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
Garrett Walston
New Hanover tight end commits to Georgia; Garrett Walston will be a Bulldog
New Hanover High tight end Garrett decided he would pass on the Tar Heels and the Wolfpack; instead, the rising senior is head to Georgia to play college football. 0 minutes ago
Need beach access info? There’s a map for that
If you want to stay off of Masonboro Island this holiday weekend but still want to hit the beach, there’s a map for that. 20 minutes ago
A record 1.2M North Carolinians traveling this weekend
A record 1.2 million North Carolinians are expected to travel more than 50 miles to celebrate the July 4th holiday. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 1:26pm
Red wolf reintroductions halted while changes considered
Federal officials say they won't add any more red wolves to the wild while they consider changes to a program that reintroduced the once-extinct carnivore. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 1:20pm
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. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 12:34pm
Chris Christie (Photo: Michael Vadon/MGN)
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