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Cinnaholic is located in the Mayfaire Town Center.

“The ultimate indulgence”: Cinnamon roll bakery Cinnaholic opens in Mayfaire

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer April 12, 2021
The bakery features decadent cinnamon rolls, as well as edible cookie dough, brownies and cookies. These delectable treats are served warm and delicious, and everything is 100% vegan.
A picture of foil reliefs created by students of GLOW Academy in the

“Just Us” resiliency program designed to promote Wilmington youth expression

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor April 9, 2021
“Just Us” is a pilot program designed to give youth a space and medium to feel safe and to build resiliency in the face of trauma or injustice. Kimberley Cheatham—the outreach coordinator for UNC-Wilmington’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion—formulated the program in response to the Black Lives Matter movement.  
A Nissan Leaf electric car is charged at the City of Palo Alto EV charging station in the public garage in Palo Alto, California.

Electric vehicle charging stations coming to Market Street parking deck

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2021
The charging stations will be located on the ground floor Market Street parking deck in the heart of downtown and will be available for free use at the time of installation.
Growing a green thumb: Get started on spring gardening with Wilmington's best garden centers and nurseries

Growing a green thumb: Get started on spring gardening with Wilmington’s best garden centers and nurseries

Hannah McDonnell, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Springtime is officially here and for some that means that it is time to gardening again. For those of us that love plants but have limited gardening skills, now is the perfect time to try your hand at...

The battleship at sunset.

Shooting at Wilmington house party leaves 3 dead, 4 injured

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2021

On April 3, gunfire broke out at a Wilmington house party just after midnight Saturday morning with 3 dead and 4 injured in the aftermath. The shooting took place around Kidder and 7th street, just a few...

A view of the Wilmington riverwalk.

Wilmington’s path to funding small businesses and preventing more business closures

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer April 5, 2021

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, many small businesses have struggled to keep their doors open. Each day, businesses lost customers and money when people started staying inside to keep themselves...

Pelican and Sandpiper Hall.

Construction efforts around UNCW ramp up as spring semester draws to a close

Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2021
The development plans to bring a large amount of new residential space to the area, with 250 apartment units, 40 townhome units and 120 single-family homes. The commercial space will be made up of a 10,000 square foot shopping center, office space, restaurants and a hotel.
A view of the Wilmington riverwalk.

Where to get vaccinated in Wilmington

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor March 30, 2021

So far, over 4.1 million doses of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines have been administered to North Carolinians and in New Hanover County, over 57,000 have been fully vaccinated. As more and more North Carolina...

The popularity of semiautomatic rifles increases the risk that mass shootings result in multiple deaths. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

OPINION: Surging gun violence is symbolic of pandemic’s toll on struggling communities

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

Imagine having to constantly stay home, limit time spent in crowds and worry that today could be your last day alive. For many Americans, these challenges are only ingrained in their lives due to the...

Artwork on Second Street in Wilmington.

Wilmington and the arts: One business owner’s fight to keep murals in Wilmington

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer March 23, 2021

  For the most part, Wilmington murals are diminished onto basement walls, brick buildings and stairwells where passersby walk past without seeing their beauty and message.   The few...

The Reel Teal Film Festival announces winners for the 16th annual festival

The Reel Teal Film Festival announces winners for the 16th annual festival

Caroline Straubel, Contributing Writer March 16, 2021

The 2021 Reel Teal Film Festival announced the winners for the 16th annual festival on March 15, 2021. The winners were selected from 37 film finalists, and selected by UNCW student judges. The winners...

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...

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