UNCW Professsor Mike Adams charges defamation over colleagues’ statement

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WILMINGTON — Friday, 19 professors in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington signed a statement denouncing harassment of students. The statement appeared to be obliquely aimed at Professor Mike Adams for his recent online behavior.  Adams called his colleagues’ statement defamation. On Sep. 15, 2016, the Daily […]


Ecological Marine Adventures offering year round marine science classes in Surf City

SURF CITY — The Town of Surf City has joined forces with Ecological Marine Adventures (EMA) to provide our area with a year round marine science education program. Learning is very hands-on and student driven. EMA invites you to explore Topsail’s beaches and marshes from a unique perspective. EMA is currently gearing up for Spring […]


Brunswick County to start enforcing no charging policy for school lunches

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — For some Brunswick County students, no money will mean no school lunch, beginning in January.  When Brunswick County students return to school on Jan. 2, there will be some changes to the way many receive school lunch. The district on that date will begin to fully enforce the no-charge policy for high […]


Cameron Art Center welcomes TedX speaker Catherine Cross Tsintzos

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WILMINGTON — Catherine Cross Tsintzos creates work that views the New South – and other agricultural communities – through the lens of artistic practice. Later this week, she will bring that work to Wilmington’s Cameron Art Museum. Tsintzos, who spent five years as a community organizer for a family farm in North Carolina, seeks out […]


‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ set to come to life at Cape Fear Community College

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WILMINGTON — “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” Charles Shulz’s animated holiday classic, will be performed live at Cape Fear Community College’s Wilson Center. CFCC’s Humanities and Fine Arts Department will adapt the cartoon special using live actors, while live jazz musicians performing Vince Guaraldi’s original score. “We’re doing the 1965 cartoon, which we all absolutely love, but […]


Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis is coming Wilmington

Celebrity Chef Giada De Laurentiis will be in Wilmington in January as part of a fundraiser for the Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington.

WILMINGTON — Save your appetite. You could just be eating dinner served by celebrity Chef Giada De Laurentiis. De Laurentiis will visit Wilmington in late January as part of a fundraising campaign for the Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington. According to a press release from the school, there are three events planned. De Laurentiis will personally […]


Brunswick County voters approve $152 million school bond

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC — Voters approved the divisive $152 million school bond that has divided the county’s Board of Education and Board of Commissioners. After months of division, the Board of Education finally came together on the bond at the beginning of the year and in May of this year unveiled a line-item budget for […]


Meet the students from E.A. Laney’s Students Against Violence Everywhere chapter, Allstate Foundation grant recipients

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WILMINGTON — The E.A. Laney High School chapter of Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) won an Allstate Foundation grant last week and met on Monday, Oct. 31, to celebrate and plan for the coming year. The biweekly meeting allowed students to review their recent volunteer efforts in the community. Several members had attended the  YMCA’s […]


Emsley A. Laney High School student group SAVE receives Allstate Foundation Grant

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WILMINGTON — Students at a Wilmington high school will have a helping hand in their efforts to prevent school violence. Emsley A. Laney High School is one of 20 chapters of Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) selected to share a $75,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation. SAVE is a national nonprofit dedicating to promoting school […]


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