Beale Street Barber Shop ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by WDI

Wilmington, NC- Wilmington Downtown, Inc. (WDI) will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for Beale Street Barber Shop located at 616B Castle Street. The event will be held on Monday, November 28 at 4:00pm and feature Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo and other dignitaries. Beale Street Barber Shop is owned and operated by master barber and music […]

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This Week in History: Nov. 21-25, 1966

This week in history, November 21-November 25, 1966

This week in history, November 21-November 25, 1966: The number one movie is “Fahrenheit 451.” The number one song is “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” by Diana Ross & The Supremes. Disco singer Stacy Lattisaw was born. Quote: “Beam us up, Scotty!” said Capt. James T. Kirk (portrayed by William Shatner in TV’s Star Trek) […]

Get to know the Cape Fear Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation

Surfrider Foundation was founded in 1984 by a group of surfers who were concerned with health risks associated with the coastal development of one of their favorite surf breaks in Malibu, CA. Their passion for the coastal environment led them to take action, and thus Surfrider was born.     Today, Surfrider has grown into […]

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Restoration Planned for Green Swamp

Will Include Some Logging to Recreate the Robust Longleaf Forest of Old WILMINGTON – The Nature Conservancy is beginning a multi-year project to restore its Green Swamp Preserve in Brunswick County. The end goal is to recreate the robust longleaf forest savannas that existed before Europeans made their mark on the landscape. “People driving down […]

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Hoggard High School Honored at the 2016 NCTC High School Play Festival

The Theatre Department at John T. Hoggard High School has much to celebrate, as they bring home honors from the 2016 North Carolina Theatre Conference (NCTC) High School Play Festival, held at Washington High School earlier this month. The theatre program, led by Alley Collins, made the school and community proud with their presentation of […]

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Cape Fear Academy packs 50,000 meals for Stop Hunger Now as part of anniversary celebration


  Wilmington, NC — On Tuesday, November 15, the Cape Fear Academy community participated in a school-wide community service project to fight world hunger. Everyone had a role to play from our Little Explorers to our Seniors! Through a partnership with Stop Hunger Now, our students packed 50,000 meals in honor of our 50th anniversary. Stop […]

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Good Shepherd’s SECU Lakeside Reserve Receives Grant and Challenge Match from Bruce Barclay Cameron Foundation Inc.

Wilmington, NC – November 1, 2016 –SECU Lakeside Reserve, a 40-apartment affordable housing project of Good Shepherd Center, recently announced a $100,000 gift from the Bruce Barclay Cameron Foundation. Pledged over two years, the Foundation has further shown its support of this project by challenging Good Shepherd to raise an additional $100,000. Gifts received in […]

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Southport teen takes top prize in 4-H regional horse competition


The All American Quarter (AQHA) Horse Congress is the largest single breed-horse show in the world. The show attracts more than 650,000 people to the Columbus, Ohio area. In addition, the largest Collegiate and Youth Judging contest is held at the Congress, with more than 60 teams of college students, 4-H, FFA and Quarter Horse […]

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This Week in History: Nov. 14-18, 1990

This week in history, November 14-November 18, 1990: The number one movie is “Home Alone” The number one song is “Love Takes Time” by Mariah Carey. Pop singer Jordyn Taylor was born and entertainer Robert Marino died at 21. Music producers confirm that Milli Vanilli didn’t sing on the album “Girl You Know It’s True.” […]

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New Hanover County obtaining progressive results from new leachate treatment plant


SCS Engineers met a tight, non-negotiable regulatory deadline to get the new plant on-line while meeting non-toxic effluent standards. NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Everyone enjoys before and after pictures; just look at the results New Hanover County’s program is producing. This and other County programs are helping this North Carolina county reduce reliance on landfill […]

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