Can UNC-Wilmington pull off the upset? Two area standouts on Arizona, North Carolina in March Madness

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ORLANDO, Florida – The two-time Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) champion UNCW men’s basketball team tips-off against Virginia out of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. As a 12-seed in the Big Dance, the Seahawks face fifth-seeded Cavaliers in a matchup between two different styles of […]

Green glow washes away for now, but seasonal allergies on the rise in the Cape Fear

“We had a very mild winter and pollen is very temperature sensitive."

Wilmington saw its first snow fall in the month of March since 1983 on Sunday.

WILMINGTON – Have you noticed the nuclear green glow on your car over the past few weeks? An early bloom, thanks to unseasonably warm temperatures, has led to a high pollen count. This, even with the area’s first March snowfall since 1983. The early spring before the burst of cold air over the weekend had been […]

High schooler’s love for flying reaffirmed during Brunswick County job shadow day

From left-to-right: Howie Franklin of Cape Fear Regional Jetport, Booke Demonbreun and Rich Largent of Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 939. Photo courtesy- Karen Sphar.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY – What’s life like in the “real” world? More than 60 South Brunswick High School students  tasted reality recently as part of job shadow day put on in conjunction with the Career Ready program at Brunswick County Schools. With help from The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, Brunswick County Career […]

Where do the Seahawks land in this year’s NCAA Tournament?

UNCW will find out its fate for this year's NCAA Tournament on Sunday. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports.

WILMINGTON – March Madness is almost here. Selection Sunday is on the horizon following the conclusion of the many conference tournaments going on across the country this week. The UNCW Men’s Basketball Team will learn its partner in the Big Dance during The NCAA Tournament Selection Show on Sunday, which will air from 5:30-6:30 p.m. […]

Possible traffic delays Saturday around UNCW campus for Azalea Triathlon

Listed is the traffic map around UNCW campus for Saturday's Azalea Triathlon.

WILMINGTON — Nearly 600 competitors are registered for the 14th Annual Azalea Sprint Triathlon presented by Carolina Sports Medicine on Saturday, March 11. As part of the North Carolina Triathlon Series, the largest and longest running triathlon series in the United States, this year’s event is comprised of a swim inside the UNCW Natatorium, followed […]

PGA TOUR greats Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott commit to Wells Fargo Championship

Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott both committed to Wells Fargo Championship.  Photo courtesy- PGA TOUR, www.PGA.com.

WILMINGTON — Tournament officials announced Thursday commitments from two of golf’s greatest players, Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott, for the Wells Fargo Championship scheduled for May at Eagle Point Golf Club. Mickelson, the World Golf Hall of Fame member and winner of 42 career PGA TOUR titles, will be competing in his 14th Wells Fargo Championship. […]