The heat wave gripping much of the southeast is straining energy supplies across the country. Duke Energy Progress is utilizing a system designed to reduce energy consumption on a larger scale by circulating some household air conditioning units on and off for short periods of time during the hott
The Dog Days of Summer refers to the hottest days of the summer, which will go through the middle of August. During these toasty days, there’s a few things that you and your furry friend can do to keep cool.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says Republican legislators need to hear stories of real people unable to obtain affordable health insurance and struggling with illness so they understand the need to expand Medicaid.
In the last two months, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office seized 8,400 bags of heroin and Lt. Jerry Brewer said these types of investigations sometimes begin with something as simple as a tip or a complaint from a neighbor.
The Wilmington City Council unanimously approved to accept the donation of a 65-acre property from Cape Fear Soccerplex and to enter a management agreement with Cape Fear Soccer Association to operate the complex Tuesday night.
After a lengthy debate, Wilmington City Council opted to continue discussion of the future of the former WAVE maintenance facility at 1110 Castle Street, giving a potential developer more time to finalize a proposal.
A North Carolina bill that would create new regulations aimed at improving safety when riders use companies like Uber and Lyft moved forward Tuesday, though some drivers question whether it’ll have a positive impact.
The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office worked with the NC Department of Health and Human Services and local law enforcement agencies to conduct a checkpoint on the North Carolina state line Saturday night.
Scottie Lee Lewis, 28, a man with an extensive criminal record, has now been cited for animal cruelty after pictures posted to social media showed him walking a dog that appeared to be pulling a brick.
New Hanover Commissioner Rob Zapple, the only commissioner to publicly speak out about a new travel policy for county commissioners, says new per-commissioner spending limits are onerous to the point they are preventing the county from participating in important business.
Ahead of a pair of community information sessions, Wilmington City Council heard additional updates on the proposal to amend the city’s noise ordinance — and got a real-world demonstration to help with the discussion.