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Legislative update: House, Senate agree to lower state’s gas tax

Legislative update: House, Senate agree to lower state’s gas tax

N.C. House and Senate leaders on Thursday announced a bipartisan plan they say will “secure critical transportation funding and offer a long-term stabilization of the gas tax.” Changes…

Headliners announced for annual seafood, blues and jazz fest

Headliners announced for annual seafood, blues and jazz fest

A music icon and a star on the rise are among the performers at this year’s Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival. The legendary fusion band Dr.…

Castle Hayne man indicted in 2014 fatal motorcycle wreck

Castle Hayne man indicted in 2014 fatal motorcycle wreck

A Brunswick County grand jury has indicted a Castle Hayne man in connection with a motorcycle wreck that killed a 43-year-old man in July 2014. James Joseph Robertson,…

Dogwood Alliance to host festival today to celebrate N.C.’s forests

The Dogwood Alliance will host a forest festival to celebrate North Carolina’s forests and educate the public on the growing impact of the biomass industry on southern forests…

City completes first transportation bond project

City completes first transportation bond project

Crews with the City of Wilmington have completed the first project of the 2014 voter-approved transportation bond–244 feet of sidewalk along Dawson Street between Wrightsville Avenue and Oleander…

Sports

Hammerheads hold on in 2-2 draw with Richmond

Hammerheads hold on in 2-2 draw with Richmond

Wilmington Hammerheads FC equalized 2-2 with the Richmond Kickers at Legion Stadium on Saturday night…

Local standouts return to Wilmington Sharks for 2015 summer ball

Local standouts return to Wilmington Sharks for 2015 summer ball

Local standouts Sam Foy, Steven Linkous and Hunter Smith will all be returning to The…

Seahawks rally past Towson for fifth straight win

Seahawks rally past Towson for fifth straight win

Casey Golden had three hits and knocked in three runs as UNCW rallied past Towson…

UNCW student-athletes team up to fight hunger

UNCW student-athletes team up to fight hunger

UNCW’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is teaming up with the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) to…

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Local News

N.C. Symphony pegged as first performance at new CFCC Fine Arts Center

N.C. Symphony pegged as first performance at new CFCC Fine Arts Center

The North Carolina Symphony will be the first performing group to take the stage at Cape Fear Community College’s Humanities and Fine Arts Center. The concert–set for Oct.…

Historic Wilmington Foundation kicks off third season of guided walking tours Saturday

The Historic Wilmington Foundation will kick off its third season of guided walking tours–Wilmington Streetcar Suburbs and Forest Hills–today. Beginning at 10 a.m. today, and each Saturday morning…

UNCW professor named one of best in North Carolina

UNCW professor named one of best in North Carolina

Another UNC-Wilmington professor has received statewide recognition. Cara Cilano, English professor and grant program director, has been selected to receive a 2015 UNC Board of Governors Award for…

Sheriff: Police K-9 quarantined after biting 8-year-old girl

An 8-year-old girl was recently bitten by a dog with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit in the Myrtle Grove area. The incident occurred near a church on…

Obituaries

Capt. William Philip Hewel, 79, prepared, executed 7 US Coast Guard polar expeditions

Capt. William Philip Hewel, 79, prepared, executed 7 US Coast Guard polar expeditions

Capt. William Philip Hewel, U.S. Coast Guard, Ret., of Wilmington, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.…

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Business

CFCC’s real estate program gains statewide recognition

Cape Fear Community College was recently recognized at the North Carolina Real Estate Commission’s Educators Conference for being one of only 10 real estate schools with a…

Delly's Deals

One dozen eggs for 88 cents at Walgreens

Starting Sunday, March 29, you will have the chance to get a dozen large eggs for only 88 cents while also getting a deal on Easter candy…

Crime

Police: Man charged with kidnapping, sexual assault in Carolina Beach

Detectives with the Carolina Beach Police Department have charged a man in connection with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 24-year-old woman on Saturday. Carolina Beach police responded…

Hometown

Enterprise Fleet donates to Sunrise Kids

Enterprise Fleet Management recently donated $1,500 to Lower Cape Fear Hospice for its Sunrise Kids program. Heather Wallace, Enterprise Fleet Management account development manager, presented a check…

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