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Thursday, October 28, 2021


UNCW investigating five alleged sex offenses on campus

UNCW police are investigating five separate sex offenses reported within the past month.

2021 Cape Fear Heat Walk steps off from anywhere Saturday

The Cape Fear Heart Walk is Saturday at Veterans Hall on the Campus of UNCW, but this year you can walk anywhere you want!

Cape Fear Region schools recognized nationally for environmental and sustainability efforts

Three schools in the Cape Fear Region have been named 2021 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools for their efforts to reduce their environmental impacts, teach students how to live sustainably, and be good stewards of the environment.

UNC system announces committee for UNCW chancellor search

On Wednesday, UNC System President Peter Hans and UNCW Board of Trustees Chair Gidget Kidd announced the formation of an 18-member chancellor search committee.

UNCW allows more in-person campus events; keeps weekly COVID testing for unvaccinated

As COVID-19 metrics improve around campus, the University of North Carolina Wilmington has eased some restrictions for in-person campus events.

UNCW to offer in-person ceremonies for December commencement

The University of North Carolina Wilmington says in-person ceremonies will be held for summer and fall graduates in December.

Town of St. James partners with UNCW for endowment

The Town of St. James has given $25,000 to UNC Wilmington to establish the Town of St. James’ Living Shoreline Student Support Fund Endowment. 

UNCW strings along new interactive art project

If you are looking for a fun project this week, UNCW's got you covered with its interactive Unity Wheel.

UNCW student left brain dead from COVID complications, mom says

Tyler Gilreath, 20, thought that if he got COVID-19, he could beat it. But his mom said Monday that the young University of North Carolina Wilmington student was brain dead from complications of the virus, soon to be taken off life support.

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US companies announce plans for gene-edited strawberries

An Idaho company that successfully brought genetically modified potatoes to the market announced an agreement Thursday to help a California-based plant breeding company grow strawberries they say will stay fresh longer and have a longer growing season.

Moores Creek National Battlefield to host nighttime candlelight tour

For the first time in four years, Moores Creek National Battlefield will host a candlelight tour in November that will offer visitors a chance to step back in time to learn about life during the American Revolution in 1776. 

Cooper still hopeful on budget deal with NC Republicans

Entering a second month of active negotiations with lawmakers, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that he was still hopeful they could hammer out a state government budget that he can sign into law.

Former North Carolina sheriff indicted on additional charges

A former North Carolina sheriff who was previously accused of threatening to kill a deputy has been indicted on charges of falsifying law enforcement training records, court records showed Wednesday.