WILMINGTON – The popular travelling music festival Vans Warped Tour will make a stop in the Port City this summer. Tickets for the July 4 date at Legion Stadium are now on sale, ahead of the tour’s announcement of this year’s lineup. 2017 @VansWarpedTour presented by @Journeys :: catch us on the road all summer […]
From the untouched terrain at Hammocks Beach to paddling the Dan River at Hanging Rock State Park, there is no reason not to visit any of these beautiful venues in the coming months.
As North Carolina celebrated the 100th anniversary of its state parks last year, the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation said it saw a record number of visitors. Despite the wildfires that closed state parks on the western side of the state for long stretches last fall, and the damage left from Hurricane Matthew on […]
WILMINGTON – As the debate continues from Washington D.C. to Main Street U.S.A. on whether the American education system is failing or flourishing, several issues will be up for discussion this week on the campus of UNC-Wilmington. The Watson College of Education will host a live “NC SPIN” debate featuring four speakers with diverse views about […]
WILMINGTON – The motivation one may use to fuel themselves in an athletic competition varies from person to person. For Wilmington resident Erin Hogston, a letter penned by her late father while he was stationed overseas – found just days before this weekend’s race – helped provide reassurance that dad was watching. Racing conditions were about […]
RALEIGH – Former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed controversial House Bill 2, the so-called “bathroom bill,” into law one year ago. Since then, the state has had some downs, but also some ups, in regard to tourism and economy. The North Carolina General Assembly went into special session March 23, 2016, to pass what […]
Topsail Beach and Nags Head were featured in this recent list with input from both locals and vacationers on where they like to take their pets for some fun in the sun.
If you’re planning out that spring break beach trip and you’re not sure what to do with your furry companion, Wilmington dog owners can rest assured. Topsail and Nags Head beaches in North Carolina were recently featured as two of the 10 Best Pet Friendly Beaches in the United States. The list was generated based […]
RALEIGH – A bill filed in the North Carolina Senate this past week would add monetary fines to a law already on the books, penalizing motorists for driving too slow in the left lane. All states allow drivers to use the left lane (when there is more than one in the same direction) to pass. […]
Roller coaster of temperatures, potential winter mix, expected this weekend in southeast North Carolina
WILMINGTON – Just when you thought it was safe to go outside in shorts and a T-shirt, old-man winter, who has been relatively absent from southeastern North Carolina for most of the season, will head toward the coast this weekend. With it being tied for the 12th warmest winter on record going back to 1874, […]
Update: Wilmington chief, New Hanover County sheriff say filming police is legal after Uber incident
WILMINGTON, North Carolina — Leaders of both the Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office have issued statements regarding a video of a late February traffic stop in Wilmington. The video, shot by a local Uber driver who is also an attorney, shows a traffic stop in during which the attorney claims authorities lied […]
Wilmington police officer orders Uber driver to stop filming traffic stop, prompts internal investigation
WILMINGTON, North Carolina — At least two police officers recently claimed it was illegal to take video of police officers. Those claims appear to have been misleading, resulting in an internal investigation at the Wilmington Police Department. Follow up: Wednesday, March 8, 12:50 p.m.: Wilmington chief, New Hanover County sheriff say filming police is legal after incident […]