Cars drive over a railroad crossing in Wilmington on August 3, 2015.
2 weeks ago
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Wilmington council to consider chipping in for $300,000 rail move study

Wilmington City Council next week will consider spending money to look into possibly moving a rail line out of the city.
Cars drive over a railroad crossing in Wilmington on August 3, 2015.
4 weeks ago
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Wilmington planners want to move rail lines

The train system in Wilmington runs right through the city's heart, and leaders say rail service is only going to increase in coming years.
train crash
2 months ago
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61-year-old man killed after being struck by CSX train

The Lexington County Coroner has identified a man who was killed after being struck by a train.
Road closures on 74/76
6 months ago
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Closures on US 74/76 next week

Parts of US 74/76 are going to close in Leland. Starting Monday, crews will intermittently close one lane in each direction on the US 74/76 on the bridge over CSX railroad.
Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash
6 months ago
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Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash

A huge truck with a state trooper escort was stuck in a railroad crossing with time enough to alert approaching trains, but there's no indication that Amtrak was warned before a passenger train crashed into the truck and injured 55 people.
Train car derails at Riegelwood paper plant
9 months ago
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Train car derails at Riegelwood paper plant

No one was hurt when a train car derailed this morning at a Columbus County paper plant.
Neighbors say unannounced railroad work a big headache
2 years ago
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Neighbors say unannounced railroad work a big headache

Maintenance work on Brunswick County railroad track is causing some big headaches for neighbors as they try to go about their daily routine. "Today it was like, 'What's going on here?'" said Ronn Pifer, who lives nearby.
City: Second Love Grove access won’t come quick or cheap
2 years ago
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City: Second Love Grove access won’t come quick or cheap

Wilmington leaders have been looking for a second way in and out of the Love Grove community for decades. A June train derailment that cut the neighborhood off proved the need again.
CSX designation could help Brunswick Co. lure long-wanted jobs
2 years ago
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CSX designation could help Brunswick Co. lure long-wanted jobs

Railroad giant CSX announced Brunswick County's Mid Atlantic Industrial Park on US 74/76 is now designated a CSX Select Site. Local leaders hope the move will eventually help bring a major manufacturer and jobs to the area.
CSX to make big announcement in Brunswick Co.
2 years ago
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CSX to make big announcement in Brunswick Co.

Railroad giant CSX is expected to make a big announcement tomorrow in Brunswick County, according to Brunswick County Economic Development Commission Executive Director Jim Bradshaw.