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House, Senate differ on moped insurance proposal

House, Senate differ on moped insurance proposal

A conference committee will work to resolve differences between House and Senate versions of the so-dubbed “moped insurance bill.” The Senate’s version, approved July 16, would require liability…

City: Stormwater investments paying off

Clouds dumped 3.25 inches of rain on Wilmington over a two-day period this week, assuring busy shifts for the city’s stormwater crew. And the skies keep opening. But…

Ousted county clerk responds to her dismissal: ‘It’s going to come out sooner rather than later’

Ousted county clerk responds to her dismissal: ‘It’s going to come out sooner rather than later’

Three days after her abrupt resignation at the request of a majority of the board of commissioners, dismissed New Hanover County clerk Sheila Schult says she still does…

Wilmington startups looking for a few good ‘angels’

Wilmington startups looking for a few good ‘angels’

Charlie Banks was rolling into the Cape Fear when he put a question out to Twitter: “Anyone know anything about the startup scene in Wilmington, NC? I’ll be…

‘Sleepy Hollow’ films at Carolina Apartments

‘Sleepy Hollow’ films at Carolina Apartments

One of downtown Wilmington’s more iconic buildings got a “Sleepy Hollow” makeover earlier today. The Fox sci-fi series turned the imposing Carolina Apartments, at the corner of Market…

Sports

Post 10 opens state tournament; New Hanover standout named MVP of East-West All-Star game

Wilmington Post 10 will continues its quest in defending back-to-back state championships on Friday as…

Carolina Men’s Baseball League holds all-star festivities, raises money for veterans organization

Carolina Men’s Baseball League holds all-star festivities, raises money for veterans organization

As the game of baseball takes center stage each Sunday over the summer for the…

Hammerheads FC keeper named USL Pro Player of the Week

Hammerheads FC keeper named USL Pro Player of the Week

USL PRO named its team of the week for week 18 of the 2014 season on…

Former Diamond Hawks making strides in professional baseball

Former Diamond Hawks making strides in professional baseball

With Major League Baseball opening its second half of the season after last week’s All-Star…

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Wilmington man pleads guilty to second-degree murder in May 2012 shooting death

Wilmington man pleads guilty to second-degree murder in May 2012 shooting death

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated the date of David McPhatter’s death.  A Wilmington man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the May 2012 shooting…

The Scene: Yoga, live music to come together during Soulshine Fest

The Scene: Yoga, live music to come together during Soulshine Fest

Call it music with mindfulness. The Soulshine Festival–a unique blend of outdoor yoga and live performances–is coming to Battleship Park this Friday. The local stop of the national…

Southport man pleads guilty in child sex offense case

Southport man pleads guilty in child sex offense case

A Southport man facing multiple counts of sex offenses against two minors was sentenced to 13-16 months in prison after pleading guilty earlier this month. Rodney Lee Outlaw,…

Wave Transit celebrates 10th anniversary with free fares, reception

Wave Transit celebrates 10th anniversary with free fares, reception

Wave Transit marked 10 years of providing public transportation in the Wilmington area with free bus fares and an open house Wednesday—the first of several events planned this…

Obituaries

Remembering Thelma Benson Kalnen, 84, the ultimate homemaker who allowed indoor rollerblading

To her children, Thelma Benson Kalnen truly was the ultimate homemaker and mother. Every single day she cooked delicious meals: breakfast…

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Business

South By Southwest director will speak in Wilmington

When the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) turns a year old this September, a power player will be there to celebrate. Hugh Forrest, director of…

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Make money buying Oral B toothbrushes

It is always exciting when you can make money buying essential items! That opportunity will arise at Rite Aid starting Sunday, July 27. Oral B Toothbrushes will…

Crime

Murder suspect dies of ‘apparent suicide’ in custody at Brunswick County jail

The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation has been asked to investigate the death of a murder suspect while in custody at the Brunswick County Detention Center early…

Hometown

Wave Transit celebrates 10th anniversary with free fares, reception

Wave Transit marked 10 years of providing public transportation in the Wilmington area with free bus fares and an open house Wednesday—the first of several events planned…

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