Youth Spotlight: Brodie Deutsch, 12, Murray Middle School

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Port City Daily’s newest weekly feature showcases the up-and-coming talent in youth sports across the Wilmington area. If you’d like to nominate your child, friend, student or family member for our Youth Spotlight segment, email Joe Cats at joe@localvoicemedia.com Lacrosse has grown leaps and bounds across the Wilmington area over the past decade and 12-year-old Brodie […]

Staying humble, giving back are important components in the make-up of UNCW standout Chris Flemmings

“Life is bigger than basketball. It’s important to give back to the community who supports us." - Chris Flemmings

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WILMINGTON — University of North Carolina-Wilmington Men’s Basketball standout Chris Flemmings helped put the Seahawks back on the map last season during the program’s first NCAA Tournament berth in a decade. But, this holiday season it’s all about what student-athletes are doing off the court and the reigning CAA Preseason Player of the Year can […]

Wilmington family receives unexpected Christmas gift

"He's a right on time, God. He comes through right on time."

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WILMINGTON — A week before Christmas, a water leak in the Robertsons’ family home threatened to put a serious damper on the holiday festivities. The leak threatened to spread, damaging the house, but the Robertsons could not afford the repair cost quoted by the Mr. Rooter plumbing company. Deborah Robertson told Port City Daily that […]

Get into the Christmas spirit on Buckhorn Court in Wilmington (photos and video)

Visit Buckhorn Court in the Ogden area of Wilmington to catch the neighborhood Christmas display. Photo by Christina Haley.

WILMINGTON — If you’re out driving around to look at the seasonal lights this weekend, don’t be afraid to holler “Merry Christmas” on Buckhorn Court. The holiday is a weeks-long event for the families living in the Courtney Pines neighborhood cul-de-sac located in the Ogden area of Wilmington. Each year, they come together to light-up their […]

Laney High School student represents the face of Wilmington’s economic future

Laney High School senior Sam Weaver said he is preparing for a new economy that not a lot of people understand.

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WILMINGTON — “It was really tough, because it wasn’t what we were planning on,” said Sam Weaver, captain of the robotics competition team Wired Wizards. “But the changes we made served us well. In the end they saved us.” Weaver was talking about the last-second design change his team made during a recent competition: a design […]

Youth Spotlight: Christian Day, 12, Topsail Middle School

Christian day skates across the blue at the Wilmington Ice House. Photos courtesy- Lizette Day.

Port City Daily’s newest weekly feature showcases the up-and-coming talent in youth sports across the Wilmington area. If you’d like to nominate your child, friend, student or family member for our Youth Spotlight segment, email Joe Cats at joe@localvoicemedia.com Twelve-year old Christian Day is a breath of fresh air when it comes to kids playing sports. […]

Youth Spotlight: Ella Johnson, 11, Wrightsville Beach Elementary School

Ella Johnson, 12, is a fifth grader at Wrightsville Beach Elementary School. Photo courtesy- Mark Johnson.

Port City Daily’s newest weekly feature showcases the up-and-coming talent in youth sports across the Wilmington area. If you’d like to nominate your child, friend, student or family member for our Youth Spotlight segment, email Joe Cats at joe@localvoicemedia.com For 11-year old Ella Johnson of Wrightsville Beach Elementary School, there’s nothing better than some homemade Mac […]

Youth Spotlight: Connor Shaw, 9, Murrayville Elementary School

Connor Shaw flashes his hard ware after bringing home the championship.

Port City Daily’s newest weekly feature showcases the up-and-coming talent in youth sports across the Wilmington area. If you’d like to nominate your child, friend or family member for our Youth Spotlight segment, email Joe Cats at joe@localvoicemedia.com Leading things off is nine-year old Connor Shaw. The Murrayville Elementary School student caught Cats’ attention thanks […]