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Boil water advisory issued for Flemington area

A water service failure and repair has prompted a boil water advisory for the Flemington community in northwestern New Hanover County. Flemington is located along U.S. 421, just…

Police identify man found dead on Wrightsville Beach

Police identify man found dead on Wrightsville Beach

A man who was found dead on Wrightsville Beach last week has been identified. Police have identified the man as Daniel G. Lloyd, 50, of Wilmington. His body…

Police investigate fatal shooting Sunday in Houston Moore

A Wilmington man was killed in a shooting at the Houston Moore public housing community Sunday. Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 1500 block of South…

UPDATED: One dead in house fire reported Sunday

UPDATED: One dead in house fire reported Sunday

A Wilmington man died in a house fire reported Sunday near the intersection of College Road and Kerr Avenue. Steven Dale Worsham, 54, died in the fire reported…

School news: New STEM and archery programs, district calendar meeting

School news: New STEM and archery programs, district calendar meeting

Laney High School has launched a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) program for the 2014-15 school year. “The STEM classes have already heard from professional guest speakers…

Sports

College spotlight: A look at local players on the gridiron

After another busy weekend in college football here’s a look at some of our local…

New Hanover’s Walicki, Hoggard duo win regional titles, head to state tennis championship

New Hanover’s Walicki, Hoggard duo win regional titles, head to state tennis championship

New Hanover’s Taylor Walicki captured the singles title and Melanie Post and Kara Ferner of…

State playoff scoreboard: Hoggard volleyball moves into second round

State playoff scoreboard: Hoggard volleyball moves into second round

Volleyball 4A playoffs Hoggard 3   Athens Drive 1 (23-25, 25-17, 25-15, 25-18) Trailing after the…

No. 18 UNCW soccer blanks Northeasern

No. 18 UNCW soccer blanks Northeasern

Mateo Cardona scored twice in a 1:12 span in the second half to lead UNCW…

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Local News

Motorists asked to avoid sewer work on Greenville Loop Road

Motorists asked to avoid sewer work on Greenville Loop Road

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is asking motorists who use Greenville Loop Road to consider alternate routes due to sewer work near its intersection with Pine Grove…

Veterans health fair set for Oct. 22 at Cape Fear’s Union Station

Veterans from New Hanover and surrounding counties can enroll in the VA health care system and receive health information about various services available to them from representatives of…

Homeowners insurance rate hearing to be held Monday

N.C. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin wants to remind North Carolinians that a rate hearing for homeowners insurance is to begin Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. in the Jim…

Edgerton selected as 2015 Azalea Festival artist

Edgerton selected as 2015 Azalea Festival artist

A critically acclaimed national author, college professor, musician and artist has been selected as the 2015 North Carolina Azalea Festival featured artist. UNCW professor Clyde Edgerton was recently…

Obituaries

Archie Mack Richardson, 72, won 3 world championships with Palomino show horses

Archie Mack Richardson, 72, won 3 world championships with Palomino show horses

Archie Mack Richardson, of Currie, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Pender Memorial Hospital. He was 72. He was born Sept.…

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Business

A funky twist on ‘old school’ classics: Wake N Bake Donuts opens in Carolina Beach

It’s not exactly your grandparents’ doughnut and coffee stop. But in some ways it is, and that’s the exactly what Wake N Bake Donuts owner Danny Trangredi…

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Buy two get one free LED lighting sale at Target

In recent years many people have switched to LED lighting for their homes. Energy Smart LED lighting uses 75 percent less energy compared to standard light bulbs…

Crime

Bladenboro man arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run on Military Cutoff Road

Wilmington police have arrested a Bladenboro man in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a 58-year-old man Saturday night on Military Cutoff Road. Richard Tanner Pait, 24,…

Hometown

Tickets available for Pink Ribbon Cocktail Party; all proceeds help local women in the fight against cancer

Tickets are available for New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation’s The Pink Ribbon Project cocktail party, presented by PPD. Proceeds from the event support NHRMC Foundation’s efforts…

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