The world’s eyes will be on the ‘Greater Wilmington Area’ in 2017, what can be done to highlight what it offers?

Eagle Point Golf Club will host the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship. Photo by Joe Catenacci.

A regional economic cooperative group has been formed to help market and promote the greater Wilmington area ahead of and during the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament that is scheduled for May at Eagle Pointe Golf Club in Porters Neck. “This is a great chance for Wilmington to show off and let investors know […]

McDonald’s, Wilmington Police Department partner for ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Saturday

Join Wilmington police at McDonald's  for a free cup of coffee this Saturday. (Photo courtesy of WPD.)

WILMINGTON – The Wilmington Police Department is partnering with McDonald’s this Saturday for “Coffee with a Cop.” The public is invited to the McDonald’s at 2543 Carolina Beach Road from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday to enjoy a free cup of coffee with a cop. The event brings police and citizens together to discuss issues and […]

Bell-Clemmons House Bed and Breakfast celebrates first year under couple’s ownership

Bell-Clemmons House room

SOUTHPORT — Four years ago Cathi and Rick Ulrich were living and working in separate states when they met by chance at a bed and breakfast in Beaufort, North Carolina. They married a year later and in 2015 the couple moved to coastal North Carolina where their relationship began. It’s by coincidence, Cathi Ulrich said, […]

Expansion allows Port of Wilmington to welcome its largest ship to date, the Yang-Ming Unity

The Yang-Ming Unity called on the Port of Wilmington on Sunday. Photo Courtesy of NC Ports.

WILMINGTON – After welcoming the Hanjin Baltimore last month, the Port of Wilmington has received an even bigger ship on Sunday. At 1,101 feet long and 140 feet wide and carrying around 8,200 20-foot-long containers (TEUs), the Yang-Ming Unity is the largest vessel to date to call on a North Carolina port. The ship came […]

Artisan couple opens downtown Wilmington’s ‘By The Boardwalk’ to house creations (Photos)

In love with travel and the art it inspires, Rebecca Chipman opened the eclectic By The Boardwalk to showcase her creations. Photos by Hilary Snow.

WILMINGTON – After years of travel and exploration–and a relocation or two– Rebecca Chipman’s passion has a permanent home. Cozy and eclectic, Chipman’s downtown decor shop, By The Boardwalk, contains a treasure trove of her paintings and photos–created and captured as close as the North Carolina coast and as far away as France. It’s a […]

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