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Former meat packing plant, said to be haunted, gives way to Wilmington Bypass

Former meat packing plant, said to be haunted, gives way to Wilmington Bypass

After decades of haunting the banks of the Cape Fear with grisly urban legends and ghost stories aplenty, the ruins of the Cape Fear Meat Packing Plant—a true Brunswick County…

White, Rouzer, Andrade face off for District 7 congressional on Republican ticket

White, Rouzer, Andrade face off for District 7 congressional on Republican ticket

With primaries in store for both major parties, candidates gunning for North Carolina’s 7th Congressional District seat are having to project their individuality. On the Republican ticket are three contenders…

Barfield, Martin represent Dem ticket in District 7 congressional

Barfield, Martin represent Dem ticket in District 7 congressional

As redrawn after the 2010 Census, the 7th Congressional District runs from the southeast North Carolina beaches to Johnston County, just southeast of Raleigh. In the race for the district’s…

Work underway on bypass river crossing; Leland leg remains closed to traffic

Work underway on bypass river crossing; Leland leg remains closed to traffic

While the Leland leg of the Wilmington Bypass has yet to open to traffic, work is underway on the third and final leg that will connect the two portions of…

Report ranks area legislators; big improvements for some

Report ranks area legislators; big improvements for some

Our legislators’ report cards have arrived. Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-New Hanover), for one, saw a surge in her rank among lawmakers statewide, while Sen. Bill Rabon (R-Brunswick) shot into the…

Portion of N.C. 87 near Leland to close for four months, starting Monday

Replacement of a bridge on N.C. 87 near Colon Mintz Road in Brunswick County will close a portion of the highway for the next four months. Starting Monday, weather permitting,…

Updated: Winnabow man arrested, charged in assault of pregnant woman

Updated: Winnabow man arrested, charged in assault of pregnant woman

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Winnabow man who was wanted on several assault charges. Maurice Kendell Wright, 29, has been charged with habitual misdemeanor assault, assault…

Lane closed for bridgework on 74-76 near Leland through weekend

The inside eastbound lane of U.S. 74-76 just west of Leland will be closed through Monday, April 7, at 6 a.m. for bridgework related to deck preservation. The closure started…

Starting tonight, lanes closed nightly on Thomas Rhodes Bridge

Starting tonight, lanes closed nightly on Thomas Rhodes Bridge

Nightly lane closures on the Thomas Rhodes Bridge that carries U.S. 421 over the Cape Fear River will resume tonight at 6 p.m. The closures are needed for a bridge…

Port City Radio moves to 103.7 FM

Looking for Port City Radio? You can find Wilmington’s all-news radio station on 103.7 FM. Launched in April 2013, Port City Radio provides a steady stream of the latest news,…

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