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Saturday, June 19, 2021


Renew Crew has tips for fall temps

Cooler temperatures don't mean it's time to head indoors!  Renew Crew of Wilmington recommends cleaning and updating your outdoor spaces to enjoy them for many more months.

Coronavirus-wary Bavarians kick off toned-down Oktoberfest

The official Oktoberfest is cancelled, with no huge tents full of people or hundreds of stands selling food. Instead, 50 of the German city’s beer halls and other establishments are hosting their own, smaller parties conforming to coronavirus guidelines.

2020 NHRMC Founders’ Non-Gala has a lot to offer!

Auctions will be taking place through Thursday, Sept. 24, on Facebook. Items up for auction include a private dinner cruise for six on a 60-foot yacht and the opportunity to win a custom cake every month.

League of Women Voters of Lower Cape Fear offering candidate forums

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear is conducting a series of online candidate forums in September.

Grandson of Harding and lover wants president’s body exhumed

James Blaesing asked a court in May for the 29th president's disinterment as a way “to establish with scientific certainty” that they are related.

Retired sanitation worker still answers call for former customers

Ronald Ellis served two decades in Raleigh's sanitation department before retiring at the end of 2015 as a crew supervisor. Despite his retirement, whenever Mary had a concern, she reached back out to Ellis.

Teen reels in massive catfish on Lake Wylie while fishing with grandparents

13-year-old Landon Anthony was fishing with his grandparents a few weeks ago when he reeled in a 36-pound catfish.

‘Jeopardy!’ season 37 premiere date announced

Ken Jennings, a 74-time champion and recently crowned "Jeopardy!" GOAT (Greatest Of All Time), will join the production this season as a consulting producer

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ okayed to quit zoo for new life

Dubbed the ‘world’s loneliest elephant’, Kaavan has languished at a zoo in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad for more than 35 years.

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Accident on N. Kerr Avenue near New Centre Drive

Wilmington police officers are currently closing off southbound traffic between those two intersections as crews work at the scene.

Arrest made after video shows dog beaten with object in Conway area

A video shows what appears to be someone tying up a dog and beating it with an object. The dog is hit multiple times and can be seen jumping repeatedly to avoid being hit.

US Catholic bishops OK steps toward possible rebuke of Biden

The 168-55 vote was announced near the end of a three-day meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that was held virtually.

Judge rules for Florida on CDC order blocking cruise ships

U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday wrote in a 124-page decision Friday that Florida would be harmed if the CDC order effectively blocking most cruises were to continue.