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Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 4:25pm.READ MORE:
A boat docked in the Cape Fear River sank last night...And is still there today. Crews spent hours this afternoon trying to salvage the boat named Sea Star. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Sun, 11/03/2013 - 4:54pm.READ MORE:
Ed pierce planned to light an old quarantine platform in the Cape Fear River near Southport this weekend, but his attorney says he needs to file the appropriate paperwork before installing the lights. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 5:03pm.READ MORE:
The Coast Guard says it cannot remove, mark or light an old quarantine platform in the Cape Fear River near Southport where a woman died in a boat accident last year. But the woman's husband says that won't keep him from doing something about it. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 5:04pm.READ MORE:
A pair of new bridges are on their way across the Cape Fear River. Construction of one of the final legs of the Wilmington Bypass will begin soon with twin spans over the river between New Hanover and Brunswick counties. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 12:29pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington Police cited a Camp Lejeune Marine last week for jumping into and swimming across the Cape Fear River. A police department spokeswoman says officers responded around 1:49 a.m. Friday to a call about someone jumping into the river in the 100 block of Water Street downtown. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/12/2013 - 3:39pm.READ MORE:
Environmental groups today filed a federal lawsuit against Duke Energy Progress. They want the power company to clean up its toxic coal ash pollution of Sutton Lake near Wilmington and coal ash pollution of groundwater at its Sutton Plant. Full story...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 9:48am.READ MORE:
In Wilmington's early years, its prosperity was directly tied to business coming in and out of port. Steamboats made it easier to get goods up and down the rivers of Eastern NC. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 4:26pm.READ MORE:
The Cape Fear River is both an environmental resource and an economic engine in our area. A meeting today continued the discussion about how best to protect and regulate the mouth of the river and the area around it. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 4:51pm.READ MORE:
Rep. Mike McIntyre has joined a Wilmington man's fight to get rid of an old concrete platform near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:23pm.READ MORE:
Ed and Barbara Pierce and two friends were sailing after dark when they hit a concrete platform, killing Barbara. Now, Ed has made it his mission to get the platform marked or destroyed. Full story...