Mick Mixon: Friday’s game against New England Patriots is the best chance to see how the Carolina Panthers will play this season (Podcast)

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If you are wondering what type of team the Carolina Panthers will field in 2016, Friday’s contest against the New England Patriots is your best chance to find out before the season starts.  That is according to the longtime voice of the Panthers, announcer Forest Orion Mixon III, who spoke to the team’s Wilmington affiliate […]

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority touts having fewer sewage spills over past five years

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WILMINGTON – When looking at the numbers related to sewerage spills, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is touting its success when managing “number two.” The authority on Wednesday released the five-year numbers on sewage overflows, touting what it describes as a dramatic reduction in the number of spills required to be reported to the state […]

Julie A. Autry, owner-operator of Lucky Dogs

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BOLIVIA – Julie A. Autry, 52, passed away at Lower Cape Fear Hospice on July 31. Born Feb. 2, 1964, in Fayetteville, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Ted Howard Autry and Gail Bennett Autry. Mrs. Autry was a CNA for many years and was the owner operator of lucky dogs. She is survived […]

Photos of Donald Trump’s visit to Wilmington


WILMINGTON –  Donald Trump, the Republican Party’s presidential nominee, touched voter ID laws, Bernie Sanders’ supporters and his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, when he made a campaign stop in Wilmington Tuesday. Trump’s rally was sponsored by University of North Carolina – Wilmington’s Republican Club. The visit drew thousands of supporters of all ages, as well as […]

Boiling Spring Lakes police seek 26-year-old accused of stealing a car, kidnapping toddler

Joshua Miller is being sought by Boiling Spring Lakes police for an alleged kidnapping and car theft on Thursday.

BOILING SPRING LAKES – Police in Boiling Spring Lakes are looking for a 26-year-old man they say stole a car and kidnapped a toddler outside Olde Brunswick Store on Thursday. According to Boiling Spring Lakes police, Joshua Brandon Miller was a passenger in a 2016 black Toyota Corolla when the driver stopped and entered a […]

Gas leak closes part of North 17th Street in Wilmington

Two girls ride with a firefighter in Wilmington's newest fire engine.

UPDATED at 2:15 p.m.: Wilmington Fire Department is reporting that the department has cleared from the scene of the gas leak and the street was expected to re-open to traffic. WILMINGTON – The Wilmington Fire Department is advising drivers to seek alternate routes if they plan on driving in the area of the 200 block […]