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New Hanover students win state science fair awards
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Wed, 04/07/2010 - 12:55pm.

The North Carolina State Science Fair was held on the campus of Meredith College, in Raleigh, on Saturday, March 27, 2010. The following New Hanover County Schools students were recognized...

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Brunswick County budget retreat starts Tuesday
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Tue, 04/06/2010 - 4:20pm.

video Add Brunswick to the list of counties wrestling with a sizable budget shortfall. Brunswick County held a budget retreat Tuesday to discuss department requests and set goals for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Some Azaleas are late bloomers this year
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 04/06/2010 - 4:08pm.

video One of the most important parts of Azalea Festival week are the flowers themselves, but some of them are coming in late.

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Azalea Festival Historic Home Tour Highlight - "Tuscany"
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 04/06/2010 - 2:28pm.

video It's known as "Tuscany". Built in 1854 in what was the outskirts of town, this Fifth Avenue home set a new standard for Wilmington.

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Downtown parking info during Azalea Festival
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 04/06/2010 - 12:32pm.

The city’s downtown on-street parking will be free starting at 5 p.m. on Friday and all day Saturday for Azalea Festival activities.

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City Council looks at $5.7 million shortfall
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Tue, 04/06/2010 - 12:31pm.

video The city of Wilmington now has a $5.7 million budget shortfall. Today, Council members discussed ways to fix the hefty shortfall, from cutting jobs to raising property taxes.

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Wilmington City Council will discuss Skyway Bridge tonight
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 04/06/2010 - 12:25pm.

Tuesday, April 6, City Council meeting, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall -- Items of interest on the agenda include: Two resolutions related to the proposed Skyway Bridge...

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NBA legend will visit Ashley High School
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 04/06/2010 - 9:34am.

NBA Legend Sleepy Floyd will visit Ashley High School to host a school rally to honor football coach Jason Tindal for his outstanding efforts in instilling healthy post-exercise recovery habits among his athletes. The school will be awarded with $1,000 to use toward the athletic department improvements.

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Titan battle makes the Wall Street Journal
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 04/06/2010 - 8:18am.

Wilmington became an industrial magnet, even as other revenue sources such as tourism and film production began to take hold. Then a few years ago, after many local employers shed workers or shut down plants, the group lobbied local politicians to bring Titan to the area.

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Early morning woods fire near Echo Farms Golf Course
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 04/06/2010 - 8:15am.

WILMINGTON - Several Wilmington Fire Department units battled a woods fire this morning near the intersection of Echo Farms Blvd. and Independence.

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