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‘Always in Season': Cucalorus artist in residence documents history of lynching

‘Always in Season': Cucalorus artist in residence documents history of lynching

Jackie Olive thought she had finished her documentary, years in the making, about the impact of lynching in America. Then, she heard about Lennon Lacy. The Bladenboro teen was found…

Brunswick school board strikes uniforms from northern area schools

Brunswick school board strikes uniforms from northern area schools

Uniforms are out at Brunswick County’s northern area schools. During a recent meeting, the board of education voted 4-1 to strike the existing uniform policy for four schools–Belville Elementary, Lincoln…

‘The heart of the ship': New commander takes the helm of Coast Guard Cutter Diligence

‘The heart of the ship': New commander takes the helm of Coast Guard Cutter Diligence

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is now under new command. The Diligence‚Äôs commanding officer, Jeffrey K. Randall, was relieved Thursday by the crew’s new commander, Justin Matthew (Matt) Carter,…

County to create advisory committee for economic development in Brunswick

County to create advisory committee for economic development in Brunswick

Brunswick County Manager Ann Hardy is in the process of creating an advisory committee to assist county commissioners in overseeing economic development in the county. Brunswick County commissioners appointed themselves…

Ten candidates file for office in New Hanover County on first day of filing period

Ten candidates file for office in New Hanover County on first day of filing period

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo and Mayor Pro-Tem Margaret Haynes were among the first candidates to file for office when the filing period opened at 8 a.m. Monday at the New…

Candidate filing for municipal elections begins today

Candidate filing for municipal elections begins today

Candidate filing for this November’s municipal elections begins at 8 a.m. today. In New Hanover County, open seats include Wilmington’s mayor, three seats on Wilmington City Council, mayor of Carolina…

NCDOT urges drivers to avoid busy Brunswick intersections for July 4 travel

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is encouraging drivers in Brunswick County to use alternate travel routes to avoid popular intersections and areas with heavy construction during the busy holiday…

DOT: No one injured in gantry collapse on U.S. 74-76

DOT: No one injured in gantry collapse on U.S. 74-76

No one was injured Monday when a gantry collapsed at a Brunswick County highway construction site. According to Brian Rick with the N.C. Department of Transportation, a gantry–a bridgelike structure…

Adding ‘legitimacy': Local couple talks Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling

Adding ‘legitimacy': Local couple talks Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling

Wilmington residents Leigh and Cheryl Saunders-Corbin believe they know who they are in the eyes of their God. Now–with Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court landmark ruling in favor of same-sex marriage…

Brunswick County parents nix district uniform policy; educators disagree

Brunswick County parents nix district uniform policy; educators disagree

A slight majority of Brunswick County parents have voted out the possibility of a districtwide school uniform policy for elementary and middle school students. But educators disagree. Results of a…

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