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The Scene: Two chances to catch live music at Greenfield Lake

The Scene: Two chances to catch live music at Greenfield Lake

Love live outdoor music? You’ve got two chances this weekend to catch some top-notch national acts at the local Greenfield Lake Amphitheater. On Friday, the Yonder Mountain String…

Area private schools enrolling students despite legal battles over vouchers

As the legal battle over the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship Act continues, at least one area private school is ensuring low-income students can stay in class this year.…

Area unemployment edges up from prior month

Area unemployment edges up from prior month

After two months of dips in its unemployment rate, the Wilmington metro area saw the number of jobless increase in July, the latest numbers from the N.C. Department…

Violation notice issued to Duke Energy for coal ash ponds at Sutton Plant

Violation notice issued to Duke Energy for coal ash ponds at Sutton Plant

The state government has sent a notice of violation and intent to enforce to Duke Energy Progress for groundwater contamination from coal ash ponds at its Sutton Plant…

Autopsy report determines infant’s cause of death as suffocation; mother charged in death released on bond

Autopsy report determines infant’s cause of death as suffocation; mother charged in death released on bond

The autopsy of an infant whose mother has been charged in connection with his death has determined the child suffocated. Luke Steven Phillips was 8 months old when…

Sports

Tennis great Althea Gibson honored by Google; Wilmington to proclaim ‘Althea Gibson Tennis Week’

Tennis great Althea Gibson honored by Google; Wilmington to proclaim ‘Althea Gibson Tennis Week’

One of Wilmington’s most famous athletes was honored Monday in a special Google doodle that…

Hammerheads to host league-leading Orlando City on Thursday

Hammerheads to host league-leading Orlando City on Thursday

After adding four points to the league standings in a race for one of the…

Wednesday’s high school soccer, tennis, volleyball scoreboard

Soccer Ashley 2     East Duplin 2  Ashley played to a 2-2 draw with East Duplin…

Laney soccer stays unbeaten with 1-0 win over Richlands

Laney soccer stays unbeaten with 1-0 win over Richlands

Tuesday’s match at Holliday Stadium in Buctown featured two sides looking to stay unbeaten as…

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Local News

Stonewall Jackson topic of upcoming Brunswick Civil War Round Table

In the spring of 1862, federal troops under the command of General George B. McClellan launched what was to be considered a coordinated, two-pronged attack on Richmond, Virginia–the…

Rip current warnings issued for area beaches

A high rip current risk warning has been issued for the coastlines of New Hanover and Pender counties. According to the National Weather Service, the warning was issued…

City, county to Gov. McCrory: ‘Reconvene the legislature’ to resolve film credit

City, county to Gov. McCrory: ‘Reconvene the legislature’ to resolve film credit

City of Wilmington and New Hanover County officials are formally asking Gov. Pat McCrory to reconvene the North Carolina General Assembly to resolve the issue of the state’s…

Photo slideshow: Back to school

Photo slideshow: Back to school

It’s that time of year again–time for brand-new backpacks and shiny shoes, anxious tummies and teary eyes. Thousands of New Hanover County students headed back to class this…

Obituaries

Stella Agnes Cowan, 73, member of St. Jude and ASPCA

Stella Agnes Cowan, 73, member of St. Jude and ASPCA

Stella Agnes Cowan, of Wilmington, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the age of 73. She joins her mother, Mamie Padgett;…

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Business

PPD names Robert Hureau executive vice president, CFO

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) today announced the appointment of Robert Hureau as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Hureau brings 25 years of experience and…

Delly's Deals

$.79 paper towels at CVS

If you are in need of a roll of paper towels, drop by CVS this week for an easy deal on a single roll. This week CVS…

Crime

One dead, one injured in early morning shooting on Sixth Street

One man was killed and another man was injured in an early morning shooting Saturday. According to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Linda Rawley, police are investigating the…

Hometown

Brunswick County Voluntary Agriculture District to host annual meeting

Brunswick County’s Voluntary Agricultural District will host its annual dinner meeting on Friday, Sept. 5, and any agricultural land owner interested in joining or learning more about…

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