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    ​​COVID cluster or electrical fire?

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    Biden Campaign sits down with student journalists to discuss abortion rights

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    UNCW invests in new expansion to Randall Library

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    Community, isolation and politics: The mental health of queer students at UNCW

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    Dredging on Wrightsville Beach coming to a close

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    The New Hanover County candidates on your general election ballot

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    Fire at Green Village Apartments displaces residents and students

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    Ann Marie Pierce: Wilmington local who took her love of running all the way to the Olympic Trials

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    Wilmington locals outraged at Cape Fear Memorial Bridge toll meeting

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    Ground Penetrating Radar used at Maides Cemetery to locate unmarked graves

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Cooper eases North Carolina’s COVID-19 restrictions

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 25, 2021
This announcement comes as North Carolina continues to see a decrease in the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, hospitalizations and deaths, as more people get vaccinated.
A Summer Flounder caught on Long Islands Great South Bay.

UNCW professor plays hand in a controversial plan to manage southern flounder population

Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer March 11, 2021

The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) convened on March 3 to go over amendments for the Southern Flounder Fisheries Management plan.  Several of the decisions made at the conference...

Alisa Newber (left) and a Food Pantry volunteer (right).

511 House provides space for human trafficking victims

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 8, 2021

According to the North Carolina Department of Administration (NC DOA), human trafficking is one the fastest growing crimes in the United States. In 2019, North Carolina ranked 11 in the nation for the...

With nearly eight miles of beach, Keewaydin Island is a remote hideaway only accessible by boat. The barrier island lies between Marco Island and Naples Fla.

UNCW faculty conduct barrier island research on Masonboro Island

Serah Culler, Contributing Writer March 6, 2021

A new research project is being conducted on Masonboro Island that could teach us how to predict the effects of both storms and calm periods on the habitats and ecosystems of the island. Joseph Long,...

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 of the state's current coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.  Executive...

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 Manager David Ingram.  The larger item on the agenda...


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 grant for their annual Cucalorus Film Festival from...

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 park is located at 209 N. Front St. in the heart of downtown...

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 across the country. As film and TV projects increasingly...

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 to locals in Wilmington. Since Wilmington has begun...

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 3, 2021

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

Jeff Jackson at a rally.

Photo provided by Jeff Jacksons official press team

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 Burr after he announced that he would not seek re-election....

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