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CastleBranch to hold career recruiting event Tuesday evening

CastleBranch to hold career recruiting event Tuesday evening

CastleBranch Corporation, a leader in student and employment screening services, will host a recruiting event 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the company’s state-of-the-art headquarters, 1844 Sir Tyler Drive, Wilmington. The open…

Duck derby to benefit youth shelter Saturday

Duck derby to benefit youth shelter Saturday

It’s a sight never before seen in Wilmington. This weekend, thousands of little yellow rubber duckies will take the plunge down the volcano waterslide and at through the…

New Hanover commissioners to hold budget workshop Thursday

New Hanover commissioners to hold budget workshop Thursday

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session on Thursday morning to continue finalizing details of the proposed 2015-2016 budget. County Manager Chris Coudriet…

Nightly lane closures on Carolina Beach Road to take place through late-June

Road work is underway on Carolina Beach Road, which requires crews with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (N.C. DOT) to close lanes nightly through next month. The…

Man charged in weekend wreck that killed toddler, newborn

Man charged in weekend wreck that killed toddler, newborn

A Wilmington man faces multiple charges in a wreck that killed a Charlotte toddler and an infant born after the mother was injured in the wreck in Pender County.…

Sports

College baseball continues for area standouts; final statistics for the season

College baseball continues for area standouts; final statistics for the season

The 64-team field is set for this year’s NCAA College Baseball Division I Tournament as…

Diamond Hawks head to Louisiana for NCAA Regional

Diamond Hawks head to Louisiana for NCAA Regional

Colonial Athletic Association champion UNCW will head to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as the No. 2…

Sharks add four Gamecocks to roster heading into tonight’s opener

Sharks add four Gamecocks to roster heading into tonight’s opener

With opening night for the Wilmington Sharks set for May 26 inside the Legion Sports…

North Brunswick to name football stadium, track complex in honor of longtime coach

North Brunswick to name football stadium, track complex in honor of longtime coach

North Brunswick High School held its annual spring sports banquet last week to recognize all…

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Local News

Sheriff: Man drowns off coast of Figure Eight Island (UPDATED)

A 41-year-old man drowned while swimming off the coast of Figure Eight Island on Sunday morning. Lt. Jerry Brewer, spokesman for the sheriff’s office, said a call came in…

DA: Toy donations, children’s room help young victims through court process

DA: Toy donations, children’s room help young victims through court process

In criminal cases where children and teenagers are the victims, the best strategy for prosecutors is to build their trust, according to Assistant District Attorney Jamie Turnage. Recent…

Donations sought for veterans writing workshop

Organizers of an upcoming writing workshop are seeking community support in ensuring area military veterans can participate. “Stories We Carry,” led by former U.S. Marine and author Lawrence…

Brunswick Civil War Round Table to discuss ‘the toll of war’ at June meeting

The Brunswick County Civil War Round Table will meet at 6:30 p.m. June 2, which will be the last meeting before the group takes its summer break. According to…

Obituaries

Joyce Murphy Minchew, 73, taught English at Harrells Christian Academy

Joyce Murphy Minchew, 73, taught English at Harrells Christian Academy

Joyce Murphy Minchew, of Wallace, died Sunday, May 24, 2015 at home. She was 73. Joyce was born February 22, 1942…

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Business

Brunswick hospital trustee receives statewide award

John “Jack” M. Carpenter, chairman of the Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center Board of Trustees, has received the North Carolina Hospital Association’s Trustee Service Award for 2015.…

Delly's Deals

Angel Soft bath tissue just 18 cents per roll at Dollar General

If you are in need of bath tissue, Dollar General has a stellar deal on Angel Soft this week! Angel Soft bath tissue, four double rolls, is…

Crime

N.C. Court of Appeals upholds conviction of Brunswick County woman in boyfriend’s death

A Supply woman will spend more than four years in prison for the 2012 vehicular death of her boyfriend after the N.C. Court of Appeals recently upheld…

Hometown

LCFH hosts free Caregivers and Coffee meetings

Lower Cape Fear Hospice will host Caregivers and Coffee from 9-10 a.m. Friday, June 19, at Phillips LifeCare & Counseling Center, 1414 Physicians Drive in Wilmington. This…

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