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NC lifts modified stay at home order
NC lifts modified stay at home order
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 25, 2021

In response to increased state-wide vaccination efforts, North Carolina governor Roy Cooper announced this week that he would be loosening some...

A view of the Wilmington Riverfront.
City Council passes two ordinances for a more sustainable Wilmington
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • February 24, 2021

At a Feb. 16 meeting of the Wilmington City Council, councilmembers unanimously approved two ordinances brought forward by Sustainability Program...

Cucalorus
Cucalorus selected for $25K grant from National Endowment for the Arts
Amanda Leahey, Contributing Writer • February 24, 2021

After about a year and a half application process, Wilmington’s local nonprofit art organization Cucalorus was recently awarded a $25,000...

Current renovation plans for Bijou Park.
City of Wilmington approves Bijou Park renovations
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • February 13, 2021

At the Feb. 2 Wilmington City Council meeting, councilmembers unanimously passed an ordinance to begin renovations to Bijou Park. The .13 acre...

Filming at Screen Gems Studios.
Wilmington’s film industry keeps rolling despite added costs
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • February 7, 2021

WILMINGTON N.C.—Since the first film productions began in Wilmington in the early 1980s, the city has become an alluring backdrop for filmmakers...

The nurses prepare to administer the vaccine.
CHHS nursing school students and faculty help deliver vaccines in Wilmington
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 6, 2021

On Feb. 4, students and faculty from the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) nursing school helped deliver coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines...

North Carolina Board of Elections no longer recognizing Constitution Party and Green Party
North Carolina Board of Elections no longer recognizing Constitution Party and Green Party
Anthony Culler, Contributing Writer • February 2, 2021

According to the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE), the Constitution Party and Green Party are no longer recognized political parties...

Jeff Jackson at a rally.

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Jeff Jackson announces run for U.S. Senate
Nicolas Ziccardi, Staff Writer • January 31, 2021

On Jan. 26, Jeff Jackson, four-term North Carolina State Senator, announced he would be running for U.S. Senate to replace outgoing Senator Richard...

Several people are out to enjoy the Riverwalk.
Wilmington Riverwalk attracts national attention
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • January 30, 2021

WILMINGTON N.C. - The Wilmington Riverwalk has been a staple of the downtown area for the past 40 years. Offering a view of the Cape Fear...

Roy Cooper extends N.C. modified stay-at-home order
Roy Cooper extends N.C. modified stay-at-home order
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 29, 2021

Roy Cooper, North Carolina’s Governor, announced on Jan. 27 that he is extending the modified stay-at-home order that was set to expire...

NC officials respond to Trump insurrection
NC officials respond to Trump insurrection
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 19, 2021

It has been almost two weeks since the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol took place and since then many elected officials have come forward condemning...

The North Carolina State Capitol Building in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Dreamstime/TNS)
How NC Capitol is prepping for the presidential inauguration
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 18, 2021

With the nation’s capital preparing for the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20, increased security and safety measures have already been...

Front of UNCW
UNCW faculty and staff respond to insurrection at the Capitol
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 15, 2021

On Jan. 6, a violent mob descended upon and stormed the U.S. Capitol building in protest of Congress' confirmation of Joe Biden’s win of the...

NC updates vaccine plan
NC updates vaccine plan
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 14, 2021

Alongside new guidance and guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), North Carolina has updated its coronavirus (COVID-19)...

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announces a stay at home order for the entire state starting Monday at 5 p.m. to help slow the spread of coronavirus. Cooper made the announcement during a briefing Friday, March 27, 2020 at the State of North Carolina Emergency Operations Center in Raleigh.
NC extends modified stay at home order
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 7, 2021

In a briefing on Jan. 6, Roy Cooper, North Carolina’s Governor, announced that the state will extend its current modified stay at home order....

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