Castle Street
Council wants more feedback on Castle Street Peddler Flea Market
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:28pm.

video Some local businesses say the City of Wilmington cost them some valuable foot traffic after shutting down the Peddler Flea Market on Castle Street. The city shut the market down last month when it realized the market violated city ordinance. Now neighboring businesses are worried about their losing their own profits.

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Woman in critical condition after car runs red light
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:51am.

A Hickory woman is in critical condition after Wilmington Police say she was hit by a car downtown Tuesday morning. Investigators say just before 11 a.m. Lisa Dietz, 55, was crossing the street when a grey Volvo, traveling northbound, ran a red light at Third and Castle Streets.

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Locals celebrate National Record Store Day
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 04/19/2014 - 5:53pm.

videoIn a world of digital downloading, vinyls have been given new life by a thriving subculture. Audiophiles flocked to Castle street for Gravity Records' biggest day of the year.

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EXTRAORDINARY PERSON: The King of Castle Street
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 7:42pm.

video The week's Extraordinary Person of the Week is the King of Castle.

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Castle Street planning block party Saturday
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:51pm.

Castle Street has seen a rebirth after the efforts of Michael Moore and Charles Adams, two downtown antique store owners, moved their shops to the street in 2004. Followed by many others, the street developed into the Castle Street Arts & Antique District.

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Gas leak causes Wilmington residents to evacuate
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 02/15/2013 - 12:06pm.

Wilmington fire crews have evacuated several residents, and closed down the 500 Block of S. 7th St., after workers hit a gas line.

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ONLY ON 3: MLK Parade move creates split along Castle Street
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 5:15pm.

videoThere's been a lot of debate about the new route this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Parade took through Wilmington last week. You've probably heard about issues downtown businesses had with the move to Front Street, but there are also complaints from the parade's old route.

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Swappers trade homemade items
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sun, 07/29/2012 - 4:53pm.

videoIt's a phenomenon that's taking the country by storm and now it's in the Port City. If you have any home-grown, homemade, or home-brewed items laying around the house you could turn them into something useful at the Port City swap meet.

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WPD makes cocaine & heroin bust on Castle Street
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 1:44pm.

In recent weeks, WPD has received numerous complaints that the occupants of 1216 Castle Street were selling narcotics. Detectives executed a search warrant there Thursday night at the residence of David Benjamin Alston.

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