NHRMC hosts ‘Stop the Bleed’ training at high school

Representatives with New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s Trauma Services Department hosted a Stop the Bleed training event at Laney High School Tuesday afternoon.

  COMMUNITY CLASSROOM: Special needs teacher wants visual schedules, calendars for her students

Oak Island splash pad set to open on Friday

  ‘One of the hardest jobs out there’: Encouragement and tips for not only taking care of yourself, but someone else too

  Golf cart rentals to roll into Kure Beach

  Laughter is the best medicine: ‘This Hurricane Blows’ follows neighbors stuck together during storm

Report: Administrative mistakes, lack of expertise delayed NC Matthew-related funds

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Former Carolina Beach Mayor dies

  Non-profit helps families send their children to Pre-K

Yard sales May 18

  Highway 6: Generations of family history intertwined in the vines of Lu Mil Vineyard

  Highway 6: White Lake’s newest restaurant keeps customers coming back for more

  Highway 6: Behind the scenes of how White Lake Water Park prepares for the summer season

  Highway 6: The oldest Nautique dealer in the world is located right on White Lake

White Lake Marine has been selling and serving boats on White Lake since 1955.

  Highway 6: White Lake multi-use path opens just in time for Water Festival

A project years in the making is finally finished right in time for water festival.

  Highway 6: Celebrating White Lake’s hundred year history

White Lake's first public beach property was established 118 years ago. We're taking a look at back the town in time for the 41st Annual Water Festival.

  Highway 6: Celebrating the FFA Center at White Lake as one of the town’s oldest icons

The FFA Center at White Lake was established in 1928 and is still a big part of the community for its summer camp program and land use for various gatherings and events.

CFCC host annual Gift of Education luncheon

Northside Bridgebuilders continue mission of helping those in need

  Opa! Greek Festival will welcome 30,000 people over three day event

  Pender County Humane Society raises money for animals ahead of National Rescue Dog Day

  NC becomes first state to sue JUUL for targeting younger customers

  Oak Island Pier reopens over two years later

Options are available for residents who still need help post-Florence

North Carolinians who still have unmet needs due to Hurricane Florence may find help through other state and federal resources.

  Learn to take care of yourself for Women’s Health Week

May 12-18 is a reminder for women to take care of themselves and to make their health a priority.

  Community Classroom: Teacher wants cookie jar mystery kit for students

Future forensic scientists could very well be sitting in an elementary class in Leland.

  Department of Insurance helps those in need of assistance after Florence

The Department of Insurance will be conducting disaster relief, flood insurance town hall meetings at 5 locations North Carolina this week. They will be informing the public about disaster relief and those still in need of assistance post Florence.

After five months of repairs, dog rescue group is back in business

Monty’s Home, a non-profit dog rescue group, is once again able to pull dogs from local shelters.

  Working to solve food insecurity with a community kitchen

Community Enrichment Initiatives, Inc. is working to raise money to build a community kitchen to offer cooking and nutritional classes at the MLK Center in Wilmington.

  Brunswick County Schools announces times, locations for upcoming summer meals program

Brunswick County Schools on Monday announced the times and locations for its upcoming summer meals programs for kids and teens.

  First responders work together to repair home damaged by Hurricane Florence

Wilmington Fire Department, New Hanover County Fire, and New Hanover Regional EMS will be out at a build site on Dock St. to help a man whose house was damaged by the storm.

  Salvation Army to reopen emergency shelter

The Salvation Army’s Red Shield Emergency Shelter suffered damage during Hurricane Florence, forcing it to temporarily close until repairs could be made.More than six months after the storm, the shelter will reopen May 20, 2019, inviting guests and residents who need the services offered.

  78-year-old graduates from CFCC despite losing home in Florence

Louise Boney, 78, graduated from Cape Fear Community College today with a 4.0 GPA and an inspiring story to tell.

Yard sales May 11

Yard sales for May 11, 2019

  Food bank, letter carriers need your help to Stamp Out Hunger

Helping the hungry in our community is as easy as walking to your mailbox this weekend

  Reeling in a good time at disabled sportsman’s fishing tournament

If you were able to find an empty space Friday morning on the Kure Beach Pier, there was a better than average chance you’d be standing close a person grinning from ear to ear.

  SNAKE! What to do when you see one in your yard or house

Snake experts say the best thing you can do when you encounter a snake is to leave it alone. If its inside your home, they recommend calling a trained snake handler to remove it.

  Lakeside Reserve: Creating homes for the homeless

The Good Shepherd Center in Wilmington is trying to help find housing for homeless people who have been vetted to start over.

  Get a free look at exhibitions inside the Cameron Art Museum

The Cameron Art Museum hosts a free day to give the community a chance to enjoy all the museum has to offer

  What do moms really want for Mother’s Day?

We took a poll to find out what mothers want to be given for Mother's Day.

  Company worried about Cape Fear Crossing closing its plant

A third bridge across the Cape Fear River is in the works. Several people and businesses are worried the project, Cape Fear Crossing, will negatively affect them.

  Bestival celebrates best Wilmington has to offer

'Encore' has a new way to celebrate the best Wilmington has to offer.

  Program teaches children about the ocean, and how to protect it

Ecological Marine Adventures offers programs that inspire people of all ages to love the ocean and the world we live in through education.

  Dozens gather for law enforcement memorial in Wilmington

Law enforcement, families and the community attended a memorial service for fallen officers Wednesday.

  Celebrating teachers and staff for Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is a national holiday celebrated May 6-10 to recognize teacher and staff who work hard to shape the lives of children every day.

  Welcome Home Angel gives child bedroom makeover to help with sensory needs

Welcome Home Angel, a non-profit organization that provides bedroom makeovers to children with chronic or debilitating illness or injury, held a special reveal Tuesday for a Wilmington boy named Grayson Allen.

