Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

The coronavirus outbreak moved the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest from the Coney Island boardwalk to an undisclosed indoor location but the results were familiar.

Viral video captures bird of prey carrying huge shark-like fish at Myrtle Beach

Beachgoers in South Carolina experienced "Sharknado" in real life this week when a massive bird was caught on video flying through the air, carrying what many believed to be a shark in its talons. 

Pandemic takes a bite, Chuck E Cheese files for bankruptcy

Chuck E Cheese, the restaurant chain that became a Mecca for children and a crucible for many of their parents, is filing for bankruptcy protection.

Vote today: Southport nominated for Best Coastal Small Town by ‘USA Today’

Southport, NC is one of 20 towns in the finals to be named to the 'USA Today' 10 Best Coastal Small Towns in America.  It is part of the paper's Readers' Choice Awards for 2020.

Southport 4th of July Festival to be virtual this year

The North Carolina 4th of July Festival in Southport was cancelled earlier this year because of the Coronavirus.  Instead of having no festivities, however, the 2020 Festival Committee is sponsoring a series of Facebook events instead.

Island Men, Island Women collecting donations for Federal Point Help Center

This week the Island Men and Island Women groups at Pleasure Island are taking donations to help people out of work and in need following the Covid-19 quarantine.

With recovery of last case, New Zealand has eradicated virus

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she's confident New Zealand has halted the spread of the coronavirus after the last known infected person in the country recovered.

Tinted Turtle Trot goes virtual this year

The 5th Annual Tinted Turtle Trot is still happening this year, but with a few changes!

NourishNC and City Club of Wilmington join forces

For the remainder of 2020, The City Club of Wilmington is reducing its new member initiation fee to $500.  All of that money will be donated to NourishNC.

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