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After months of work, repairs still needed at downtown Wilmington’s River Place

In recent months, the luxury apartments and condos at River Place, a long-awaited $80 million development on Wilmington's riverfront, have turned into temporary construction sites as workers wearing safety vests and hard hats have repaired building-wide defects.

Commercial hub, housing proposed for developing part of New Hanover County

As work continues on the Military Cutoff Road extension, a developer is looking to capitalize on the area's growth by bringing in businesses and housing.

6 summer events in the Wilmington area you can’t miss this year

Well, it's official. Summer 2021 dropped late Sunday night, and what by all predictions will be an epic, event- and energy-filled summer in the Wilmington area

Bill for ‘increasing housing opportunities’ sees criticism from some Wilmington-area towns

A bill that would impact zoning regulations for single-family home districts by allowing middle housing opportunities such as townhouses has stalled after facing criticism from town leaders throughout North Carolina.

‘Same rules of the road’ apply to golf carts, Wilmington public safety officials say

Wilmington-area safety officials remind locals that under North Carolina driving laws "rules of the road" apply to golf carts like they would to any other motor vehicle.

New Hanover baseball coach Richard Foy announces retirement after 13 seasons

Arguably the most successful baseball coach in New Hanover High School history is stepping away. 

Wilmington’s Riverfront Park Amphitheater announces 4 new big name concerts

Wilmington's Riverfront Park Amphitheater dropped four new concert announcements Monday morning, including a September show by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Santana.

Support local artisans at Burgwin-Wright House’s summer craft market

The market will featured over 25 local artists, handmade crafts, and much more. Vendors will be scattered throughout the two acres of gardens.

Wilmington Symphony Orchestra to celebrate five decades of classical music in the Port City

For 50 years, Wilmington has enjoyed the benefits of such a civic institution, seeing it grow from 33 volunteer musicians to a 70-member semi-professional orchestra capable of playing masterpieces by everyone from J.S. Bach to composers living today. 

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

It's the second year in a row it is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.