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Commissioners-elect to be sworn to office Monday

Commissioners-elect to be sworn to office Monday

After a three-week delay, New Hanover County commissioners-elect Skip Watkins and Rob Zapple are set to take the oath of office at the board’s rescheduled regular meeting, to…

This week in crime: Woman wanted in bowling alley theft; Brunswick detectives seek two in laundromat larceny

This week in crime: Woman wanted in bowling alley theft; Brunswick detectives seek two in laundromat larceny

New Hanover County Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a woman who is wanted for questioning in a larceny at a bowling alley.…

Annual film festival showcases first-year experiences at UNCW

Last month, the second annual Film Festival For First-Year Students (F4) premiered the top 10 student-made films in Lumina Theater. The theme of this year’s festival was “Avatars,…

Two Wilmington men plead guilty to trafficking more than 2,500 bags of heroin

Two Wilmington men plead guilty to trafficking more than 2,500 bags of heroin

Two Wilmington men have pleaded guilty to trafficking heroin in connection with March 2013 arrest. Alex Robbins, 24, of Wilmington, pleaded guilty Thursday to trafficking 14-28 grams of…

Verizon Wireless recognizes graduating UNCW student for outstanding achievements

Verizon Wireless recognizes graduating UNCW student for outstanding achievements

Verizon Wireless presented University of North Carolina Wilmington student Patricia Salazar with the “Verizon te Reconoce” Award at the Successful Latinos reception held at UNCW’s Clock Tower Lounge…

Sports

UNCW defeats ECU in men’s basketball on Saturday night

UNCW defeats ECU in men’s basketball on Saturday night

UNCW held rival East Carolina to 28.1 percent shooting and set a season high with…

Atkins drops 40 points, eclipses 1,000 point mark in UNCW win

Atkins drops 40 points, eclipses 1,000 point mark in UNCW win

Senior guard Kelva Atkins scored a career-high 40 points, including the 1,000th of her college career,…

Laney edges South Brunswick in conference swim meet

Laney narrowly beat South Brunswick in a conference swim meet Saturday. Laney had 206 points,…

New Hanover girls upend Ashley; Hoggard girls bounce back

New Hanover girls upend Ashley; Hoggard girls bounce back

New Hanover 45    Ashley 37 New Hanover overcame a seven-point deficit after the opening eight…

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Local News

Cape Fear Literacy Council names interim executive director

The Cape Fear Literacy Council has named an interim executive director. Yasmin Tomkinson, who has served as the adult literacy program director at the literacy council for the…

Sheriff: Three arrested in Buffalo Wild Wings larceny

Sheriff: Three arrested in Buffalo Wild Wings larceny

Three people have been arrested in connection with a theft reported at a local restaurant. David Hahn, 27, Amanda Jean Baker, 28, and Jennifer Cain, 37, were arrested…

Wilmington man pleads guilty to 2013 murder of homeless man

Wilmington man pleads guilty to 2013 murder of homeless man

A Wilmington man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Thursday in New Hanover County Superior Court. Andrew Richard Berry, 24, of Rocky Point, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in…

State unemployment reaches lowest rate in six years

Unemployment in North Carolina has hit its lowest rate since 2008, the year of the global financial crisis that led to the Great Recession. The latest jobless numbers…

Obituaries

Joanne King Corbett, 85, first female PhD on UNCW faculty, taught over 3,000 students

Joanne King Corbett, 85, first female PhD on UNCW faculty, taught over 3,000 students

Joanne King Corbett, of Wilmington, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She was 85. She was…

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Business

Local moving company owner appointed to N.C. Movers Association

​Travis Few, owner of Wilmington-based Few Moves, was elected to serve on the board of directors of the North Carolina Movers Association​ in October. Few will chair…

Delly's Deals

Free Listerine Floss at CVS starting Dec. 21

If you need a last-minute stocking stuffer, CVS will offer a great deal beginning Sunday on Listerine Floss at my favorite price point–free! Listerine Floss will be…

Crime

Pender County man charged with sex crimes

Detectives with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Atkinson man Tuesday on several child sex offense charges. Joshua Adam Stroessenreuther, 21, of Point Caswell Road in…

Hometown

CoastalCare wins 2014 Programs of Excellence for Public Awareness and Advocacy

CoastalCare was recently recognized for Excellence in Public Awareness and Advocacy for their mental health month partnership with Cucalorus Film Festival. The award was presented by the North…

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