‘Opening the Doors for Opportunity’ at the Brunswick Community College 7th annual Luncheon

Roman Gabriel III and Brunswick COommunity College baseball team

BOLIVIA — Success stories of community college graduates always bring inspiration to our Brunswick Community College (BCC) community, but those stories are even more impactful when coming from individuals who call Brunswick County home. The attendees at Wednesday’s community cuncheon had the honor of hearing two Brunswick and New Hanover County natives share how beginning […]

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Three Port City Pirates compete in NCAA Middle School Showcase in St. Louis

WILMINGTON — Three members of the Port City Pirates, Wilmington’s premier wrestling club, traveled to St.Louis, Missouri to wrestle on the North Carolina National Team at the NCAA Middle School Showcase. Mark Samuel (90 lbs), Hunter Campbell (112 lbs), and Conner Johnson (120 lbs) not only got to wrestle this weekend, but they also got […]

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‘Urban Oasis Community Garden’ planned for Maides Community Park

Maides Park

WILMINGTON — Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity in partnership and City of Wilmington have announced a groundbreaking ceremony and Family Fun Event for the “Urban Oasis Community Garden at Maides Park.” The community garden, sponsored by Bank of America, is part of Habitat’s Neighborhood Revitalization strategy for Maides Park and marks the beginning of an overall Community Greening […]

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Historian, author, and CEO of The National Civil War Museum to speak at Brunswick Civil War Round Table

Historian Wayne Motts

CASWELL BEACH — Wayne E. Motts is the chief executive officer of The National Civil War Museum located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It is one of the largest museums in the country dedicated to telling the complete story of the war from the viewpoint of both sides. North Carolina played a major role in the war, […]

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Dosher Wound Care Center earns national ‘Center for Excellence’ award

SOUTHPORT — After achieving an impressive 95 percent “heal rate” during its first year in operation, the wound care team at Dosher Memorial Hospital improved performance to a 97 percent heal rate in year two. For this accomplishment, U.S. wound care authority Healogics has named Dosher as a Robert A. Warriner III, MD, “Center of Excellence” […]

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Queen’s Court is heading to Raleigh to open the North Carolina Azalea Festival

This years Azalea queen, Fox News personality Anna Kooiman, will make appearances throughout the days-long celebration.

WILMINGTON — Spring has sprung and the North Carolina Azalea Festival is just around the corner. To kick things off, festival board of directors, belles and other guests are traveling to Raleigh to meet the governor. Once there, Governor Roy Cooper is expected to sign the  proclamation officially opening the North Carolina Azalea Festival. The Queen’s Court […]

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Wilmington based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and Bechtel form decommissioning alliance

WILMINGTON — GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Bechtel Wednesday announced the formation of an alliance to offer decommissioning and dismantlement services for nuclear power plants in Germany and Sweden. The two companies have more than 100 years of combined nuclear industry experience and through the alliance will provide a full range of decommissioning services including […]

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Wrightsville’s standup paddleboarding event goes international

Carolina cup

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — West Marine Carolina Cup, the world’s largest gathering of professional and amateur standup paddleboard athletes, has added the World Paddle Association’s World SUP Tour in 2017. The West Marine Carolina Cup was created by the Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club in 2011 as a week-long event “where people who paddle from all over the […]

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Seasoned realtor Charlrean ‘Chuck’ Mapson joins Just for Buyers Realty

Charlrean Mapson

WILMINGTON- Charlrean “Chuck” Mapson has joined Just For Buyers Realty as the exclusive buyer agency’s newest broker. “We are very happy to have Chuck join us,” Just For Buyers Realty Broker-In-Charge Kathleen Baylies said. “She is a seasoned real estate professional who brings years of experience to the company. Our clients will greatly benefit from […]

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