Sunday, June 26, 2022

ICYMI July 17-23: Costly clean-up, container construction, Charlotte connections and more

Headlines come and go faster than ever. Check out the stories people were talking about in this week's 'In Case You Missed It.'

A news story isn’t finished after it gets reported – often, that’s just the beginning of the conversation.

Here are five stories from this week that got people talking:

  1. We learned how pollution on a plot of land leased from the U.S. Army is costing Carolina Beach hundreds of thousands of dollars.

http://portcitydaily.com/2017/07/19/carolina-beach-to-pay-186000-to-close-out-pollution-issues-nws/

2. A success story that saw a Wilmington couple make their way in the business world. From an online store to a small stall to their own brick and mortar.

http://portcitydaily.com/2017/07/17/at-downtown-wilmingtons-threve-mercantile-its-all-about-family-biz/

3. We checked ought a new proposed venue – a replica of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre constructed from shipping containers. The project could house theatrical productions, live music and more.

http://portcitydaily.com/2017/07/20/shakespeare-rocknroll-and-more-the-container-globe-and-what-it-could-mean-for-wilmington-nws/

4. After a three-decade hiatus, a freight rail route has reopened between Wilmington and Charlotte. Readers wondered: could passenger travel be next?

http://portcitydaily.com/2017/07/20/queen-city-express-to-begin-service-next-week-biz/

5. After reading about the local legend known as Calabash Flash, people shared their own memories about him, his wife, and the dance known as ‘shagging.’

http://portcitydaily.com/2017/07/16/remembering-calabash-flash-from-the-end-of-the-world-to-shagging-in-the-moonlight-our-ht/

 

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