Poplar Grove Plantation needs support to keep doors open
In Pender County the Poplar Grove Plantation needs support from the community to keep the property open to the public. Demonstrations, tours, and special events at the plantation help tell The Foy Family story from the 1700's. Thu, 04/30/2015 - 6:07pm
UNC-CH pharmacy school receives $100 million gift
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received $100 million for its pharmacy school, which is the largest individual gift in the school's history and among the top 10 donations to a college nationally in 2014. UNC announced the gift from Fred Eshelman on Wednesday. Eshelman graduated from UNC in 1972 and is the founder and former chief executive officer of Pharmaceutical Product Development. UNC-Chapel Hill's previous largest gift was $50 million. Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:50am
Fire takes a life, 12 dogs and leaves family homeless
An Elizabethtown family is grieving the loss of a mother and now in need of a home following a house fire. "She was my life," Shari Ross said. Ross is mourning the loss of her mother Patricia Clay and at the same time facing the idea of being homeless. Last Saturday morning around 2:30 Ross woke up to her brother yelling. Fri, 11/28/2014 - 11:58pm
Journey across the U.S. ends in local beach
2 men finished their 3900 mile journey across the country in Wrightsville Beach Saturday in hopes to spread awareness of global illiteracy. Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:45am
R.O.W Donation to “Kids Making It”
The President of Residents of Old Wilmington presented "Kids Making It" with a check to help fund their six-week summer program for middle school age children. Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:38am
Peppers donates $250k to UNC for scholarships
Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers has donated $250,000 to the University of North Carolina for scholarships. Tue, 08/21/2012 - 11:41am
Donations keep Charlotte Red Cross chapter alive
The Red Cross is known for helping people in trouble, and now Charlotte has backed the Red Cross in its time of need. Thu, 06/23/2011 - 2:31pm
Local florist donating rare piece of local history to Airlie Gardens
When Dana Cook bought and took over Julia’s Florist – and subsequently Rehder’s Florist – two years ago, she knew a box of Rehder relics existed in the shop’s attic. It remained untouched as she immersed herself in learning the ins and outs of her new Wilmington business. Wed, 05/18/2011 - 6:34pm