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Citizens to weigh in on $160 million school bond

Voters will get a chance to rule in on a $160 million school bond on the Nov. 2014 ballot despite opposition voiced by New...

UNCW Chancellor Gary L. Miller to Resign, Will Serve as Chancellor of University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Chancellor Gary L. Miller will resign, effective July 31, and has been named the Chancellor-elect of University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (http://www.uwgb.edu/), the university announced...

821-pound billfish boated during Cape Fear saltwater tournament

Two blue marlin were boated this weekend during the Wrightsville Beach leg of the North Carolina Governor’s Cup Saltwater Fishing Tournament series. The behemoth...

Nourish NC to pack 400 meals for out-of-schoolers

When the area's schoolchildren end the academic year on Friday, June 13 some may go hungry. Nourish NC, a local 501 (c) 3 nonprofit...

End in sight for renourishment project

After a late start and unexpected setbacks delayed Wrightsville Beach’s coastal storm damage reduction project, officials say the end is finally near: the E.W....

Tourism development authority receives new budget

The New Hanover County Tourism Development Authority Board of Directors unanimously approved the proposed 2014-2015 fiscal year budget during a May 28 meeting. The budget...

More sand hosts Memorial Day crowds 

With the largest crowds on Wrightsville Beach so far during the 2014 season, calm ocean conditions and an extended beach strand provided for few...

Gov memorializes day at warship 

As the sunlight waned on Memorial Day 2014, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory visited the U.S.S. North Carolina for the battleship’s 49th Annual Memorial Day...

Roy Cooper ready for change in N.C.

Attorney General Roy Cooper plans to be part of the solution to problems North Carolina faces, from the environment to education to the dynamic...

Lifeguards challenged for holiday weekend

For their final test before the start of the hectic summer tourist season, the lifeguards of Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue completed a grueling 3-hour...

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