Politics

Tom Bridgers files
Filing period opens for municipal elections
Filing period is officially underway as hopefuls across the area declare their intentions to run for public office. Mon, 07/06/2015 - 12:56pm
election
Candidate filing starts for municipal elections
We already know more than a dozen candidates who will run for President of the United States next year. Today we start finding out who wants to lead our cities and towns. Mon, 07/06/2015 - 8:10am
Shark
Oak Island Mayor speaks out against McCrory shark advice
Mayor Betty Wallace is speaking out about a statement from the Gov. Pat McCrory on shark attacks. Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:55pm
naturalization ceremony
128 new U.S. citizens celebrate in Southport
Fourth of July weekend 128 people from all over the world became American citizens. Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:55pm
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NC lawmakers go home for 1-week break despite criticism
The North Carolina General Assembly has gone home for a weeklong break even as the House and Senate face a chasm between their proposals on the already overdue state budget. Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:28pm
Mayor Bill Saffo (Photo courtesy: City of Wilmington)
Wilmington mayor to seek re-election
Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo plans to file for re-election Monday, according to a flier being circulated by Louise McColl, who has managed past mayoral campaigns for Saffo. Thu, 07/02/2015 - 2:04pm
The Confederate flag-topped Dodge Charger "General Lee" remains an icon of the TV show "Dukes of Hazzard." (Photo: Joe Ross/MGN)
TV Land pulls ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ reruns from its schedule
TV Land has dumped "The Dukes of Hazzard." Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:23pm
UberCar
Rules on app-based car services in NC brokered in Senate
An agreement setting minimum standards for smartphone-based car services operating in North Carolina has been brokered between the emerging industry and state senators. Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:17pm