Group looks to strengthen standards for demolishing Wilmington’s historic buildings

The future of historic Wilmington was the topic of discussion at a downtown meeting Tuesday night. The Historic Wilmington Foundation and Wilmington Downtown, Inc. asked for the public's ideas and support.

Public forum held on redistricting for Holly Shelter Middle School

New Hanover County will have a new middle school next year. The opening of Holly Shelter Middle School requires moving students around. Three public forums are scheduled to discuss the issues involved.

Positive input for Carolina Beach pier consideration

The Town of Carolina Beach held a public hearing Tuesday night to consider the purchase of several pieces of property to build a pier for the North Carolina Aquarium. The price tag is more than $4 million for more than two acres of land.

Belville candidates discuss drainage issues and tax increases

Belville voters had the chance to meet the candidates Tuesday night. Residents heard from the hopefuls for mayoral and commission.

Church doors always open for immigrants

videoThe local Hispanic community has nearly doubled in the past ten years. As immigrants find their niche in the States, they're encouraged to find a way to hang onto old traditions while building new ones.

Fellow senator speaks out about RC Soles

videoSince August, the SBI has been investigating State Senator RC Soles for a shooting that took place at his home and accusations of sexual misconduct. Tuesday, a fellow senator reacted to those investigations and looked ahead to the impact they could have when the Senate heads back to session in May.

Middle schoolers encouraged to start planning for the future today

videoPender County schools are making a focused effort to address the achievement gap between minority and non-minority students by encouraging all to plan for the future.

Riverfront Hilton guest evacuated Tuesday

A power outage at the Riverfront Hilton forced guests to evacuate Tuesday afternoon. Hilton management said a transformer shutdown causing a fan to fail and blow smoke into the building.

Empty Bowls event helps feed the hungry

The Southport-Oak Island Food Pantry and the Associated Artists of Southport are working together to help feed the hungry. Four artists and six others have spent the past year making more than 1,000 clay bowls.

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