Wilmington man sentenced to 11 years for rash of break-ins; wife faces trial

A Wilmington man has pleaded guilty to a rash of home break-ins in the Pine Valley area of Wilmington over a period of two years, District Attorney Ben David said. David Andrew Cox, 44, pleaded guilty Monday in New Hanover County Superior Court to charges of first-degree burglary, conspiracy to commit first-degree burglary, breaking and […]


Wilmington in the running for Outside Magazine’s ‘Best Town’ title

Wilmington's Cross-City Trail is a plus for Outdoor Magazine editors, who named the city among its nominees for Best Towns of 2016, a list that aims to find the top place for active lifestyles. File photo

Update: Wilmington is no longer in the running for the online poll, having lost in the first round to Ketchikan, Alaska. Tack another accolade onto the Port City. Wilmington was recently selected as a finalist for Outside Magazine’s Best Towns of 2016, a contest launched in partnership with apparel brand Toad&Co. The city is one […]


Weekly detour: This week’s construction, closures

Construction cones on Wrightsville Avenue. Photo by Hannah Leyva.

Here’s a list of road construction work May 1 – 7, per the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, City of Wilmington and North Carolina Department of Transportation: City of Wilmington 41st Street – some lane closures between Shipyard Boulevard and Oleander Drive for repaving and repairs. Two-way traffic and access to all businesses, schools and residences […]


Coldwell Banker names local branch as best in state, top in nation

Between Sea Coast's 11 offices and 18 locations with which it has ownership interests, the local Coldwell Baker company saw more than $2 billion in sales last year. Courtesy photo.

A Wilmington-based realty firm is among the best in the business across the state and nationwide. Real estate franchise Coldwell Banker recently named local company Sea Coast Advantage as its top NC agency for 2015 based on sales, according to a release. Sea Coast also came in at number four in the country among more […]


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