Police officer shot, suspect killed in Leland

LELAND — An officer has been shot and a suspect killed in the Windsor Park Community in Leland Friday. The incident happened just before 9 p.m. The officer was taken to New Hanover County Regional Medical Center for multiple gunshots to the leg. No further information about the shooting was made available. Brunswick County District Attorney […]


North Carolina teen missing more than 5 years, Rachel Owens, found living in Ohio

Rachel Natacha Owens has been missing since May 2011.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Missing teenager Rachel Natacha Owens was found safe Friday in Columbus, Ohio. An initial investigation has revealed Owens, who went missing more than five years ago, went to “great lengths” on her own accord to stay hidden, according to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office “Sheriff John Ingram, along with investigators from the […]


Wilmington gang member charged following gunfire early Friday morning

Kevon Lamante Bracey

WILMINGTON — A Wilmington gang member is in custody following a ShotSpotter activation that led police to his location. The gunfire detection system called officers to the 1100 block of East Stewart Circle, just before 1 a.m. Friday, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay. Arriving officers found a white Nissan Altima, occupied by […]


The Wrightsville Beach Museum of History kicks off the holiday season Saturday with fun for all ages

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — The Wrightsville Beach Museum is holding its 8th annual Jingle Bell 5K Walk and Run on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. The race begins and ends at the museum, using The Loop as the main part of the race course. This race started in 2009 with 200 runners. All registrations went through […]


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Boiling Spring Lakes man charged with impersonating a police officer

Anthony Mark Collins

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Officers with the Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department have arrested 28-year-old Anthony Mark Collins on charge of impersonating a law enforcement officer. According to Boiling Spring Lakes Police Chief Bradford Shirley, detectives are investigating other possible incidents involving officer impersonations and are seeking information from the public. Collins, of East Boiling Spring […]


Tickets on sale for the 2016 “Great Wilmington Nutcracker”

The 2016 Great Wilmington Nutcracker will is happening at CFCC's Wilson Center Dec. 17 and 18. (Courtesy photo.)

WILMINGTON —What if the Nutcracker did battle with the Mouse King using a light saber? See for yourself when  the 2016 “Great Wilmington Nutcracker” is coming to Cape Fear Community College’s Wilson Center. The yearly regional production will take place at the Wilson Center’s main stage, located at 703 N. Third St., on Saturday, Dec. 17, […]


Hurricane Matthew debris clean-up in Pender will continue into mid-January

A tree downed by Hurricane Matthew in Pender County. (Photo courtesy of Pender County).

PENDER COUNTY — Officials from Pender County Emergency Management have announced that the county-wide storm debris pick-up will continue through mid-January. Additional crews from the North Carolina Department of Transportation have been requested to help with clean-up efforts, as the process has been slow due to the amount of debris cause by Hurricane Matthew, according […]


Publix recalls store-brand pancake mixes due to potential salmonella

Public Blueberry Pancake Mix

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets is voluntary recalling some varieties of its store brand pancake and waffle mixes after being informed by a supplier that milk powder used as an ingredient may contain salmonella.   The pancake mixes were sold at Publix stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee. The […]


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