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Stories of New Hanover County, as told by its residents, set to be unveiled

After collecting submissions for an anthology of writings about New Hanover County, the public library system is hosting a launch party for the e-book. According to...

U.S. Coast Guard mobile app launched for boating safety

WILMINGTON -- The U.S. Coast Guard has gone mobile. The agency has launched a free app to help improve boaters’ safety. Senior Chief Petty Officer Lane...

Registration open for Historic Wilmington Foundation’s Trick or Trot 5K for Preservation

Beware of goblins and ghouls as runners of all ages prepare to take over Greenfield Lake Park while decked out in their best Halloween...

Airlie Gardens to start offering weekly, guided history tours

NEW HANOVER COUNTY - Airlie Gardens has been around for more than a century, so combining history and horticulture comes naturally. Starting Thursday, the venue...

Reduce your waste, strengthen your soil: Composting workshop set for Sunday in Wilmington

WILMINGTON - Did you know that you could pay for your college tuition by selling compost made by worms in your own backyard? That's according...

Bellamy Mansion invites public to ‘Ask an Archaeologist’

WILMINGTON - Are you interested in learning more about archaeology? Have an artifact you'd like inspected by a professional archaeologist? On Saturday, locals will get...

Welcome to the teens: 98.3 The Penguin turns 13

The preteen years are full of change and growth, even for a radio station. Since celebrating its 12th birthday last August, 98.3 WUIN The Penguin...

Fort Fisher Aquarium wants to help ‘Pokemon Go’ trainers ‘catch ’em all’

KURE BEACH - Have you or anyone you know caught "Pokemon Go" fever? Are you still looking for that elusive Pikachu? Or maybe just...

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

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...

9 places in New Hanover County where you can recycle old batteries

Some examples of items made from recycled material are well-known: paper products, plastic containers, wooden furniture. According to New Hanover County's Environmental Management Director...