Wilmington filmed horror movie ‘The Terrible Two’ to be screened

Billy Lewis wrote and directed his latest film "The Terrible Two." Photos courtesy- Orange St. Films.

WILMINGTON — Get ready for Thalian Hall to become a scream-fest. Local filmmaker Billy Lewis is planning a special screening of his new paranormal thriller, “The Terrible Two,” in the historic downtown venue on Thursday. In a time when the future of film making looks increasingly bleak in a place once called “Hollywood East,” Lewis is […]

Kevin Keatts introduced as new Head Coach at N.C. State

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RALEIGH – A new era in N.C. State Men’s Basketball began on Sunday as Kevin Keatts was introduced as the Wolfpack new Head Coach. Coming off a three-year run in which he led UNC-Wilmington to a trio of Colonial Athletic Association regular season titles and pair of tournament championships, Keatts indoctrinated a combination of strategic principles and character […]

Long ball lifts UNC-Wilmington baseball to series sweep over VCU

Brian Mims launched his first home run of the season during Saturday's 10-4 win. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports.

WILMINGTON – Senior shortstop Kennard McDowell collected three hits, including his second home run of the season, and drove in three runs as UNCW finished off a three-game sweep of VCU with four home runs in a 10-1 win on Sunday at Brooks Field. The Seahawks are winners of four in a row and five of its […]

Longtime New Hanover High School Basketball Coach goes out on high note

Coach Vertha Dixon-Wright has been a staple along the sidelines at New Hanover.  Photo courtesy- John Crouch.

WILMINGTON – It’s only fitting that longtime New Hanover Coach Vertha Dixon-Wright received Mideastern Conference Coach of the Year in her final season as head of the Wildcats girls basketball program. While the accolades could have gone to Dixon-Wright to recognize her long history in the local game, it was New Hanover’s inspired play that […]

Car accident leaves young Hampstead family in need of help

Collin McClearn and his new baby, Abigail. Photo courtesy- Briana Moyer.

HAMPSTEAD – No words can describe how tragedy can change the course of a person’s life in an instant. For 23-year-old Collin McClearn, a routine work task turned his family’s journey upside down in mere seconds last month when he was involved in a car accident. According to state Department of Transportation records, McClearn was […]

Virginia edges UNC-Wilmington to end historic season for Seahawks

Devontae Cacok played a big role inside for UNCW on Thursday. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports.

ORLANDO, Florida – Defensive minded Virginia clamped down and used a big run midway through the second half to pull away from No. 12-seeded UNCW, winning 76-71, in the first-round of the NCAA’s Orlando Men’s Basketball Regional early Thursday at the Amway Center. The Cavaliers, 23-10, advanced to Saturday’s second-round game and will play No. 4-seeded […]

Carolina Beach St. Patrick’s Day tradition has raised $500k for charity

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CAROLINA BEACH – In what has become one of the most popular, locally-driven St. Patrick’s Day traditions over the last decade, the 13th Annual Steve Haydu Lo Tide Run is set for Saturday, March 18. All proceeds from registration fees, sponsors and individual donors are distributed to local cancer victims in financial need. From the […]

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