Downtown bridge closure affecting July 4th traffic
If you are planning to come downtown to watch the fireworks, the work on the 3rd Street bridge could affect how you get in and out of the heavy traffic areas. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 12:05pm
All Brunswick Economic Development Board members resign
A meeting of the Economic Development Commission Board of Directors and the Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors in Brunswick County has been canceled today following the resignation of every member. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:44am
Places to watch fireworks in the Cape Fear
Planning your holiday weekend and looking for a place to catch the fireworks? Here’s a day-to-day list of where they are lighting up the sky in the Cape Fear region. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:22am
Senate, McCrory OK state government funds until budget done
A stop-gap spending measure will keep North Carolina state government operating well into the new budget year starting Wednesday. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 10:36am
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Coast Guard cracking down on illegal ferries this holiday weekend
There’s only one way to get to Masonboro Island this July 4th weekend and that's by boat. If you plan on ferrying folks back and forth this weekend the Coast Guard is going to be looking out for you. 52 minutes ago
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Christie says he’s running in 2016 to ‘change the world’
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has launched a 2016 campaign for president. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:41am
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FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine packets
Federal health officials are considering new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine packets used with e-cigarettes and other next-generation tobacco products. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:19am
Decision expected on only wild population of red wolves
Federal officials plan to announce whether they will continue, change or end a program in North Carolina to maintain the only wild population of endangered red wolves. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:14am
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Pizza in a cone? D’accordo!
If you haven't heard about pizza in a cone, let alone tried it, then you probably haven't been to Italy, where people have been enjoying Kono Pizza for a decade. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 9:06am
After resisting for years, JetBlue adds checked bag fee
The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end. The airline proudly proclaimed itself a holdout on fees for years, allowing passengers to check one bag for free. Now it will charge up to $25 for checked luggage. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 8:28am