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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.
Published October 14, 2018 at 1:36 PM
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.
Published October 14, 2018 at 1:35 PM
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.
Published October 11, 2018 at 2:29 PM
Roofers to the rescue: Crews install emergency tarps ahead of Michael
Crews from Claremont Property Company strapped in and climbed high Wednesday, racing against the clock to rescue homeowners from further water damage.
Published October 10, 2018 at 3:22 PM
Amid fallen trees and debris, chainsaw ministry carves out hope and faith with each cut
Their mission is twofold: to share faith, and clear limbs.
Published October 9, 2018 at 3:56 PM
‘It’s unreal': Pender County family loses home again, 10 days before planned move
Hurricane Florence flooded Reggie Corbett's home with even more water than Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
Published October 8, 2018 at 3:19 PM
‘We can’t give up’: Rocky Point family of 5 rebuilding dream home after Florence
The search for the Lydons' dream home took nearly two years before they settled on a home on the back of the northeast Cape Fear River near Rocky Point.
Published October 4, 2018 at 1:49 PM
Hurricane has Surf City Ocean Pier off to slow start this fishing season
October is the time of year the fish are running so to speak, and the Surf City Ocean Pier is normally a hot spot to reel ‘em in.
Published October 3, 2018 at 3:39 PM
Shrimpers hoping to salvage harvest season plagued by Hurricane Florence
Stanley Hall normally welcomes hurricane season, not because of its potentially negative impacts, but because it’s harvest season for shrimping.
Published October 2, 2018 at 1:56 PM
First Matthew, now Florence: Black River resident loses home to floodwaters again
The Black River holds a treasured past for 47-year-old Kristen Johnson.
Published October 1, 2018 at 2:31 PM
Kelly residents return to waterlogged, damaged homes after mandatory evacuation
Jeannie Gilmore returned to her damaged home Friday after a mandatory evacuation issued a week ago.
Published September 28, 2018 at 2:54 PM
‘It’s so discouraging’: Rocky Point family returns to flooded out home
A Rocky Point husband and wife return to their newly built home flooded out after Hurricane Florence.
Published September 27, 2018 at 3:01 PM
Double dose of disaster: Bladen County family home flooded two hurricanes
On Wednesday, WECT was with the Beattys as they looked at their home for the first time after water from the Black River receded.
Published September 26, 2018 at 2:40 PM
Pender Co. Animal Shelter littered with critters from Florence’s floodwaters
Walk up to the Pender County Animal Shelter in Burgaw, and you see some animals that look like they don't belong.
Published September 25, 2018 at 3:24 PM
Residents being forced to vacate storm-ravaged apartments
Of 491 apartment homes, 80 percent at The Glen were damaged by wind, rain, and trees, according to an apartment spokesperson.
Published September 24, 2018 at 8:22 PM
Pender County water rescues continue, Black River closer to cresting
Water rescues continued Tuesday in Pender County as The Black River threatens even more flooding for the area.
Published September 18, 2018 at 3:42 PM
The 'Garage Majal': Carolina Beach residents hunker down for Florence
More than half of the residents in Carolina Beach have evacuated the island to seek refuge from the impacts of Hurricane Florence, but there are still some people who decided to stay behind.
Published September 13, 2018 at 1:04 PM
Carolina Beach residents prepare to batten down the hatches
With the grim news that our area could receive a direct hit from Hurricane Florence, coastal communities are feverishly racing against the clock to protect their homes, businesses and lives.
Published September 10, 2018 at 4:36 PM
Report: Wilmington has hottest real estate market in country
It beat out Colorado Springs, Chicago and even Washington, D.C.
Published September 6, 2018 at 3:08 PM
NHC Emergency Management keeping watchful eye on Florence
Hurricane Fran barreled into the southeastern North Carolina coastline 22 years ago Wednesday, and there is another F-named storm that is now attracting attention.
Published September 6, 2018 at 3:06 PM
Warmer start, cooler finish to week ahead
Bridge closure prompts Dosher Memorial Hospital service changes
GOP lawmakers say they’re ready to OK $800M in Florence aid
Pender Co. Board of Education approves last contracts for school repairs
Sepentarium co-owner found not guilty in husband’s murder