Wilmington man gets jail time for selling heroin, cocaine

Dwayne Burch, 35, of Wilmington, pleaded guilty Monday in New Hanover County Superior Court to one count of trafficking heroin and one count of trafficking cocaine. Judge Phyllis M. Gorham sentenced Burch to a minimum of 70 months and a maximum term of 93 months in the North Carolina Department of Adult Correction. According to […]

Wilmington marketing company Proclaim Interactive wins service awards

Proclaim Interactive, a digital marketing agency headquartered in Wilmington, has been selected from more than 1,900 entries to earn two gold awards from the Service Industry Advertising Awards. Proclaim Interactive won two gold awards for designing the logos for HSI, a publicly traded health care technology company, and for Harbor United Methodist Church. “At Proclaim […]

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Bitty & Beau’s Coffee announce fan-voted Charleston, South Carolina location

The paws4people foundation visited Bitty & Beau's Coffee on Wednesday to raise awareness about their work. Photo by Hannah Leyva.

WILMINGTON — Bitty & Beau’s Coffee, the local favorite responsible for keeping Rachael Ray caffeinated, has announced the result of its month-long search for a second home. Owners Ben and Amy Wright announced in late February that they would be taking fan suggestions for the location of a second family-run location throughout March. Monday morning, […]

4th annual Wilmington Jewish Film Festival begins this weekend

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WILMINGTON – The fourth annual Wilmington Jewish Film Festival begins this Sunday, kicking off three weeks of films. Hosted by Thalian Hall, the United Jewish Appeal of Wilmington and the Wilmington Jewish Film Festival will present “A World of Jewish Film.” The festival will feature weeknight films with coffee and dessert receptions and Sunday matinees catered […]

Sheriff’s auction of dresses gets canceled

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WILMINGTON — Your chance to go couture could have just been cut short. A planned New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department auction of 3,000 dresses and accessories scheduled for Saturday at Independence Mall has been canceled. Lt. Jerry Brewer, public information officer for the Sheriff’s Department, said the auction was canceled because the defendant has filed […]

Carolina Panthers sponsor new Creekwood Community ‘Born Learning Trail’

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WILMINGTON – The NFL and United Way have joined forces to bring new educational facilities to Creekwood Community. The new “Born Learning Trail” is an outdoor trail featuring educational and interactive activities for children, their parents and caregivers. The trail was sponsored by the Carolina Panthers NFL team and the United Way of the Cape […]

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