The world’s eyes will be on the ‘Greater Wilmington Area’ in 2017, what can be done to highlight what it offers?

Eagle Point Golf Club will host the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship. Photo by Joe Catenacci.

A regional economic cooperative group has been formed to help market and promote the greater Wilmington area ahead of and during the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament that is scheduled for May at Eagle Pointe Golf Club in Porters Neck. “This is a great chance for Wilmington to show off and let investors know […]


Roads to avoid: Bridge work and other road construction this week

Filming for a tire commercial Saturday morning may cause some brief delays along the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. File photo.

Here is a list of road construction work for Sept. 11 through 17 for Carolina Beach, Wilmington, New Hanover County and Brunswick County. All information is gathered from the town of Carolina Beach, the city of Wilmington and the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Town of Carolina Beach Check the town’s road closures page for […]


Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office says goodbye to canine officer Bruno

Longtime Brunswick County Sheriff's  K9 Bruno died on Thursday.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY – The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is saying goodbye to its longtime K9 Officer Bruno, who passed away Thursday night. The sheriff’s office made the announcement on its website and Facebook page on Friday. Bruno had served the county since 2008. He was just under 10 years old, according to the website. “We are […]


Inbound lanes on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to close overnight next week

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Port City Daily file photo.

WILMINGTON – The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will undergo intermittent lane closures beginning Sunday, according to a notice from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). Motorists are advised to expect all inbound lanes to Wilmington to be closed overnight next week until Thursday. The closures are needed for workers to conduct safety inspections and […]


This week’s road closures

Drawing of planned 17th Street streetscape. Courtesy of the City of Wilmington.

Here is a list of road construction work for Sept. 5 through Sept. 10 for Carolina Beach, Wilmington, New Hanover County and Brunswick County. All information is gathered from the town of Carolina Beach, the city of Wilmington and the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Town of Carolina Beach St. Joseph’s Street – closed between Winner […]


Brunswick County Schools now set to dismiss early on Friday due to Hermine

UPDATE: Based on up-to-date forecasts, the Bruswick County School District has decided to dismiss early. High schools dismiss at 11:45 a.m. Middle schools dismiss at 12:00 p.m. Elementary schools dismiss at 12:45 p.m. Staff dismiss 2 hours after student dismissal at their respective schools. All after-school activities are cancelled. For a full list of cancellations […]


Hermine: Latest street closures, cancellations and changes from New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties

Hurricane Hermine is making its way toward the Carolina's. Photo courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

UPDATED with information from Carolina Beach at 5 p.m. UPDATED with transportation information at 3:30 p.m. UPDATED with Shallotte Town Hall’s closure at 2:45 p.m. UPDATED with information from New Hanover County at 2 p.m. Updated at 12:43 with information from the Wilmington YMCA after school program. UPDATED with information from New Hanover Schools at […]


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