Wilmington, NC – Before Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans was one of the most haunted cities in the country. Shawna Keeney checks in with some regular ghost chasers who are monitoring the haunted Big Easy.
Shawna Kenney is a freelance writer and producer who is currently a graduate student in UNCW's Creative Writing program.
Wilmington, NC – Thursday was the official grand opening of Wilmington's first off-leash dog park.
A private citizen group teamed up with the city to make the two acre stretch of fenced in park a reality at Empie Park. Small dogs and big dogs each have their own areas to run free, and there are water facilities and seating.
The city says Empie Park's new off-leash dog park, and Kure Beach, are now the only two places in the immediate area where dogs can romp free from their masters.
The Wilmington Children's Museum welcomed a new Executive Director in July. With a few weeks experience under his belt, WHQR's Megan Williams stopped by to learn more about this newcomer's vision for the museum.
Wilmington, NC – Wal-Mart says a stoplight put the breaks on a proposed store for Market Street in Ogden.
The 200,000 square foot store was planned for a stretch of Market Street near Dunbar Road in Ogden.
Wal-Mart spokesperson Tara Stewart tells WHQR that a stoplight couldn't be secured for the area, that along with issues surrounding Wilmington's moratorium on sewer hookups forced the company to abandon the project.
Wilmington, NC – The National Weather Service estimates four to five inches of rain fell on parts New Hanover county Tuesday, flooding intersections and shorting out traffic lights.
A blocked storm drain closed the 3rd Street on-ramp to the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge for several hours, backing up traffic down 3rd Street and forcing drivers like Larry Dew of Harvest Table Ministries into stop-and-go traffic.