Detectives investigate suspicious death at local apartment complex; man dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound at gun range

Police outside the scene of an apartment where a woman in her 20s was found dead. (Photo by Christina Haley)

WILMINGTON – Local Authorities are investigating two deaths in the Wilmington area this afternoon, one involving the suspicious death of a female at an apartment complex. Detectives with the Wilmington Police Department are investigating after a woman was found dead inside an apartment at the Hawthorne at New Centre Apartment complex. The investigation began at […]

Hillary Clinton’s husband, former president Bill Clinton, to speak in Wilmington on Wednesday

On Sept. 4, 2013, President Bill Clinton gaves remarks from the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Photo from Facebook.

WILMINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate nominee Hillary Clinton’s husband, former president Bill Clinton, will be making a campaign stop in Wilmington Wednesday morning. According to the Clinton campaign , the 42nd president of the United States will be speaking at Cape Fear Community College’s Union Station Commons, located at 502 N Front St. in downtown […]

Watch UNCW’s Midnite Madness slam dunk contest (video)

The UNCW Basketball Teams gave students and supporters a show during Midnight Madness. (Photo courtesy- UNCW Athletics)

Video from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s Men’s basketball slam dunk contest from Midnite Madness   WILMINGTON — The University of North Carolina at Wilmington held its 26th annual Midnite Madness event Friday night at the Trask Coliseum. In addition to performances by the cheerleaders and pep band, the annual kickoff to the basketball […]

Slideshow: PPD IRONMAN Triathlon North Carolina (marathon portion)


The PPD IRONMAN Triathlon North Carolina took place throughout the Wilmington area on Saturday. Participants started the day with a 2.4 mile open water swim in the Intracoastal Waterway in Wrightsville Beach. That was followed by an approximately 50-mile bicycle course through New Hanover County and parts of Pender and Brunswick counties. The triathletes, who […]

Beyond the movies: EUE/Screen Gems Studios hosts American Red Cross hurricane relief efforts


WILMINGTON — They’ve been a hub for major TV and film productions such as “One Tree Hill” and “Iron Man 3,” but now, more than 400 volunteers from across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada are being hosted by EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington, which is currently serving as the American Red Cross disaster […]

Convicted of bribery: North Carolina judge exchanges cash for wife’s texts on courthouse steps, while in robes

WILMINGTON – Wayne County Superior Court Judge Arnold Ogden Jones II was convicted of three corruption charges Friday, just weeks ahead of the November elections, of which he is up for re-election in North Carolina’s 8th Judicial District. Following a five-day trial in U.S. District Court in Wilmington, a federal jury returned guilty verdicts on […]

Here are the roads that will be closed in Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach for the PPD IRONMAN North Carolina Triathlon

Triathletes will head through Downtown Wilmington for a good portion of Saturday's race. Photo courtesy- IRONMAN North Carolina

The PPD IRONMAN North Carolina Triathlon, formerly called the PPD Beach to Battleship Triathlon, is this weekend in New Hanover County, and several roads in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach will be closed because of it. PPD IRONMAN North Carolina alters bike course due to Hurricane Matthew In downtown Wilmington, where the running and part of […]

RiverLights, Wilmington’s 2,300 unit development plans its grand opening (photos)

RiverLights' mix-use building has space for retail at the bottow and lofts at the top. (Photo by Christina Haley)

  WILMINGTON — Just months ahead of its grand opening, Wilmington’s newest large-scale master-plan community is taking shape with several model homes currently under construction. RiverLights, a 1,400-acre community nestled along 3 miles of Cape Fear River waterfront, just off River Road, has been a years-in-the-making development for Newland Communities, the master developer of the community. On […]

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