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Governor stops in Wilmington to announce 25-year transportation plan

Governor stops in Wilmington to announce 25-year transportation plan

Gov. Pat McCrory stopped at Wilmington International Airport this morning to announce a 25-year transportation plan for North Carolina. Local and state dignitaries were in attendance for the…

Police chief addresses use of force, diversity within Wilmington department

Police chief addresses use of force, diversity within Wilmington department

Fulfilling a request from Councilman Earl Sheridan, Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous presented an overview of his department’s policies and procedures—specifically those on community relations—at Tuesday’s meeting of…

Former police officer charged with seven counts of attempted murder after chase into S.C. (UPDATED)

Former police officer charged with seven counts of attempted murder after chase into S.C. (UPDATED)

A former Leland police officer reportedly led Brunswick County sheriff’s deputies on a chase Tuesday night before he was arrested in South Carolina. According to Brunswick County Sheriff’s…

Best of the ‘worst’: Local writer gives new life to cult classic ‘Death Bed’

Best of the ‘worst’: Local writer gives new life to cult classic ‘Death Bed’

Truth, as the old saying goes, is stranger than fiction. When that fiction is the 1977 low-budget horror film, “Death Bed: The Bed That Eats,” you can just…

CSX: Not feasible to relocate rail line for Independence extension

CSX: Not feasible to relocate rail line for Independence extension

Railroad operator CSX says it would not be feasible for the company to relocate the rail line that crosses the path of a planned extension of Independence Boulevard,…

Sports

Local athletes making strides in college football, soccer

Local athletes making strides in college football, soccer

For the second time in three weeks, New Hanover High School’s Trevon Brown found the…

Step Up For Soldiers Combat Mud Run, Muddy Oyster Run set for October

As part of the events surrounding the 34th Annual North Carolina Oyster Festival in Ocean…

Tuesday’s soccer, tennis, volleyball scoreboard

Tuesday’s soccer, tennis, volleyball scoreboard

 Volleyball Hoggard 3    West Brunswick 1  (25-9, 25-11, 26-24, 25-11) Hoggard continued its dominance in…

Strong second half lifts Laney over Ashley in soccer

Strong second half lifts Laney over Ashley in soccer

Heading into Tuesday’s match, the Laney soccer team needed a boost of confidence in the…

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Local News

Police investigate attempted armed robbery at Shipyard Boulevard grocery store

Wilmington police are investigating an attempted armed robbery reported Tuesday afternoon at a grocery store on Shipyard Boulevard. Officers responded to an alarm at El Mercadito in the…

Planning board member, commissioner tapped for airport appointments

Planning board member, commissioner tapped for airport appointments

New Hanover County commissioners pulled from within county ranks in appointing new members to its airport authority, which the board expanded Monday from five to seven members. A…

Duke Energy and Cape Fear Community College partner to improve access to affordable job training programs for local residents

Duke Energy and Cape Fear Community College partner to improve access to affordable job training programs for local residents

Duke Energy will present Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) with $15,000 for college scholarships for students enrolled in technical and vocational programs. Scholarships from this grant will be…

Teen charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in wreck that killed one student, injured others

The driver of the pickup truck involved in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning in Brunswick County that killed one teen and injured several others has been charged with…

Obituaries

Walter Raleigh “Skip” Jones, III, 71, US Airways retiree, enjoyed flying and fishing

Walter Raleigh “Skip” Jones, III, 71, US Airways retiree, enjoyed flying and fishing

Walter Raleigh “Skip” Jones, III, of Wilmington, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center.…

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Business

New Hanover Regional Medical Center receives American Heart Association’s quality achievement award for heart attack care

New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the NHRMC Heart Center for…

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$10 off $40 at Target

If you are a fan of Target store brand products, you will definitely want to take advantage of a generous offer going on this week at Target!…

Crime

Texas man indicted on first-degree murder charge in 2009 cold case

District Attorney Ben David and New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon announced today that detectives have made an arrest in a 2009 cold case. Alton Corey Vann,…

Hometown

UPDATE: Boil water advisory lifted for Port Loop Road near Southport

UPDATE: According to a notice from Brunswick County,  the boil water advisory for Port Loop Road off Long Beach Road near Southport has been lifted. — A…

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