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Emergency sewer repair closes downtown intersection

Emergency sewer repair closes downtown intersection

An emergency repair of a failing sewer pipe in the intersection of South Third and Dock streets in Wilmington has prompted some lane closures. The southbound lane of Third has…

‘Last call’ missed for private club law exemption

‘Last call’ missed for private club law exemption

At downtown Wilmington’s Blue Post Billiards, getting checked at the door means signing up for membership for first-time patrons or non-card-carrying members—the effect of a law requiring “private club” memberships…

Ousted county clerk responds to her dismissal: ‘It’s going to come out sooner rather than later’

Ousted county clerk responds to her dismissal: ‘It’s going to come out sooner rather than later’

Three days after her abrupt resignation at the request of a majority of the board of commissioners, dismissed New Hanover County clerk Sheila Schult says she still does not know…

‘Sleepy Hollow’ films at Carolina Apartments

‘Sleepy Hollow’ films at Carolina Apartments

One of downtown Wilmington’s more iconic buildings got a “Sleepy Hollow” makeover earlier today. The Fox sci-fi series turned the imposing Carolina Apartments, at the corner of Market Street and…

Wave Transit celebrates 10th anniversary with free fares, reception

Wave Transit celebrates 10th anniversary with free fares, reception

Wave Transit marked 10 years of providing public transportation in the Wilmington area with free bus fares and an open house Wednesday—the first of several events planned this year to…

UPDATE: River Road near Orton reopened to traffic

UPDATE: River Road in Brunswick County has been reopened between Daws Creek Road and Orton Plantation Road after being closed since Monday due to flooding conditions. The road was reopened to…

Dismissed clerk to receive $60,000 in severance from New Hanover County

Dismissed clerk to receive $60,000 in severance from New Hanover County

Dismissed county clerk Sheila Schult will receive a severance of just over $60,000 from New Hanover County, in accordance with the terms of her employment agreement. Information from the county…

Locally filmed ‘How and Why’ pilot passed over by network

Locally filmed ‘How and Why’ pilot passed over by network

The network that ordered the locally filmed pilot “How and Why” has passed on picking the show up for series. The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline report that the Charlie Kaufman…

Berger deemed incompetent for probationary hearing; judge orders second mental health assessment

Berger deemed incompetent for probationary hearing; judge orders second mental health assessment

A mental health evaluation of Commissioner Brian Berger found the New Hanover County official incompetent to proceed with a hearing scheduled today on probation violations, prompting a judge to order…

‘Ride the Wave’ for free Wednesday; open house scheduled

‘Ride the Wave’ for free Wednesday; open house scheduled

As part of its 10th anniversary celebration, Wave Transit is offering free rides on Wednesday, July 23. Riders on all transportation services will be treated to free fares, according to…

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