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This week in crime: Riegelwood man charged in break-in at City Insurance of Wilmington

This week in crime: Riegelwood man charged in break-in at City Insurance of Wilmington

A Riegelwood man was arrested early Thursday morning following a report of a breaking and entering at City Insurance of Wilmington. Police responded to the business at 4525…

UNCW Director of Cultural Arts resigns

UNCW Director of Cultural Arts resigns

Anticipating an impending dissolution of his department, UNC-Wilmington’s Director of Cultural Arts has announced his resignation from his post. In a letter to Dr. Cecil Willis, Interim Associate…

Sewer spill reported near Front and Burnett on Friday

Sewer spill reported near Front and Burnett on Friday

Approximately 8,600 gallons of wastewater was spilled near the intersection of Front Street and Burnett Boulevard Friday, according to the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority. The spill reached a…

Police: Virginia man arrested in connection with October bank robbery

Police: Virginia man arrested in connection with October bank robbery

A Virginia man has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery reported on Oleander Drive in October. Todd Everett, 42, has been charged with robbery with a…

Draft guidelines released for film grant program

Draft guidelines released for film grant program

Guidelines for how the state’s film grant program will work in the coming year are becoming more apparent, though the bottom-line concern of how much money is in…

Sports

Hoggard, Topsail win season-opening conference swim meets

The Hoggard swim teams opened the season with a pair of victories over New Hanover…

Hoggard advances in 4A playoffs with win over Cape Fear

Hoggard advances in 4A playoffs with win over Cape Fear

Keevin Thompson continued his torrid pace on the ground Friday night as the senior running…

Friday’s high school basketball scoreboard

Boys basketball Lincoln Charter School 71  South Brunswick 42 Jack Britt 57   Ashley 51…

UNCW soccer advances in NCAA Tournament with win over Bucknell

UNCW soccer advances in NCAA Tournament with win over Bucknell

Freshman midfielder Kalvin Kromer and junior midfielder Daniel Escobar each scored a goal in the…

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Local News

CFPUA receives clean audit

CFPUA receives clean audit

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has received a clean audit for fiscal year 2014. The audit, conducted by Wilmington-based accounting firm Thompson, Price, Scott, Adams & Co.,…

Recount confirms Zapple over Hickey in New Hanover election

Recount confirms Zapple over Hickey in New Hanover election

No changes resulted from a recount of ballots by the New Hanover County elections office Thursday, though some vote totals were altered slightly. Rob Zapple maintained his narrow…

Sheriff: ‘Major heroin distributor’ arrested in Leland

Sheriff: ‘Major heroin distributor’ arrested in Leland

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office have charged a Granville County man with trafficking heroin. Juan Manola Monk, 28, was arrested following a traffic stop Wednesday on…

Hydrocodone identified as missing evidence that prompted SBI investigation at Leland PD

Hydrocodone identified as missing evidence that prompted SBI investigation at Leland PD

No action against current employees will be taken by town officials in a case of missing evidence at the Leland Police Department. According to Leland Town Manager David…

Obituaries

Leona Carter Wrenn, 83, known for incredible sense of style, decorating abilities

Leona Carter Wrenn, of Wilmington, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center. She was 83.…

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Business

Wilmington’s Next Glass launches beer and wine app

Next Glass has arrived. After years in development, a recent beta test, a nationwide “beer census” and testing 23,000 bottles of beer and wine, Next Glass is…

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Free kraft marshmallows with Target deal

Rice Krispies treats are a popular holiday dessert, especially for Christmas. They are easy to make and a welcome addition to holiday parties. In addition, there are…

Crime

Wilmington man jailed under $1 million bond on probation violation

A Wilmington man serving probation for a March offense in New Hanover County has been arrested and charged in connection with interfering with his electronic monitoring device…

Hometown

Ministering Circle donates $25,000 to St. Mary’s Pediatric Dental Clinic

In celebration of 126 years of service to the Wilmington area by championing healthcare needs, education and projects, the Ministering Circle of Wilmington donated $25,000 to the…

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