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Gov. McCrory unveils transportation plan & impacts for coastal towns
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:40pm.

videoNorth Carolina's first transportation funding plan using new standards has been unveiled, and Governor Pat McCrory says the plan has major impacts for the coastal towns of the state.

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Halloween Happenings: Haunted Pub Crawl
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:01am.

videoTales of terror and creepy streets combine to make for a spooktacular Halloween weekend. Discover some of old Wilmington's most extraordinary and actively haunted pubs on a 2.5 hour adventure. Hoist a pint as you hear chilling, humorous and baffling tales of ghosts, unusual history, murder, mayhem and more.

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Faced with less federal money, leaders talk meal taxes
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:08pm.

videoAs federal funding for coastal communities declines, local leaders are working to figure out a way to make up for the lost money. One idea on the table - a meal tax on prepared foods and beverages.

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Wilmington riverfront voted best in US
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:30pm.

videoIt's official. Wilmington has the best riverfront in the United States. The downtown riverfront got the most votes in USA Today's 10Best Riverfronts in America poll.

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Carolina Beach Boardwalk extension project delayed again
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:30pm.

video The Carolina Beach Boardwalk extension project is at a halt -- again.

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New hotel to be built at Biltmore in Asheville
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:26pm.

Biltmore is building a second hotel at Biltmore Estate that's expected to create about 230 jobs. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported construction is expected to begin by mid-October. The Village Hotel will have 209 guestrooms and is expected to open in November 2015.

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How 'hipster' is Wilmington?
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:43pm.

video Is Wilmington the next hipster city? Some folks in Austin, TX, think so. We went on a hunt to figure out what hipster is in Wilmington.

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Experts see improved outlook for fall leaves in NC
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 09/23/2014 - 9:39pm.

An expert on fall foliage who had earlier said leaf colors in the North Carolina mountains would be below average is changing her forecast The Asheville Citizen-Times reports Western Carolina University resident leaf color expert Kathy Matthews says relatively dry conditions over the last month, along with cooling temperatures, have improved the outlook.

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Wrightsville Beach makes National Geographic list
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:26pm.

videoIf you're looking for one of the best surf towns to visit, look no further! National Geographic ranked Wrightsville Beach as one of the 'World's 20 Best Surf Towns'.

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Pisgah Inn operator gets 10-year contract
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 6:09pm.

The operator of Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway has been awarded a contract to operate for another 10 years. Bruce O'Connell told the Asheville Citizen-Times he plans to make improvements to the inn now that he has won the contract again.

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