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Monday, October 25, 2021


NCDOT launches 2022 Aviation Art Contest

The NC Department of Transportation is inviting children and teenagers to submit art pieces for the 2022 Aviation Art Contest. The theme is 'Design Your Perfect Aircraft.'

Long-time Chadbourn family business concerned by roundabout proposal

One long-time local business in Columbus County may be in jeopardy if the plans to build a roundabout at a busy intersection come to fruition.

Columbus County roundabout proposed by NCDOT

State transportation officials are proposing to construct a roundabout in western Columbus County to improve safety and traffic flow.

Bridge named after former Brunswick County commissioner William M. Sue

Today former Brunswick County Commissioner Bill sue was honored, with a bridge over interstate 140 on U.S. 74/76 in Brunswick County now bearing his name.

Portion of Sanders Rd. near Bellamy Elementary to close for sinkhole repairs

A section of a Wilmington road will be closed for a few weeks while NC Department of Transportation crews repair a sinkhole.

Bridge dedication for former Brunswick County commissioner being held Friday

The Interstate 140 bridge over U.S. 74/76 in Brunswick County will now bear the name “William M. Sue Bridge.” 

On-demand ridesharing public transit option starts operation in Wilmington area

RideMICRO is a new public transportation service provided by Wave Transit in partnership with Brunswick and Pender County transit agencies.

Interstate 95 widening project hopes to avoid flooding

The N.C. Department of Transportation has signed a $432 million contract this month to rebuild eight miles of Interstate 95 through one county with an eye on eliminating a recurring flooding problem.

Brunswick County bridge maintenance requires temporary closure

A bridge on Daws Creek Road in Brunswick County is scheduled to be closed next week while N.C. Department of Transportation crews perform maintenance.

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Texas drag race driver slams into spectators, killing 2 kids

A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.

Brunswick County paramedic dies after motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.

HAPPENING TODAY: Women’s health event in Wilmington offering breast cancer screenings

New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health are hosting a Women's Health and Wellness event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11

Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer moves toward expanding shots to children.