Hometown: Turtle and snake feeding today at Halyburton

Educational for the whole family–and only a dollar to participate–Halyburton Park will host a turtle and snake feeding from 4-4:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to a bulletin from the City of Wilmington, participants will hear a quick presentation about the creatures in the park’s Nature Center before the food comes out. Staffers will feed at least […]

Hometown: Seven Billion Plus on display at UNCW arts building

Seven Billion Plus will be on view in the art gallery at the Cultural Arts Building on the UNC Wilmington campus Oct. 11 through Nov. 9. The exhibit features the work of Dan Brawley, Geoff Calabrese, Eileen Doktorski, Jasper James, Richard and Judith Lang, Nii Narku and Zhang Xiao. An opening reception will be 5:30-7 […]

Hometown: CFCC employees donate more than $77,000 toward student scholarships

Employees at Cape Fear Community College recently donated more than $77,000 to help CFCC students in financial need. The funds were donated to the CFCC Foundation’s annual campus fund drive and will be used to provide scholarships and support initiatives for students, such as departmental grants for innovative academic programs. More than 75 percent of the […]

Hometown: YachtVenture to benefit children’s museum set for this weekend

The second annual YachtVenture event to benefit the Children’s Museum of Wilmington will take place this Saturday. YachtVenture will take place from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at MarineMax, 130 Short St. in Wrightsville Beach. The fundraiser is described by event organizers as “a dockside experience giving you the opportunity to explore 11 yachts ranging […]

Iamunno named director of university relations at UNCW

WILMINGTON—Janine Iamunno, a strategic communications expert with extensive corporate media experience, joined The University of North Carolina at Wilmington on Oct. 1 as executive director of university Relations. Iamunno formerly served as vice president of communications with AOL’s Patch, senior director of public relations at CNN and senior manager of communications at MTV. “Janine brings […]

Azalea Fest coordinators hold contest for Riverfront Park design feature

WILMINGTON – It’s been a long time since anyone has tossed a wish-penny into the sunken fountain at downtown’s Riverfront Park. Water hasn’t gushed from its pipes for years, though the city is working toward a re-beautification of the surrounding property that one official said could ultimately be on scale with Charleston’s celebrated Waterfront Park. […]

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