Weekly detour: Lane closures, upcoming construction

Construction on Randall Parkway. Photo by Hannah Leyva.

Here’s a list of road construction work for June 19 – 25, per the City of Wilmington and North Carolina Department of Transportation. City of Wilmington 41st Street – nighttime lane closures between Shipyard Boulevard and Oleander Drive until June 3 for repaving and repairs. Two-way traffic and access to all businesses, schools and residences in […]


Weekly detour: construction, lane closures ahead

Construction on the corner of Randall Parkway and Kerr Avenue. Photo by Hannah Leyva.

Here’s a list of road construction work for June 12 – 18, per the City of Wilmington and North Carolina Department of Transportation. City of Wilmington 41st Street – nighttime lane closures between Shipyard Boulevard and Oleander Drive until June 3 for repaving and repairs. Two-way traffic and access to all businesses, schools and residences in […]


Alliance Credit Union awards scholarships to two local students

Niquitta Corbett, with her family beside her, receives a $2,000 scholarship from Alliance Credit Union's vice president of sales, Rick DeCrescente and Kandra Romeo, business relationship manager, during a banquet earlier this week.

In the spirit of its former leader, Alliance Credit Union is helping two local students further their education. Alliance recently awarded $2,000 scholarships to Isaac Bear Early College High School senior Aaron Johnson and Niquitta Corbett, who currently attends Cape Fear Community College. Since 1997, Alliance has honored the memory of Rose M. Ratka, the […]


Cemeteries, quaint brick streets among this year’s historic threatened places

The Flemington-Oak Grove Cemetery, a nearly abandoned site consisting of markers moved from another cemetery in the 60s, is among a general category of graveyards on this year's Most Threatened Places list. Courtesy photos.

Old gravestones are more than just memorials for the dead. They’re living history – a collective written account, of sorts, of particular times and places, of the people living within them and the traditions they carried. It’s a perspective—best put forth by Ruth Little in her book on the history of NC cemeteries—shared by George […]


Weekly detour: Construction, closures ahead

Here’s a list of road construction work May 30 – June 5, per the City of Wilmington and North Carolina Department of Transportation. City of Wilmington 41st Street – nighttime lane closures between Shipyard Boulevard and Oleander Drive until June 3 for repaving and repairs. Two-way traffic and access to all businesses, schools and residences in […]


Weekly detour: This week’s construction, closures

N. 3rd Street Construction. File Photo.

Here’s a list of road construction work May 22 – 29, per the City of Wilmington and North Carolina Department of Transportation. City of Wilmington 41st Street – nighttime lane closures between Shipyard Boulevard and Oleander Drive until June 3 for repaving and repairs. Two-way traffic and access to all businesses, schools and residences in that […]


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