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Beach renourishment fix puts Pleasure Island back on track, leaves Wrightsville Beach behind

The future of beach renourishment, which relies on federal dollars, has been uncertain this year. A new announcement details the path...

Talking with Congressman David Rouzer: Earmarks, beaches and farms

David Rouzer, in his seventh year in Congress, said he's poised for chairman positions in the U.S. House of Representatives. (Port...

First Lady Jill Biden to visit Camp Lejeune Wednesday

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Only 48 hours after troops officially left Afghanistan, ending an almost 20-year war that...

Prospect of visible ocean wind farms unites Brunswick towns in opposition

Territories for potential offshore wind farms, Wilmington West and Wilmington East, start around 15 miles south of Bald Head Island. (Port...
The Second Street "Mural" in downtown Wilmington is now its own business. It owner Billy Mellon said the business will operate as a non-profit and will donate profits to small, local charities. (Port City Daily/Johanna Ferebee)

City of Wilmington pinpoints spending routes ahead of initial $13M American Rescue deposit

On Monday, top staff of the City of Wilmington pitched a rough blueprint for spending close to $26 million in American...
The DA along with Sheriff have requested an outside investigation into allegations against New Hanover County Schools administration. (Port City Daily photo/Johanna Ferebee)

New Hanover County Schools debates transgender athlete policy

A draft policy would allow middle school students to play on the sports teams consistent with their gender identity. However, high...
Patrons eat at tables lined up along Front Street Thursday evening as part of Downtown Alive's initiative to expand seating areas for downtown restaurants. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

Here’s New Hanover’s spending strategy for $45.5 million from the American Rescue Plan

New Hanover County expects $45.5 million in federal dollars from the American Rescue Plan, which will fuel bonuses for county employees...
Downtown Wilmington Covid

Possible $24m in Covid relief for Wilmington, $200m for cities statewide on transit

An empty downtown Wilmington minutes after Governor Roy Cooper’s ‘stay at home’ order went into effect in late March 2020. (Port...

By the Numbers: Covid-19 data in New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender for week of Jan. 25

The number of people who are vaccinated more than doubled over the past week. On Jan. 18, a total of 573,130...