WPD: One person killed in overnight wreck on MLK Parkway

Lt. Matt Fox with the Wilmington Police Department said that the wreck took place on MLK Parkway near N. College Road shortly before 2 a.m. and involved a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle.

  Body of missing 5-year-old Nevaeh Adams found in SC landfill months after her mother’s murder

  NCDOT holds open house for proposed changes to U.S. 74/76 in Columbus County

High levels of likely carcinogen detected in the Cape Fear River again

COMMUNITY CLASSROOM: Teacher needs multi-sensory phonics for young readers

2 NC prison workers attacked a day on average, filling vacant jobs difficult

  The Carousel Center Beer & Wine Festival makes changes to accommodate larger crowd

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  STEM Activity Days planned to get children interested in science, technology, engineering and math careers

  Cooper signs executive order forming ‘Governor’s Advisory Council on Film, Television and Digital Streaming’

Brunswick County manager presented the order of the long leaf pine

  ‘Thank you Jesus!’ Wilmington grandmother wins $350K in lottery game

  Delivery truck crash, fire, cause power outage at ILM

Sheriff’s office needs help finding teen missing since Oct. 8

  Feature film selects Wilmington as its filming location

According to the website for the Wilmington Regional Film Commission, “The Georgetown Project” is in pre-production.

  Disabled veteran: 'I pretty much use the bus for all of my transportation’

Wilmington City Council and community members are responding to the New Hanover County Commissioner’s vote to end their contract with WAVE Transit.

The Biltmore is adding a touch of Downton Abbey this holiday season

The estate will welcome Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, adding an immersive experience that celebrates the global hit television series and new feature film.

  First Alert Forecast: isolated but strong storms possible

Expect balmy southerly breezes to boost temperatures to the lower 80s and prime the atmosphere for a few widely-spaced pop-up storms.

  Carolina Beach considers new changes to Freeman Park for the 2020 season

Meeting planned to discuss Portia Mills Hines Park improvements

Portion of Montgomery Ave. to close for Florence-related drainage pipe repairs

Lyceum Academy’s Haunted House discontinued after years of scares

Identities released of 3 soldiers killed in training accident at Fort Stewart

Hiker fell to his death while taking photo atop N.C. waterfall

  Police search for hit-and-run driver involved in rollover crash

Police seek car involved in hit and run crash in Wilmington.

  Oak Island police investigating weekend shooting at hotel

According to Police Chief Wilburn L. Ingram, officers were dispatched to Ocean Crest Motel in reference to a gunshot victim.

  Searching for Kamille McKinney: No evidence for missing B’ham toddler found in multiple searches

Kamille McKinney was last seen around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Police say she was kidnapped from the front yard of a residence in Tom Brown Village during a birthday party.

  ATMC warns customers of scam emails

ATMC is warning its customers of fraudulent emails that appear to be from the internet provider’s billing department.

  ‘Keepers of the Bees’ help protect the insect’s declining population

UNCW Department of University Relations, is releasing a documentary, “Keepers of the Bees”, of the work of passionate students trying to help future generations.

  Police respond to report of gunfire in Houston Moore community

According to officials, police responded to the 1500 block of East Plaza shortly after midnight.

Gov. Roy Cooper to visit set of 'Reprisal’ during stop to EUE Screen Gems Studios Tuesday

The governor’s office confirmed Monday night he will visit the set of the Hulu show during a visit to Wilmington Tuesday afternoon.

  Commissioners plan to terminate contract with WAVE Transit

In a 3-2 vote, New Hanover County Commissioners voted Monday to give WAVE Transit notice that the county would be terminating its contract with the public transportation system.

Novant Health utilizes new technology to detect strokes quicker

Novant Health is utilizing new technology to help physicians detect and treat a specific type of stroke faster. By cutting down the time to diagnose the stroke, they hope to see patients make better recoveries.

  Commissioners postpone a decision on large mixed-use project on Market St.

New Hanover County Commissioners decided Monday to delay a decision on a large mixed-use project along Market St. The county leaders voted to postpone a decision for 90 days.

Myrtle Beach metro area tops list of affordable cities where everyone wants to live

A recent study ranked the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area as the most desirable place to live in the United States.

