Hugh MacRae Park (Photo: Hannah Patrick/ WWAY)
1 month ago
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Residents on park bond: ‘It’s something we all like to enjoy’

Wilmington voters must soon decide if they want to use taxpayer money to pay for new parks and recreational facilities in the port city.
Black Lives Matter at City Council (Photo: Hannah Patrick/ WWAY)
1 month ago
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Wilmington Black Lives Matter group speaks out at city council

The Wilmington Black Lives Matter group spoke out at City Council Tuesday night.
Phase 1 of the Belville Riverwalk is set to be completed April 27, 2016 (Photo: Madison Morgan/WWAY).
5 months ago
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Riverwalk project to see 1st phase completed by the end of April

The Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville is well on its way to getting a makeover.
Brunswick County is hoping to add greenways and blueways to the county. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
6 months ago
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Brunswick County asks for public input on adding greenways and blueways

The Brunswick County Planning Board is holding two public input meetings to get feedback about a new project to create a network of greenways and blueways throughout the county.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Photo: National Parks Service)
6 months ago
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NC national park tops list for most visited site in 2015

As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial anniversary this year, new numbers show that more people visited America's national park sites in 2015 than ever before.
The Whiteville City Council is meeting tonight and one item on their agenda is the approval of a bid to improve Nolan Park.
1 year ago
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Whiteville leaders hope park improvements help improve residents’ health

The Whiteville City Council met Tuesday night. The Council voted to move forward with a bid to improve Nolan Park.
Check out the first ever Food Truck Frolic at Ogden Park
2 years ago
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Check out the first ever Food Truck Frolic at Ogden Park

The Food Truck Frolic is taking over Ogden Park Sunday, March 23. Local foodies will get the chance to bite into something delicious and give back to the New Hanover County Park System.
ACLU concerned about Wilmington plan to ban gangs from parks
3 years ago
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ACLU concerned about Wilmington plan to ban gangs from parks

The American Civil Liberties Union says it has "serious concerns" about a proposal Wilmington City Council is considering that would ban gang members from city parks. If adopted, Wilmington would be the first city in the state to enact such a law.
City Council questions law to ban gangs from parks
3 years ago
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City Council questions law to ban gangs from parks

Some Wilmington City Council members are questioning how successful an ordinance banning known gang members from parks will be. Their first concern: is it constitutional? The second: isn't it just moving gang members to other areas of the city?
US Forest Service closes park roads due to rains
3 years ago
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US Forest Service closes park roads due to rains

Heavy rain has forced the U.S. Forest Service to close several roads in the Nantahala and Pisgah national forests out of concern for the public's safety.