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Public input sought to prioritize funding for transportation projects

A second public meeting will be held this Thursday, July 31, to receive input from citizens on prioritizing funding for transportation projects in southeastern North Carolina. The meeting…

Water outage Tuesday in downtown Wilmington

Water outage Tuesday in downtown Wilmington

A scheduled water outage and boil advisory will affect service Tuesday for a portion of downtown Wilmington. The outage, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will affect…

School news: Valedictorian named soccer MVP, classroom funding campaign, kindergarten play date

An academic standout has been named an athletic MVP. Tyler George, New Hanover High School’s 2013-14 valedictorian, was honored as Most Valuable Player in the East-West All-Star soccer…

CFCC board appointments announced

CFCC board appointments announced

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed local surgeon Dr. Charles Kays to a four-year term on the Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees. According to a release…

Despite rain, muni golf course renovation on schedule

Despite rain, muni golf course renovation on schedule

Sprigging continues in the latest stage of a major renovation at Wilmington Municipal Golf Course. “The sprigs, which are 3-6 inch grass stems, are hand-planted. While contractors work…

Sports

Hoggard names new boys soccer coach

Hoggard High School welcomed its newest coach to the sidelines this week when Athletic Director…

Post 10 uses comeback win to stay in state tournament

Post 10 uses comeback win to stay in state tournament

Controversy swirled around day three of the North Carolina American Legion Tournament as High Point…

Hammerheads FC fall to Charlotte

Hammerheads FC fall to Charlotte

The Charlotte Eagles took a 2-0 victory against the Wilmington Hammerheads on Saturday night at…

Post 10 stays alive with win over Garner

With their backs against the wall heading into Saturday’s elimination game, Wilmington was holding on…

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Local News

New Brunswick charter school now open

New Brunswick charter school now open

Brunswick County’s newest charter school is now open. South Brunswick Charter, owned and operated by Roger Bacon Academy, got the 2014-15 school year underway Wednesday at its temporary…

This week in crime: Man forced off bike, assaulted in robbery; NHCSO search for two suspects in armed robbery at ATM

This week in crime: Man forced off bike, assaulted in robbery; NHCSO search for two suspects in armed robbery at ATM

Wilmington A man riding a bicycle on Foxglove Court was forced off his bike, assaulted and robbed on Wednesday. Police responded to the 1000 block of Foxglove Court…

Upped flytrap protection may expand statewide

Upped flytrap protection may expand statewide

Legislation to raise the stakes of Venus flytrap poaching may take on a statewide focus. Rep. Ted Davis, the New Hanover County Republican, said Friday the plan has…

New Hanover stands by tree clearing penalty

New Hanover stands by tree clearing penalty

A property owner’s request for a “good faith exception” to New Hanover County’s penalty for unauthorized clearing of trees failed to sway the board of commissioners, who said…

Obituaries

Patricia “Patty” Shoaff Treadway, 82, rarely missed her children’s many sporting events

Patricia “Patty” Shoaff Treadway, 82, rarely missed her children’s many sporting events

Patricia “Patty” Shoaff Treadway, of Wilmington, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Azalea Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was 82. She…

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Business

Local industries drive CFCC program expansions

With a finger on the pulse of the local economy, Cape Fear Community College is continuing to add to its two-year degree offerings. In the fall, the…

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Name brand 2-liter soda just $.69 at CVS

If you are in need of a beverage deal, be sure to swing by CVS this week to pick up a name brand 2-liter drink for just…

Crime

Five men arrested at checkpoint in Shallotte

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit arrested five people on drug charges at a license checkpoint in Shallotte. Agents were conducting the checkpoint at Old…

Hometown

Four County Electric gives grant to hospice program

Four County Electric has awarded Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter a $5,000 grant to support its Healing Arts Program. The grant will provide much-needed funding for…

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