Six years later, Inland Greens golf course renovation heads into final phase

Inland Greens should have its nine-hole golf course ready to go by end of the year. (Port City Daily photo/JOE CATENACCI)

WILMINGTON – After getting news of a record number of rounds played at the city’s municipal golf course during the month of February, many in the area inquired about the former par 3 course at Inland Greens off Cardinal Drive in midtown Wilmington. Related: Wilmington Municipal Golf Course sees recording breaking month  Golf should be […]

Construction set to begin on $5 million bridge project in Wilmington

City officials breaking ground on the Love Grove community bridge project.

WILMINGTON — The City of Wilmington Friday broke ground on a new bridge project in the Love Grove area. It’s one of the largest projects approved by voters in the 2014 Transportation Bond, according to Wilmington’s Spokeswoman Malissa Talbert. The $5 million bridge construction project will provide a second access for Love Grove Community. The […]

County officials hope to show off the region’s selling points to Wells Fargo Championship attendees

"We've be working with the PGA to showcase the quality of life we have and now its time to take the next step to make sure the information was ready to highlight New Hanover County as place of interest to expand or relocate a business."

L-R: Wells Fargo Regional President Kendall Alley, Wells Fargo Championship Executive Director Kym Hougham, Eagle Point Golf Club President Bobby Long, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce President Connie Majure-Rhett.

WILMINGTON – Local officials continue to work on ways to make sure whatever economic benefits the area reaps from the upcoming Wells Fargo Championship, Wilmington’s largest sporting event ever, extends beyond the first week of May. On Monday, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing regarding the release of $75,000 to get a […]

Plan ahead: Streets to close in downtown Wilmington for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

Today's Martin Luther King Jr. parade will begin at 11 a.m. Monday. Photo contributed.

WILMINGTON — A celebration and remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will commence in downtown Wilmington with the city’s annual parade on Monday. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Cape Fear Community College’s Schwartz Center, according to the City of Wilmington. From there, the parade will travel […]

‘Sweat equity’ – Wilmington woman gets new home with lots of work and lots of help

"When the walls went up, I could see it. Rooms for my girls. A house. Our house."

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WILMINGTON — Not long after dawn on Saturday, Jan. 14, volunteers from the Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity started congregating on the 600 block of Harnett St. in the downtown area. Workers and volunteers gathered for the wall-raising ceremony of Samantha Aryeetey and her two daughters, although the event was more construction site than ceremony. […]

Learn more about traffic, parking and the route for the annual holiday parade in Wilmington this Sunday

Frosty the Snowman appeared in the Wilmington Holiday Parade. Photo by Hannah Leyva.

WILMINGTON — Get into the holiday spirit. The City of Wilmington’s Annual Holiday Parade is in downtown Wilmington this weekend. The parade will begin at 4:55 p.m. Sunday, according to the city. Due to construction along Wilmington’s Riverfront and the Water Street area, the parade route will run a different route this year. The route […]

Got trash? Here are the services closed for the Thanksgiving holiday

City crews work to take trash and debris from the streets as part of a crime prevention effort in a targeted area of downtown Wilmington. Photo courtesy of the city.

SOUTHEASTERN, NC — Wondering what to do with you’re trash over the Thanksgiving holiday? Several trash services in the Cape Fear area are not providing services on Thursday, Nov. 24. Wilmington Trash collection in the City of Wilmington will not run on the Thanksgiving holiday. According to the city, trash will not be picked up […]

Mandatory water restrictions to continue through weekend for Cape Fear Public Utility Authority customers

Crews are installing a byline to alleviate water issues while permanent repairs to the broken water main in Brunswick County can be made.  Courtesy of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority.

Though repairs on the broken water main in Brunswick County are progressing, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority customers will continue to be under mandatory water restrictions through the weekend. According to a release from the utility group, which services the City of Wilmington and much of unincorporated New Hanover County, seven different contractors are working […]

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