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Amateur boxing event returns to NC Azalea Festival this weekend

Boxing has been part of the Azalea Festival for 36 years. For the second year in a row the boxing event will be held at the Schwartz Center in downtown Wilmington.

Lack of organization and late start frustrates boxers at Azalea Festival Tournament

videoSunday's boxing event at the Azalea Festival in Wilmington started 86 minutes late. What appeared to be a lack of organization left a sour taste in the mouth of several parents, coaches and boxers.

AZALEA BOXING: Set for Saturday and Sunday at Schwartz Center, and it’s free

videoA venue change appears to be a good thing for amateur boxers at the Azalea Festival this weekend. The Schwartz Center right in the heart of downtown Wilmington will be the new location for the two day event.

Venue switch in store for the boxing event at Azalea Festival

videoBoxing has been part of the Azalea Festival for 35 years. Williston Middle School in Wilmington has served as the location for the Azalea Festival boxing tournament for most of those years, but that will not be the case this April when the Azalea Festival rolls around again. The new venue will be in the heart of downtown Wilmington.

Police: Boy missing from Durham may be in Southport

videoDurham Police are trying to find a missing 20-month-old boy, who they say could be in Brunswick County. Andrew Thompson Jr. is a black male weighing about 28 pounds.

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