Wilmington’s food scene is no NYC, but that’s changing

"We're getting there. We're not there yet. It just means education and just having those conversations. We just have to keep leaning on it."

'Locavore' cuisine - championing local, sustainable food - has been at the heart of Wilmington's food revolution and at Craig Love's Surf House in Carolina Beach. (Photo Benjamin Schachtman)

WILMINGTON — Wilmington is on its way to becoming a “foodie city,” but it’s not there yet. At last week’s Feast Down East, Chef Craig Love hosted a panel on making Wilmington a “Foodie City.” His panelists included Keith Rhodes, who Love called “Wilmington’s first really recognizable chef, someone who wanted to get to the next […]

Carolina Beach Police ask for help identifying male who may have jumped from Snow’s Cut Bridge

Carolina Beach are asking anyone who can identify the person in this photo to call them. The person in the photo matches the description given by several witnesses who said they saw a male jump from Snow's Cut Bridge on Sunday.

CAROLINA BEACH — Carolina Beach Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man whom witnesses have identified as having possibly jumped off Snow’s Cut Bridge on Sunday. Just after noontime on Sunday, multiple citizens reported a male, wearing shorts, but no shoes nor shirt, jump off the bridge.  “Patrol Officers with the Carolina […]

Carolina Beach dune-rebuilding event sees record turnout, eyes Kure Beach for 2018


CAROLINA BEACH – The Cape Fear Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation was out at Carolina Beach for its fourth annual dune-reinforcement project this weekend. The event brought over 120 people to the north end of the beach to help reinforce the area’s deteriorated dune-system. Members of the Surfrider Foundation and community volunteers anchored used Christmas […]

Catherine Higdon, 62, loved a good cup of coffee and watching ghost-hunting shows

CAROLINA BEACH — Catherine Higdon, 62, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 1, 1954, in Clarksville, Tenn. Ms. Hidgon worked at the Walmart located on Market Street for five years until September 2016. She loved playing POGO games on the computer, watching shows about ghost hunters and a good […]

With massive protester turnout, Carolina Beach shuts down helicopter tours

"I like win-win situations. I look for them I work hard for them. But I don't see that here." - Carolina Beach Mayor Dan Wilcox.


  CAROLINA BEACH — The Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10, was packed with protesters, overflowing into the parking lot where people listened to the proceedings over the loudspeaker. So many vehicles arrived that Carolina Beach Police Chief Chris Spivey had to intervene, preventing tow trucks from clearing the lot. It appeared that Alex […]

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