COMMUNITY CLASSROOM: Teacher wants a rainbow rug for her classroom

WECT's Community Classroom features Ms. Kristin Latta's Donors Choose project. She would like a rainbow rug for her 2nd grade classroom at Malpass Corner Elementary

  Neighbors fighting to have chickens as pets in Boiling Spring Lakes

A proposal to allow chickens in all residential areas is ruffling some feathers in Boiling Spring Lakes.

  Habitat for Humanity builds fortified home against hurricanes

Women from UNCW volunteered with Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity to help build the organization's first fortified home against hurricanes and wind storms.

West Brunswick High grad to appear on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Ebony Grissett-Delgado, a 1992 graduate of West Brunswick High School, will be a contestant on the game show.

Here’s the schedule for the 2019 tour of Highway 6

Here's the schedule for the 2019 Highway 6 tour.

Summer camp works to help kids cope with the death of a loved one

Lower Cape Fear Hospice is hosting Sunshine camp for young people who have experienced the death of someone special.

Local service dog program, paws4people, provided therapy dogs for UNCW students during finals week.

UNCW event, Recharge at Randall, allowed stressed out students to pet and interact with dogs during finals week.

Landfall golf tournament proceeds benefit Cape Fear homeless

The Good Shepherd Center held their 16th annual charity golf tournament in Landfall Country Club to benefit homeless services.

  Festival Latino celebrated on Cinco de Mayo

Hurricane Florence pushed back the annual Festival Latino to Cinco de Mayo weekend.

  Church honors first responders

Silver Lake Baptist Church honored civil servants and first responders Sunday at its service.

8-year-old Myrtle Beach bowler gets biggest win of career; beating cancer

For eight-year-old Titus Radosti, there’s no better sport then professional bowling. However, since the age of four his focus in life wasn’t about knocking down pins; it was about knocking out cancer.

  HAPPENING TODAY: Community car seat checkup and baby shower

Safe Kids Cape Fear is hosting a free car seat checkup at Brunswick Novant Medical’s Community Baby Shower event Saturday.

Yard sales for May 4

Yard sales for May 4, 2019

  The Wilmington Police Department is taking applications for 24th annual Cop Camp

The free camp is designed to provide local children with an opportunity to positively interact with law enforcement.

  Bill regarding land transfer for Pender County jail passes unanimously in NC House

Approximately 100 acres of property north of Burgaw could be transferred to Pender County and used to build a new jail if the bill is approved by the North Carolina Senate. The measure passed unanimously in the House Thursday.

  Geek out over Free Comic Book Day

Comic book fans have a chance to indulge in what they love for free

  Have a sweet weekend at the Carolina Strawberry Festival

It’s festival with a history as rich as the berries it’s named for. The Carolina Strawberry festival kicks off Friday in Wallace.

  Wilmington woman celebrates 103rd birthday, shares ‘rules’ to live by

May 1 marked a very momentous milestone for Miss Mary Trail.

Communities in Schools benefit luncheon reveals hottest fashions for Spring and Summer

Some of the hottest fashions for this spring and summer were revealed on a runway in Wilmington Wednesday.

  CAPE FEAR COMEBACK: Beloved Pender Co. restaurant reopens after hurricane destroyed kitchen, oceanfront deck

The parking lot at Buddy’s Crab House and Oyster Bar was full Tuesday, and even though a couple of workers were putting the finishing touches on the restaurant’s facade, owner Matt Wiles said the kitchen and bar are up and running, evidenced by a busy reopening day.

  Ladies in STEM fields to offer advice, inspiration at Women in Science Day

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher will host Women in Science Day, on Sat., May 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  Calling all tough women

The Cape Fear Roller Girls are looking for a few good women

  New Hanover County teachers who could not make it to Raleigh rally at home

New Hanover County teachers who could not make it to the Raleigh rally for education gathered at busy Wilmington intersections to support their cause from home.

  Ashley High School is making new waves with science

Ashley High School’s Marine Science Academy has received a wave simulation flume to help students get a more hands-on learning experience.

Campaign to help United Way raise $250,000 set for May 14

United Way teams up with local media outlets to raise $250,000

COMMUNITY CLASSROOM: Pender County teacher wants Drops in the Bucket booklets for students

WECT's Community Classroom features a Topsail Elementary School teacher who would like game sets and Drops in the Bucket review booklets for her classroom.

  Talented teens sing, dance and shoot hoops in ‘High School Musical, Jr’

Talented teens take the stage, singing and shooting hoops, in a popular show with teens.

  Rags to riches fairy tale on stage starring talented young actors

More than 40 students, ages 4 to 15, star in the production.

  Angel investor group expands into Wilmington

The Southeast’s largest angel investment network aims to connect investors with entrepreneurs as it expands into Wilmington.

  Mayor Saffo pushing national lawmakers for funds to protect infrastructure from future storms

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo is in Washington, D.C. advocating for more hurricane relief assistance

  Atkinson residents hope to see crime decrease after opening of Pender County substation

A self-proclaimed sleepy town has seen an awakening of crime in their normally quiet neighborhood.

One of Wilmington’s last remaining Pearl Harbor survivors has died

William “Bill” Hendley, a longtime resident of Wilmington, died on April 28 at the age of 99.

  Music on Market presents 'Nunsense the Musical’

Nunsense the Musical May 3,4,5 at Saint Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church

  Man with disability celebrates 20th work anniversary at local grocery store

Barry Coleman Jr. is celebrating his 20th year working at Food Lion at Masonboro Commons.

  WPD increasing presence in inner-city neighborhoods and at places of worship after recent shootings

According to emails from Wilmington Police Department spokespersons, WPD is working with local, state and federal law enforcement to beef up patrols in the inner city and near places of worship.