UNCW Professor helps film students, others, find their way in Wilmington’s new economy [Video]

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WILMINGTON – Over one-third of Professor Suzanne Altobello’s business class students are film majors. That tells you something about Wilmington, but also something about what attracts students to Altobello’s class. “Some of these students went into the film program when it was still a vibrant industry here,” said Altobello. “I think some of them have […]

Appalachian State, North Carolina Central, UNC-Wilmington among picks on National Signing Day

Tess Cairney (Appalachian State) and Kaela Groseclose (Barton College) were surrounded by family and friends for Wednesday's announcement.

WILMINGTON – It’s an exciting time for student-athletes across the country as many high school seniors continue the journey of finding their next landing spot following graduation in spring. As part of National Signing Day on Wednesday, seven local standouts announced commitments to various colleges and universities in the Tar Heel State. Leading the list are […]

College report: Dozens of Wilmington area athletes competing in football, make debut in hoops

Ramone Simpson. Photo courtesy- NC Central Athletics.

The final few months of the year is always an exciting time for college sports fans with the football season winding down as the basketball season tips-off. There are dozens of area standouts making contributions on various levels within the college ranks. Port City Daily continues to follow these athletes after high school. New Hanover […]

Derek Brunson selected to UNC-Pembroke Hall of Fame ahead of UFC bout

Derek Brunson.

PEMBROKE – Wilmington native Derek Brunson will be one of five standout student-athletes to be officially inducted into the UNC- Pembroke Athletics Hall of Fame during Homecoming Week in early October. “The list of accomplishments for this year’s class is substantial,” UNC-Pembroke Athletics Director Dick Christy said. “One of the most rewarding parts of being […]