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Port City Daily’s third annual holiday haiku contest underway

Sweater with three sleeves Dentures on the mistletoe Grandma loves eggnog That was last year’s winner of the Port City Daily holiday haiku contest as penned by Tucker Harbour. If…

PHOTO GALLERY: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ funeral

PHOTO GALLERY: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ funeral

On an appropriately overcast, gray Saturday morning, a crowd of about 100 filled the Scottish Rite Temple in Wilmington to pay their respects to the late Capt. Frank Irving, the…

Flotilla, fireworks to light up Banks Channel

Flotilla, fireworks to light up Banks Channel

A parade of brightly lit boats is just over the horizon at Wrightsville Beach’s holiday flotilla this weekend. Going strong for over three decades, this local tradition–scheduled for Saturday–is one…

Draft guidelines released for film grant program

Draft guidelines released for film grant program

Guidelines for how the state’s film grant program will work in the coming year are becoming more apparent, though the bottom-line concern of how much money is in the program…

Vertex Rail attracts hundreds of applicants; job fair set for Dec. 6

Vertex Rail attracts hundreds of applicants; job fair set for Dec. 6

Last week’s announcement that Vertex Rail Technologies will bring 1,300 jobs to Wilmington has attracted inquiries from hundreds of job-seekers, some of whom have successfully submitted applications while others have…

The Scene: Emerging artists to converge at Sonorous Music Fest

The Scene: Emerging artists to converge at Sonorous Music Fest

Get ready for live music on the cutting edge. The Sonorous Music Festival kicks off Friday with dozens of bands and musicians performing at several area venues in the Port…

Election 2014: Martin vs. Lewis for N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice

Election 2014: Martin vs. Lewis for N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice

A local superior court judge is challenging the recently appointed chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court to serve as chief justice of the state’s high court. Brunswick County…

U.S. Coast Guard offers $2,000 reward in case of fake distress calls (LISTEN)

The U.S. Coast Guard is offering a $2,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and prosecution of a man reportedly making false distress calls in the New Bern…

Duke Energy: Copper theft responsible for power outage that affected 22,000 customers

Copper theft at a local Duke Energy Progress substation was the culprit in Tuesday morning’s outage that left more than 22,000 New Hanover County customers without power. Meghan Musgrave, a…

Carolina Beach boat captain dies while scuba diving

Carolina Beach boat captain dies while scuba diving

  A Carolina Beach boat captain died Saturday while scuba diving 55 miles southeast of the Cape Fear River. The U.S. Coast Guard received a report at 8 p.m. Saturday…

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