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NHCSO asks David Rouzer to use earmark for rapid DNA testing machine

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office hopes the return of earmarks will yield them a rapid DNA testing machine, which can...

Wall Street Journal reports PPD on brink of being sold

The Wall Street Journal reported that PPD, the Wilmington drug testing company, is on the verge of...

Deep Dive: PPD founder wants back $2.5m contribution after nonprofit failed to prove voter fraud to keep Trump in office

Fred Eshelman of Eshelman Ventures filed a lawsuit in November against a nonprofit dedicated to exposing election fraud in key battleground...
Since the 2016 park bond was introduced to fund the North Waterfront Park, the City of Wilmington has suggested the future development around the park could include a public-private parking project. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy City of Wilmington)

Wilmington’s Live Nation venue will draw up to 7,000 people. Where will they park?

WILMINGTON---The city’s $20 million North Waterfront Park, including the planned Live Nation venue, is set to break ground this year. The park will draw...
Significant changes for the restaurants on the northern Riverwalk in Wilmington. (Port City Daily photo / BENJAMIN SCHACHTMAN)

ICYMI: What’s going on at the Riverwalk? Plus, evictions, delays, and development

Since the proposed houseboat community was first announced in late Spring, there's been a lot of questions about The Strands. We sat down with...
It has been one year since the city's deadline for public bathrooms on the Riverwalk has passed. The process has been delayed by PDD's architectural control over the area -- something the city may now have to deal directly with. (Port City Daily photo | Benjamin Schachtman)

One year, no Riverwalk bathrooms. It may now be Wilmington’s responsibility to build them

WILMINGTON---It has been one year since the construction deadline passed for public bathrooms on the Wilmington Riverwalk. It appears a pre-existing contractual agreement may...

132 new parking meters coming to northern downtown Wilmington

Over one hundred metered parking spaces will be added to the northern part of downtown Wilmington's central business district near the Cape Fear Community...

Patricia Ellen O’Connell, 69, enjoyed traveling and volunteering at Thalian Hall

Patricia Ellen O’Connell, 69, of Wilmington, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center in Wilmington. She was born...

Kathleen Gillick Bodnar, nurse who decided in high school to find cure for cancer

Kathleen "Kathie" Gillick Bodnar, of Leland, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Kathie was born in Watertown, New York...

Duke Energy funds UNCW program to enhance workforce development

Of all the missions of a public university, UNC-Wilmington chancellor Dr. Zito Sartarelli believes the most crucial is the development of “human capital.” In an...