A DOT spokesman said no one was hurt when a steel beam dropped into the marsh at the Causeway Project site. (Photo courtesy: NCDOT)
Pictures show scene after Causeway Project accident
Crews working on the Causeway Project had a mess to clean up last night along Highway 74/76 at the Brunswick River near Leland. 10 minutes ago
Downtown bridge closure affecting July 4th traffic
If you are planning to come downtown to watch the fireworks, the work on the 3rd Street bridge could affect how you get in and out of the heavy traffic areas. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 12:05pm
Brunswick County leaders create new economic department after board resigns
A meeting of the Economic Development Commission Board of Directors and the Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors in Brunswick County has been canceled today following the resignation of every member. At a county commission meeting, county leaders discussed what to do now. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:44am
Plenty of places to watch fireworks in the Cape Fear this week
Planning your Independence Day weekend and looking for a place to catch the fireworks? Here’s a day-to-day list of where they are lighting up the sky in the Cape Fear region. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:22am
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Senate, McCrory OK state government funds until budget done
A stop-gap spending measure will keep North Carolina state government operating well into the new budget year starting Wednesday. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 10:36am
Pope Francis (Photo: Aleteia Image Department/Flickr/MGN)
Pope to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants during US visit
Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States. He'll also preside over a meeting about religious liberty - a major topic for the U.S. Catholic Church in the wake of the Supreme Court's gay marriage decision. 38 minutes ago
US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry
A federal appeals court in New York says Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices in 2010. 57 minutes ago
Leland Police looking for golf course vandal
Leland Police are looking for a driver accused of causing thousands in damage at a Brunswick County golf course. 57 minutes ago
New Hanover High tight end has committed to play at the University of Georgia.
New Hanover tight end Garrett Walston commits to Georgia
New Hanover High tight end Garrett decided he would pass on the Tar Heels and the Wolfpack; instead, the rising senior is headed to Georgia to play college football. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:52pm
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Need beach access info? There’s a map for that
If you want to stay off of Masonboro Island this holiday weekend but still want to hit the beach, there’s a map for that. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:32pm
A record 1.2M North Carolinians traveling this weekend
A record 1.2 million North Carolinians are expected to travel more than 50 miles to celebrate the July 4th holiday. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 1:26pm
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Red wolf reintroductions halted while changes considered
Federal officials say they won't add any more red wolves to the wild while they consider changes to a program that reintroduced the once-extinct carnivore. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 1:20pm
Coast Guard cracking down on illegal ferries this holiday weekend
There’s only one way to get to Masonboro Island this July 4th weekend and that's by boat. If you plan on ferrying folks back and forth this weekend the Coast Guard is going to be looking out for you. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 12:34pm