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1 min ago | Christian Science Monitor
Warming ocean waters could be a boon to invasive marine species, such as the dazzling but rapacious lionfish, new research suggests. As ocean temperatures rise, the range of many tropical fish could expand into more temperate waters, suggests research published in the September issue of Marine Ecology Progress Series.
1 hr ago | WECT-TV Wilmington
Water is usually a good component to battle a blazing fire, but for Carolina Beach firefighters, it can be a difficult obstacle to overcome; a reason why the fire department wants to purchase a rescue boat. Currently CBFD already has two rescue boats at their disposal to handle rescues and fires offshore; one that serves all of New Hanover County and a patrol boat from the police department.
5 hrs ago | USA Today
Wilmington, N.C. - Sleepy Hollow is alive and well in and around this town, where Fox's historical fantasy drama is well into production for Season 2, which returns Monday . Last week, Tom Mison as In 'Sleepy Hollow,' you may believe the unbelievable Wilmington, N.C. - Sleepy Hollow is alive and well in and around this town, where Fox's historical fantasy drama is well into production for Season 2, which returns Monday .
9 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stopped in Wilmington this morning to campaign for North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis in his race for the US Senate against incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan. Dozens of protesters filled the street outside of the Dixie Grill downtown to voice their frustration over major changes to incentives for North Carolina's film industry.
11 hrs ago | StarNewsOnline.com
Rx , 421 Castle St. in downtown Wilmington, has the next event in the Meet Your Local Farmer Dinner series at 5 p.m. Sunday. This five-course supper spotlights the individual farmers who grow the local food you enjoy.
14 hrs ago | StarNewsOnline.com
The Wilmington City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall at 102 N. Third St. in Wilmington. A presentation from Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous in response to a request from Councilman Earl Sheridan.
According to organizers, the March to the Polls rally was part of an effort to register voters to change decisions made in Raleigh. "For me, it's women's rights," said one resident.
Enjoy the three regions of our state as chefs, musicians and performers present the flavors of the mountains, Piedmont and coast during The Flavor of NC , held 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday at St. James Parish , 25 S. Third St. in downtown Wilmington. The evening of dining, drinks, entertainment and a silent auction will benefit Good Shepherd Center , which strives to help our hungry and homeless neighbors.
Hundreds gathered on the steps of the Federal Building in downtown Wilmington Monday afternoon for the city's version of Moral Monday Hundreds gathered on the steps of the Federal Building in downtown Wilmington Monday afternoon for the city's version of Moral Monday. According to the most recent data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and compiled by 24/7 Wall St., there were 4,743 pedestrians killed in 2012.
Four local residents are biking Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington roads to train for distance bicycle challenges in a fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. As part of the JDRF Ride to Cure, participants raise a minimum of $2,000 and compete in a national bike challenge.
New Hanover County authorities have announced the arrest of Larry Karl Gonzales in connection to the 2009 murder of Corey Vann. Gonzales was indicted by a New Hanover County Grand Jury on 1st degree murder charges, said District Attorney Ben David during a press conference Monday.
Several Wilmington homes with adults and young children inside were shot at overnight, and police are still searching for suspects. The first shooting was just after midnight in the 900 block of S. 8th Street.
WILMINGTON, North Carolina After setting a career-high with 34 digs versus Campbell and averaging 5.73 digs per set for the week, UNCW's Morgan Owney was named Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player-of-the-Week on Monday. Owney helped the Seahawks to a 3-1 week with wins over Campbell, Davidson and High Point as UNCW has bolted out to a 9-2 record to start the season.
Losing a push-up contest in front of crowd is one thing, but losing as a JROTC cadet to an opponent much smaller, younger and wearing sandals has got to be tough to deal with. As a part of the "Stand at Attention" fundraiser at Independence Mall in Wilmington, young cadets went up against onlookers in fitness challenges including planks, push-ups, sit-ups, etc.
John "Jack" Dillon Britt Jr., 83, of Waynesville, died Sunday, Sept.14, 2014, at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospital. A native of Wilmington, he was the son of the late John Dillon Britt Sr. and Myrtle Costin Britt.
The apocalypse comes home Tuesday when the first season of Fox's locally filmed "Sleepy Hollow" hits Blu-ray and DVD. The release comes exactly one year after the show premiered on Fox last fall.
The student started wearing women's clothing at the beginning of the school year to reflect who she said she is inside.
The Moral Monday movement continues its massive efforts to register voters across North Carolina, and throughout the south. Today, the focus is on Wilmington, North Carolina and if you can't be there you can watch the event on livestream , at 5:30 PM, EST.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:44 pm
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