Seasoned realtor Charlrean ‘Chuck’ Mapson joins Just for Buyers Realty

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WILMINGTON- Charlrean “Chuck” Mapson has joined Just For Buyers Realty as the exclusive buyer agency’s newest broker. “We are very happy to have Chuck join us,” Just For Buyers Realty Broker-In-Charge Kathleen Baylies said. “She is a seasoned real estate professional who brings years of experience to the company. Our clients will greatly benefit from […]

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This Week in History: March 20-24, 1985

This Week in History is compiled each week for Local Shout by Wilmington resident Mike Hack. This Week in History: March 20-24, 1985 The number one movie is “The Breakfast Club.” The number one song is “We Are The World,” by USA for Africa. Hockey player Ryan Callahan was born and composer Salvador Ley died. Quote: […]

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For your St. Patrick’s Day: Catch the sights and sounds of Wilmington’s parade (Video)

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WILMINGTON — The Friends of Hibernians celebrated its 16th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Wilmington a little early this year. So, whether you missed the festivities last weekend or just need a little Irish cheer on your Friday, here are the sights and sounds of the parade. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade featured […]

Suspect in broad daylight shooting will face the death penalty

Joseph Corbett was brought into court bandaged and in a wheelchair. Police have not said if he was injured during his arrest.

WILMINGTON — Arriving in a wheelchair, Joseph Corbett, the man wanted for a broad-daylight murder on Tuesday, made his first appearance in court on Thursday morning after being arrested by U.S. Marshals. Corbett appeared before 5th District Judge Richard Russell Davis in a wheelchair, his left hand and thumb visibly bandaged. Corbett appeared anxious and […]

Cape Fear Museum curator set to retire after 30 years of service

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WILMINGTON — For more than 100 years, Cape Fear Museum has collected, preserved and interpreted objects relating to the history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear. One of its most important “treasures,” Curator Barbara Rowe, will retire in this month after 30 years of service with New Hanover County. After earning a bachelor […]

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As largest ships ever approach Wilmington port, optimism about impact on pork and agriculture

"These are the largest ships to visit Wilmington - they're the largest ships providing consistent service to the east coast."

The Yang-Ming Unity called on the Port of Wilmington on Sunday. Photo Courtesy of NC Ports.

WILMINGTON — A new trade route with Asia will bring massive new ships to the area. Port of Wilmington officials hope the new deal will have a positive impact, specifically on North Carolina’s pork industry. Cliff Pyron, a spokesman for the port said, “the ships on this route are the largest ships to visit Wilmington […]