Kure Beach experiences wastewater spill

Kure Beach had a discharge of untreated wastewater totaling around 30,000 gallons caused by the heavy rains that hit the area on Sunday. According to a news release, about 25,000 gallons were discharged at the intersection of H Avenue and Fort Fisher Boulevard South and about 5,000 gallons flowed into the 100 block of K […]

NCDOT to build temporary road to help Porters Neck residents stranded by flood


In an effort to help residents who are trying to deal with the heavily flooded and virtually impassable Edgewater Club Road in the Porters Neck area of northern New Hanover County, the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) plans to build a temporary rock road through the flooded area beginning Wednesday morning. According to New Hanover […]

Local sea salt company in the running for Martha Stewart award

Sea Love Sea Salt is a finalist in Martha Stewart's American Made contest that highlights handmade wares and artisan entrepreneurs. Courtesy photo.

A local company has garnered the attention of a national home and lifestyle icon. Borne from the waters of Wrightsville Beach, Sea Love Sea Salt Co. is now in the running for Martha Stewart’s American Made competition. The online contest celebrates artisan entrepreneurs and small businesses that focus on the handmade. Amanda Jacobs’ fledgling but […]

Crime notebook: Man shot, tied up in armed robbery; suspect caught trying to break into business where owner slept

Paul Fredrick McNally

New Hanover County A 68-year-old man was reportedly shot during an armed robbery Monday night in New Hanover County. The victim was at his home in the 4700 block of Ilex Drive, when he heard a knock at his door at about 8 p.m. Monday, according to New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Lt. Jerry […]

Council favors rezoning for another Mayfaire grocery store; residents worry about traffic

Development at the intersection of Eastwood and Military Cutoff roads has left little room for a potential interchange. Planners are eyeing an interchange design that aims to work within existing right-of-way.

Wilmington citizens who live near the Mayfaire and Bradley Creek area spoke out Tuesday against an ordinance that would change zoning to allow for an Eastwood Road shopping center with a 36,000 square-foot grocery store and a two-story, 20,400 square-foot office building. Council members passed the rezoning request in a 4-2 vote during their regular […]

Buy one, get one free batteries sale at CVS

It is a fantastic idea to stock up on useful items before you need them. I find that when I allow items to run out, I end up going to the store and paying full price. My household, like many others, goes through batteries regularly so I try to purchase them when I see a […]

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