City officials see potential in proposed trolley system for downtown Wilmington


Glenn Harbeck, the city’s director of planning, development and transportation, recently proposed that Wilmington City Council consider a plan to relocate a rail line to the other side of the Cape Fear River. The move, Harbeck said, would support a more efficient system for increased freight traffic to the Port of Wilmington, along with adding a […]

Brunswick County 4-H’ers attend Electric Congress

A delegation from Brunswick County 4-H recently attended the 68th annual 4-H Electric Congress at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. According to a news release from the N.C. Cooperation Extension, 180 4‑H youth, adult leaders and Extension staff from 54 counties attended the three-day event last month. Since 1947, Duke Energy and Dominion North […]

Back to school/office supply daily deals at CVS

Starting Sunday, Aug. 9, CVS will be running back to school or office supply daily deals each day of the week! This will be your chance to score a fabulous deal on useful items such as pens, envelopes, notebooks and more. You do need to scan your CVS card at the Extracare coupon center to […]

New physicians assistant joins Wilmington Dermatology Center

Kelly Britt

Wilmington Dermatology Center, the office of Dr. Rosalyn George, has announced the addition of physicians assistant Kelly Britt to their medical staff. Britt, originally from Winston-Salem, attended the Physician Assistant Program at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, where she received her Masters in Medical Science in 2005, according to a news release from the […]

City council OKs Ogden Marketplace rezoning

Ogden Market Place

In a five-to-one vote—with Councilwoman Laura Padgett dissenting—Wilmington City Council on Tuesday passed an ordinance to rezone almost 13 acres of land at the corner of Market Street and Middle Sound Loop Road to allow for a shopping center. According to Wilmington City Spokeswoman Malissa Talbert, the project will contain a 72,000-square-foot retail shopping center and […]

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