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Cat dies, resident hospitalized after house fire on South Third Street

Cat dies, resident hospitalized after house fire on South Third Street

A resident was hospitalized for smoke inhalation after firefighters responded to a house fire Saturday at 406 S. Third St. in Wilmington. Crews with the Wilmington Fire Department…

New segment of Cross-City Trail in development

New segment of Cross-City Trail in development

Construction is underway on a new segment of the Gary Shell Cross-City Trail. A notice from the City of Wilmington this week included mention of a 1.3-mile stretch…

‘Gettysburg’ actor to speak at fourth anniversary meeting of Brunswick County Civil War Round Table

‘Gettysburg’ actor to speak at fourth anniversary meeting of Brunswick County Civil War Round Table

Fans of the celebrated Civil War film “Gettysburg” are encouraged to attend the fourth-anniversary meeting of the Brunswick County Civil War Round Table. The meeting, set for 6:30…

Police investigate stabbing at Crosswinds Apartments

Wilmington police are investigating a stabbing that took place at the Crosswinds apartment complex early Friday morning. Officers responded to 978 St. Andrews Drive for a report about…

Kayak, canoe, paddleboard demos offered Saturday at Smith Creek Park

Kayak, canoe, paddleboard demos offered Saturday at Smith Creek Park

New Hanover County residents are invited to try their hand at a new water sport at the parks and gardens department’s Spring Kayak Demonstration Day, to be held…

Sports

Former New Hanover standout named National Player of the Year

Former New Hanover standout named National Player of the Year

For the second time in two days, Hutchinson Community College men’s basketball All-American Kadeem Allen…

Ashley clinches first spring break tournament title

Ashley clinches first spring break tournament title

The tragedy that struck last Friday on a Wilmington baseball diamond has hearts heavy, but…

Spring break baseball tournament wrapup – New Hanover, Hoggard, Laney notch wins

Spring break baseball tournament wrapup – New Hanover, Hoggard, Laney notch wins

With the game tied at six and two outs in the bottom of the seventh,…

Hammerheads’ Ochoa named USL Pro Player of the Week

Hammerheads’ Ochoa named USL Pro Player of the Week

Wilmington Hammerheads forward Samuel Ochoa was named USL PRO Player of the Week after he scored a…

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Local News

Police, mother search for missing 15-year-old girl

Police, mother search for missing 15-year-old girl

Detectives with the Wilmington Police Department are trying to help a mother find her 15-year-old daughter, who was last seen Thursday afternoon. Isabella Estell Kavahagh, 15, was reported…

Rims on the River, Southern Culture on the Skids postponed

Rims on the River, Southern Culture on the Skids postponed

Expecting rain, the organizers of downtown’s Rims on the River car show, originally planned for this weekend, have postponed their event to May 16-18. That also means Saturday’s…

Thursday night garage fire deemed accidental

An investigation into Thursday night’s garage fire on Louisa Lane in Wilmington has been ruled accidental. Crews with the Wilmington Fire Department responded to 1316 Louisa Lane, behind…

Effort underway to save historic preservation credits

Effort underway to save historic preservation credits

An update to this story fixes a mistype. According to the Historic Wilmington Foundation (HWF), more than $8.4 million has gone into 51 residential rehabilitations in Wilmington between…

Obituaries

Harriet Elsie Stuart, 85, once bowled a perfect 300 game

Harriet Elsie Stuart, 85, once bowled a perfect 300 game

Harriet Elsie Stuart, of Boiling Spring Lakes, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She was 85.…

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Business

City lists possible service cuts for budget balancing

For now, it appears Wilmington’s budget hole has shrunk–slightly. Projected sales tax revenues, for one, are more positive than they were the last time the city’s budget…

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Free or $.50 Speed Stick Gear Men’s Deodorant

Speed Stick has come out with a new, higher-end men’s deodorant called “Speed Stick Gear.” It normally retails for over $5, but I have found two deals…

Crime

Shooting victim arrested, charged with possession of heroin

Wilmington police are investigating a shooting that injured a 19-year-old man in the Hillcrest public housing community Wednesday night. Officers responded to the 1400 block of Dawson…

Elections

Candidate profiles: New Hanover County school board challengers

The two Republican challengers facing New Hanover County Board of Education incumbents Janice Cavenaugh, Don Hayes and Ed Higgins in the May 6 primary election share a…

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