debris sits in pile outside of many heavily-damaged homes - a community knee deep in cleanup as Michael moved through.