ICYMI: Port City Daily’s most read stories of the week

Proud Boys showed up to both the board of education and the health board meetings this week to speak out against the mask mandate that was in place countywide, until it was lifted it Friday. (Port City Daily photo/Williams)

SOUTHEASTERN N.C.  — It can be time-consuming to keep up with all the local news. If Sunday is your day to catch up on the headlines of the week, allow Port City Daily to help.

Below are the top read stories published since Monday by Wilmington’s independent news source. Two top-trending stories this week include the Proud Boys showing up to both the board of education and health board meetings to speak out against the mask mandate that was in place countywide, until it was lifted Friday.

Also tracking: Carolina Beach Road’s Tregembo Animal Park getting another federal citation, Battleship Point proposed development on the west banks of the Cape Fear River, two new developments headed to Brunswick County, and a new hotel that opened in downtown Wilmington.


Catch up on some of the stories affecting the southeastern N.C. region. Here are PCD’s top 10 read stories of the week:

1. ‘It’s time to ramp up pressure.’ Why the Proud Boys say they showed up to a New Hanover school board meeting

2. 300-home subdivision, 67-acre mixed-use project approved in Brunswick County

3. New Hanover County commissioners to take sides in Wilmington’s military jet debate

4. Aloft Wilmington lifestyle hotel opens on Cape Fear River, adds bar and restaurant to dining scene

5. 90 acres of Cameron land near I-40 tapped by family for future project

6. Lawsuits fly as upstart company inks parking management deals with local towns

7. Twice-daily nonstop flights to Newark coming to ILM in February

8. ‘This will be a gamechanger’: No movement on aggressive proposal for across-the-river development

9. Wilmington’s Tregembo Animal Park issued more federal violations for injured tiger, cat circled by flies

10. New Hanover County health board just barely decides to lift mask mandate


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