  Addicted: Part Three - Road to Recovery

Efforts to push back against the opioid crisis have seen some success, but House said he believes there is still a long road ahead — one that, like the recovery road of an individual struggling against substance abuse, will require a variety of remedies and a shift in perspective.

  How the $48B opioid settlement could help or hurt local municipalities

Wilmington has been called the ‘opioid capital of the world.' The city, county, and region have been working to combat this epidemic for years. New Hanover County was the first county in the state to join a lawsuit looking to hold major drug companies accountable.“It’s origins stem from the under

  Biennial faculty exhibition shows off the talents of UNCW staff

UNCW's biennial faculty exhibition begins October 24

Columbus County man gets 8 years in prison for breaking into elderly woman’s home

A Columbus County man is headed to prison after he broke into an elderly woman’s home to rob her and threatened her with a hammer.

Police find body of missing man in north Charlotte, death investigation underway

Charlotte police have found the body of a man who was reported missing from Gaston County Monday.

Quiet Riot drummer reveals stage 4 cancer diagnosis

Frankie Banali made the announcement on the Facebook page of radio personality and podcaster Mitch Lafon.

N.C. among four states that reach $48B settlement framework with drug companies over opioid epidemic

North Carolina is among four states that have reached a multi-billion dollar settlement with five major drug companies over its roles in the nationwide opioid epidemic.

N.C. inmate convicted of murder in state’s deadliest attempted prison breakout

A North Carolina inmate could get the death penalty after a jury found him guilty of murdering four prison workers during a failed escape attempt two years ago.

  Vinyl records expected to outsell CDs in 2019 for the first time since 1980s

The co-owner of Roundabout Music Company said many people from various generations visit her store to buy old records.

  Wilmington mayor, city attorney take part in opioid lawsuit discussions in Ohio

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo and city attorney John Joye traveled to Cleveland, OH last week to take part in ongoing discussions related to a lawsuit filed by the city in 2017 against several drug companies accused of profiting off the opioid crisis in the region.

  Coats for the Coatless: Keeping those in need warm

Bring a jacket or coat you don't need to participating Williams Hangers Cleaners in the Wilmington area thru Nov. 9 for the annual Coats for the Coatless drive.

  Motorcyclist killed in Friday crash on U.S. 17 near Pender County line

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision on U.S. 17 near the New Hanover and Pender county line on Friday.

N.C. man taking grandmother on cruise after $750k scratch-off lottery win

Yet another big lottery winner has emerged from an N.C. county.

  Aaron Lewis to perform on the main stage of the 2020 Azalea Festival

Aaron Lewis will headline the first of three main stage concerts for the 2020 Azalea Festival.

2 dead after plane crashes in Umstead Park in Raleigh

The plane that disappeared from radar while approaching Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Sunday night has been located by search crews, RDU officials confirmed.

  Child taken to hospital after being hit by vehicle while trying to board bus

As the 7-year-old boy attempted to cross the street to board the bus, he was struck by a westbound vehicle.

Annual North Carolina school bus safety action begins

State troopers will emphasize safety around school zones and buses this week during North Carolina’s annual “Operation Stop Arm” enforcement effort.

  First Alert Forecast: active autumn pattern to produce additional storm chances

Over the next several days, a progressive jet stream pattern will sponsor the approach and ultimate passages of two cold fronts.

  Sheriff’s office looking for suspect in Walmart larceny

According to a Facebook post from the sheriff’s office, the incident took place at the Walmart located at 5135 Carolina Beach Road.

  New Hanover County deputies locate missing woman

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is on the look out for Victoria Ann Johnson, who was last seen on Wednesday, October 16th.

  Local group planning protest at Chemours site

A group of Wilmington protesters will make their way to the Fayetteville Works, Chemours site in Bladen County next Saturday.

Shaquille O’Neal donates house to woman whose son was shot at football game

Former LSU basketball star Shaquille O’Neal has donated a home to an Atlanta woman whose 12-year-old son was shot at a football game and paralyzed from the chest down.

Topsail Beach Autumn Fest continues despite weather conditions

As southeastern North Carolina felt the affects of Post-Tropical Cyclone Nestor throughout the weekend, that didn’t stop the town of Topsail Beach from holding the 31st annual Autumn with Topsail Festival.

