Thursday, August 18, 2022

ICYMI August 21 – 27: Golf cart ban proposed, hidden history, Shark Bar nearly ‘fin’-ished

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:

A new proposal could ban traditional golf carts from Carolina Beach’s streets. Two days after the plan was announced, locals gathered to voice their disapproval. READ MORE

A story about downtown development uncovered some hidden gems from Wilmington’s history. Check out the Feast of the Pirates, celebrated for just three years from 1927-1929. READ MORE

Two months after public attention focused on the chemical known as GenX, the issue has been thoroughly politicized. The latest proposal would deny Governor Cooper’s $2.5 million request and give funding to the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority. READ MORE

Buddy’s was a Wrightsville Beach institution and we were sad to see it go. But we’re equally exited to see new life breathed into the space. Check out what’s in store. READ MORE

We heard the story of Operation Pretty Things, a Wilmington non-profit dedicated to getting the survivors of domestic abuse get back on their feet. Find out what they do, and how you can help. READ MORE


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