Candidates face off at GWBJ Power Breakfast

With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, those seeking local office made a pitch to voters

  Federal system helps solve local crimes

One major obstacles for investigators is that they receive little cooperation from the community.

  Your First Alert Forecast from Sun. evening, Oct. 18, 2020

Your First Alert Forecast from Sun. evening, Oct. 18, 2020

  Kendall McGee

  Pender County Board of Education to revisit school plan

Just two days after Tuesday’s vote the board wants to meet and revisit its decision.

  DNA testing of cold case rape kit solves 25-year-old case

Freddie Jackson faces charges for robbing a Wilmington convenience store back in 1995 and sexually assaulting the clerk.

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  Innocence pardons difficult to get for wrongfully convicted individuals

Wrongfully convicted individuals remain in financial limbo until pardoned.

  NCDHHS reported record high 2,532 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday

Governor Roy Cooper expressed concern about spike in COVID-19 cases. He stressed that North Carolina residents should be “even more vigilant.”

  Governor Cooper announces new rent and utility assistance program

A new $117 million program, announced by Governor Cooper, will help eligible low- and moderate-income renters experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19.

  Thousands of voters cast ballots on first day of early voting

Despite minor issues, voters seemed happy to be out and to have the opportunity to vote.

  The LA Lakers reigned supreme with UNCW's Devontae Cacok

The LA Lakers reigned supreme; UNCW's Devontae Cacok reflects on the experience

  Your First Alert Forecast from Tue. morning, Oct. 13, 2020

  Columbus County Sheriff's vehicle involved in crash after car chase

Detectives used a rolling roadblock to slow the vehicle on Log Cabin Road; the driver of the vehicle struck a patrol vehicle and crashed

  Pro-Trump billboard vandalized, yard signs stolen or damaged

The prominently-displayed “Wilmington for Trump 2020” billboard in downtown Wilmington was vandalized overnight.

  NHCS releases bus routes for Plan B to start next week

New bus routes, procedures announced as in-class instruction resumes.

  Man accused of murder denied bond reduction

Nearly a year after her death, Kim Bland’s autopsy reveals gruesome details of her murder.

  Elementary school teacher seeks funding for smart oven to teach food sciences

Teaching students how to prepare food at a young age is the goal of this teacher's project

  Save our Hospital protest planned

  Your First Alert Forecast from Sat. morning, Oct. 3, 2020

Your First Alert Forecast from Sat. morning, Oct. 3, 2020

  Teacher's Donors Choose project for science magazines is fully funded

Elementary school teacher sought science magazines from Scholastic for her students

  Sand dunes

  Man arrested for robbery after being released from hospital

Miller faces charges for robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with intent to kill and kidnapping

  Board of Elections proposes changes to absentee balloting

The NC State Board of Elections files a motion to ensure more lawful absentee ballots count

  Register to vote: Today is National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day. In North Carolina, there are over seven-million registered voters

  Creekwood standoff

  Deadly crashes on Greenville Loop Rd cause concern

Mother voices concerns about busy Wilmington road after deadly crashes

  Pet of the week: Valor

  New Hanover Schools will start hybrid Plan B in a couple of weeks

New Hanover County Schools are preparing to welcome students back for in-person learning under Plan B with a rotation hybrid of in-person and online learning

  Next Chapter Book Club has continued to meet virtually

The Next Chapter is a community-based book club program for teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

  Enchanted Airlie is a go!

  Local Marines stay ready for conflict

Training like this makes marines a relevant fighting force wherever and whenever they’re needed.

  Census Officials Update

  Community Classroom teacher wants seat pockets for Kindergarten students

Kindergarten teacher reaches out through Donors Choose grant to fund seat pockets for students