Friday, April 19, 2024

ICYMI: Did lies derail Carolina Beach’s pedal pub? Plus, DEA targets Wilmington business

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

After months of back-and-forth, Carolina Beach denied a proposal for a pedal pub. The decision was based in part on testimony from the town’s Police Advisory Committee — but it now seems the Committee’s input includes fabricated quotes and lies. READ MORE

Carolina Beach Police Advisory member allegedly made up quotes to derail pedal pub

CBD oil is legal in North Carolina, but the DEA considers it a Schedule I drug — like heroin or cocaine. And while the DEA isn’t shutting down local dispensaries or arresting CBD users, they are targeting one Wilmington business that imports hemp to manufacture CBD. READ MORE

The DEA has been seizing hemp shipped to this Wilmington CBD producer. Here’s why

The massive treetop park is a half-hour drive from Wilmington but – as one managing partner put it – you could spent 30 minutes just trying to get across Military Cutoff Road. READ MORE

Cape Fearless Extreme, a 25-acre aerial adventure park, opens this weekend

There was plan to save the Serpentarium. Here’s how it got shut down. READ MORE

Wilmington Realtor testified against plan to save Serpentarium, leading to $1 million sale

Police won’t yet say what Mary Hinson was doing in the house — only that she didn’t have permission to be there. READ MORE

Woman ‘rescued’ from pitbull has history of burglary, was in house without permission

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