Where We Live: Southern beach “chic” home offers expansive marsh views, just minutes from downtown Wilmington

Where We Live: A weekly look at the homes in the Cape Fear Region

A sprawling backyard leads out to the marshlands of the Cape Fear at 1314 Liberty Landing

  WILMINGTON — Expansive views of the marsh, a lush wooded lot and only minutes from downtown Wilmington. Port City Daily’s latest Where We Live takes you just across the Cape Fear River to unincorporated Winnabow, in the community of Liberty Landing. Originally built in 2006, this 3,056-sq. ft. home is located at 1314 Liberty […]

Tagged great white’s Hilton and Savannah ping off Oak Island Wednesday

Katharine, a great white shark tracked by the nonprofit research group, Ocearch. Photo courtesy OCEARCH.

WILMINGTON — Two Great White Sharks have showed up off the coast of North Carolina this morning, according to the official OCEARCH Twitter account. 12ft male white shark @HiltonTheShark & 8ft female white shark @SharkSavannah are pinging off Oak Island, NC! https://t.co/FzVLC1cy0C pic.twitter.com/Z63d0VFnIf — OCEARCH (@OCEARCH) April 26, 2017 Shark tracking site OCEARCH reports 12 […]

UPDATE: One dead, one injured in Monkey Junction shooting

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UPDATED at 8:23 P.M. WILMINGTON — The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a domestic situation that left one person dead Tuesday afternoon in Monkey Junction. According to a press release from New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Lt. Jerry Brewer,  sheriff’s deputies responded to a call at 5229 Woods Edge Rd today for shots […]

Author set to discuss the ‘false remembrance’ of the Civil War

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CASWELL BEACH — The upcoming meeting of the Brunswick Civil War Round Table marks this non-profit organization’s seventh anniversary. It will feature returning guest historian, Ed Bonekemper, prolific author and popular speaker, he will focus his presentation on examining the accuracy of the topic, “Myth of the Lost Cause.” The Southern-created Myth of the Lost Cause has […]

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Going fishing? Check out what’s biting off Cape Fear piers

For the week of 4/21/17

Chopper Blue Fish

WILMINGTON — The piers that dot the Carolina shores can be an anglers dream, but what to fish, and where, can be tough to know. Port City Daily has compiled a list of who’s catching what in our “Weekly Pier Fishing Report.”   Kure Beach Fishing Pier Woody Murphy of the Kure Beach pier is […]

Inside the 2017 West Marine Carolina Cup Graveyard Race (photos/video)

Participants get under way at the 2017 West Marine Carolina Cup Graveyard Race

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — The 2017 West Marine Carolina Cup Graveyard Race stand-up paddleboard (SUP) race kicked off this morning in front of a large crowd and rough seas. Despite the ocean conditions, racers braved the 13.2 mile race around Wrightsville Beach. The “Graveyard Race” began Saturday morning at 9:45 a.m. in front of hundreds of […]

This Week in History: April 24-28, 1989

This Week in History is compiled each week for Local Shout by Wilmington resident Mike Hack. This Week in History: April 24-28, 1989 The number one movie is “Field of Dreams.” The number one song is “Like a Prayer,” by Madonna. Fashion model Martha Hunt was born and “I Love Lucy” actress Lucille Ball died. […]

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Tregembo Animal Park open for business, despite complaints from PETA

Tregembo Zoo

WILMINGTON — Southeastern North Carolina’s oldest Zoo, Tregembo Animal Park, came under fire this week when PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding the well-being of the parks animals. The complaint from PETA states that “an eyewitness recently documented animals in cramped cages […]

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