Most parents steal from their kids’ Halloween candy, survey says

The results are spooky!

Construction worker dead, three others injured after being hit by drunk driver near Concord Mills Mall

Concord Police are investigating a crash that left one pedestrian dead and three other pedestrians seriously hurt.

Impaired driver runs off road and into culvert, police say

Police are investigating a single car accident where the driver ran off the road and into a culvert.

  First Alert Forecast: Nestor remnants early Sunday with drier conditions prevailing

Clouds have continued to increase through this afternoon, as Post-Tropical Cyclone Nester moves ENE toward the Cape Fear Region. The system will continue to weaken, and the remnants from the storm will move through the area late tonight through midday Sunday.

Possible Salmonella contamination sparks recall of Great Value breakfast sausage

Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a recall of 6,444 pounds of Great Value brand ready-to-eat pork sausage patty and turkey sausage patty products.

‘Shark Tank’ investor Mark Cuban reportedly donates $50k to Grand Strand domestic violence center

Dallas Mavericks majority owner and Shark Tank investor is reportedly making a large donation to a local cause.

  Leland police respond to accidental shooting at Walmart

At around 8:51 a.m. Saturday morning, Leland Police responded to a report of an accidental shooting at the Wal-Mart on New Pointe Boulevard.

Hundreds of protesters face off in Pittsboro over pro-Confederate monument, heritage gathering

More than 200 people showed up in downtown Pittsboro Saturday to either oppose or support the Confederate memorial that stands outside the historic courthouse and the history behind it.

  Run held in honor of fallen trooper Kevin Conner

On Saturday, the community came together for a 5K and 1 Mile Run in memory of Trooper Kevin Conner’s life and his dedication to protecting our community.

  Autistic middle school student tackles stigma and directs high school band

Caleb McAllister is an 8th grader at Central Middle School. He lives with Asperger Syndrome, it’s a disorder that can make socializing with others difficult.

Basile Katsikis: The $20 bet that launched his stand-up comedy career

It was a $20 bet with his cousin that first got Basile Katsikis on stage to tell jokes. Since that night in 1986, ‘Basile the Comedian’ has entertained audiences around the world with his unique brand of humor, often sharing stories of growing up as the son of Greek immigrants.

  First Alert Forecast: a quick visit from Nestor this weekend

A blitz from a Gulf of Mexico storm or its remnants is expected to move through late Saturday evening through midday Sunday.

Town hall talk to focus on funding for Muslim hate groups

The research and advocacy director of a Muslim civil liberties group will discuss findings about the funding of national networks supporting anti-Muslim hate groups during a town hall in North Carolina.

  Expect traffic impacts with Saturday’s IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon

A look at traffic impacts due to Saturday's IRONMAN triathlon.

SC man’s suicide note states bodies of mother, aunt found in home had been there since 2015

Officials say they were conducting a wellness check at a home in Clover, South Carolina, July 31, when they discovered three people dead. Months later, the autopsy report was released.

Yard sales October 19

Yard sales for October 19, 2019

Southport- Oak Island celebrates fall restaurant week

Several restaurants are offering special deals this week in honor of the annual Southport-Oak Island area restaurant week.

New Hanover County Commissioner travels to Ohio to represent county’s opioid lawsuit

New Hanover County commissioner Woody White met with other government representatives Friday to talk about lawsuits filed by across the country to take a stand against the parties responsible for contributing to the opioid epidemic.

No injuries reported in Brunswick County fire

Everyone is safe after a mobile home fire Friday afternoon.

Governments in more NC counties qualify for Dorian aid

Local governments and state agencies in a dozen more eastern North Carolina counties can get help from the federal government to pay for debris removal and infrastructure repairs from Hurricane Dorian last month.

New CDC report shows alarming uptick in youth suicide rates

A disturbing trend surfaced Thursday in a new CDC report.

  Kure Beach hosts pet-friendly Howl-O-Ween event

Put your pet’s costume on (if they will let you) and head to Kure Beach for the community’s first-ever Howl-O-Ween dog costume contest

  Events begin in Wilmington ahead of IRONMAN

Preparations are underway for this weekend’s IRONMAN triathlon.

Murder suspect breaks down during first court appearance: “I’m sorry”

A man charged with killing his brother broke down during a first court appearance Friday morning.