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“Secretary Zinke has repeatedly said that local voices matter, and if that's true, we hope this visit is an indication that the Trump administration is listening to the widespread opposition to offshore drilling in North Carolina and along the entire East Coast,” said Randy Sturgill of Southport, a campaign ...
SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — The wakes from boats cruising along the Intracoastal Waterway in Southport are a major issue, many boaters say. “People coming in here to fuel boats, they're tying up, coming in to dock. You know, it's dangerous in the fact that if you're getting waked and you're getting ...

SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — A new hotel is on its way in Southport and is sure to help accommodate some tourists coming to the area later this year. It's called The River Hotel of Southport on Moore Street towards the ferry landing. - Advertisement -. It's a three building complex and will feature water views ...
Brian Watts, Brunswick County's emergency services director, said flooding is a major issue on N.C. 133 and “hopefully DOT can fix it.” “With the least little bit of rain, we're losing Hwy. 133,” Watts said. “And that is not only for the people in Southport trying to get to Wilmington, but it's a major thoroughfare.
"Hubert is just an amazing personality," said Dave Monahan, a filmmaker and associate professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, who's been shooting ... The son of an industrious family, Graham worked 20 years for the old Carolina Power & Light, then hooked up with Southport Boat Works.
SOUTHPORT -- A new legislative report out of Raleigh says the N.C. Department of Transportation could cut off-season ferry runs and raise ticket prices, including on the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry, to help raise revenue and lower expenses without harming year-round businesses and residents. The report ...

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Businesses like the Southport Marina, as well as the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office and Brunswick County commissioners, want a No Wake Zone established along a portion of the Intracoastal Waterway in Southport. According to documents from the US Army ...
Roy Cooper threatened legal action against the Trump administration unless North Carolina is removed from the draft five-year plan for oil and gas drilling leases. In an announcement at Wrightsville Beach, ... Southport alderman Karen Mosteller also attended. More than 140 coastal communities have ...
If you travel to the coastal regions of North Carolina, including Wilmington, Southport and the Outer Banks, you'll find these cities have served as locations for the film adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novels. Though Sparks' books-turned-films such as “The Lucky One,” “The Notebook” and “Nights in ...
The Southport Planning Board gave a developer the green light to move forward with plans for a Wendy's fast-food restaurant. The move came after hearing a report from the board's review committee during the regular board meeting Thursday, January 18. City planner Thomas Lloyd presented the findings ...
26, at Trinity United Methodist Church, Southport, with a reception following. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to either the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422; St. James Fire Department, 3628 St. James Drive SE, Southport, NC ...
A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport, N.C. with a reception following. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to either the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC ...
14 event will be a Memorial March to begin at 3 p.m. at the front entrance of the City of Southport Fire Station, 1011 N. Howe St. Following the one-half mile ... He has taught at North Carolina Central University, North Carolina A&T State University, and Florida A&M University before joining UNCW's history ...
The river hotel is going up on the former Bald Head Island ferry landing site and may be ready to open by summer. (Photo: Contributed). SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — A new hotel is starting to rise on the waterfront in Southport. The River Hotel is going up on the former Bald Head Island ferry landing site ...
SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Road conditions were expected to worsen Friday as the snow that started blanketing the region late Wednesday melted, then ... While up to 4 inches fell in Leland, Sandy Creek, Ogden and Castle Hayne, as little as an inch or less fell in parts of Carolina Beach and Southport, ...
Drew said a neighbor reported seeing the elderly female occupant in the doorway of the home, and she was later found there deceased. She lived alone, he said. Her name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Reporter F.T. Norton can be reached ...
No one was injured in two separate fires in Holden Beach and Southport reported after the start of the new year. The cause of the fire that destroyed one house and damaged at least one other house about 2:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Charlotte Streetin Holden Beach remains under investigation, Fire ...

On December 30th, scores of Southport residents descended on the N.C. Maritime Museum to honor Strickland's greatest legacy – her founding of the museum in 1992. On her last day as ... By that time, the state was involved and the museum had become one of North Carolina's three maritime museums.
Fire crews from Oak Island and Southport battled a fire that broke out early this morning at Joseph's Italian Bistro and Chop House. By. WWAY News. -. January 1, 2018 10:10 AM. 0 · Share on Facebook · Tweet on Twitter. (Photo: MGN Online). BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Fire crews from Oak Island and ...
Firefighters battled a blaze at a Southport restaurant just after the New Year began Monday. (Source: WECT). SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) -. Firefighters battled a fire at a Brunswick County restaurant just after the New Year began Monday.
SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — She is known as a fixture in Southport and now she is hanging up her keys. Mary Strickland, the woman who built the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport from the ground up is retiring. For 30 years, Strickland has lived and breathed the museum life. - Advertisement ...
She took the proposal to the museum's board, which ultimately decided it was a good idea. Mary and Wayne went to Raleigh with Redwine and Soles and pitched the idea. The bill passed. “We became the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport,” Mary said. “In 2000, we had a name and money.”.
SOUTHPORT -- The Southport Woman's Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 3 in Murrow Hall at Trinity United Methodist Church, 209 E Nash St. Light refreshments served at 1 p.m.. The club will be welcoming new members and presenting its plans and events for 2018. Visitors are encouraged to attend and ...
Police: 4 charged after children worked for little or no pay. Updated: 10 mins ago. FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have charged four people after former members of a religious group complained that a…
Nearly 100 people showed up to the Southport Board of Aldermen meeting Thursday night, many to express their concerns about the way the city is handling animal control. One woman who addressed the board, Francesca Slaughter, submitted a public records request for police reports related to animal ...
Currently, Southport does not have an animal shelter and utilizes the Brunswick County Animal Shelter, located at 429 Green Swamp Road (N.C. 211) at Supply. The State Port Pilot recently submitted a public records request for six months of animal control reports—May through November 17. Many of the ...
May was a graduate of Duke University, Phi Beta Kappa and held a Master's Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. May dedicated her life to helping others through a career as a public educator and a distinguished career in public service. May served on the Brunswick County Board of ...
Site work has begun on a new Lowes Foods-anchored shopping center in Southport at the intersection of N.C. 211 and Long Beach Road Extension, ... Along with a 50,000-square-foot Lowes Foods grocery store, Southport Crossing will feature 40,000-square-feet of leasable, in-line retail space, the news ...
Pamela Sexton, owner of Cattail Cottage in Southport, prepares for Small Business Saturday by setting up various displays around the store Monday. ... SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- By the time the Black Friday doorbusters have been picked clean this week, small businesses across the region will be gearing ...
The daughter of the late Nurney and Pearl Barham, she was born on a farm in Wilson County, North Carolina, on April 6, 1928. After the death of ... In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hankins Scholarship Fund, 403 West St. George Street, Southport, NC 28461. The family wishes ...
A vast 600-acre property near Southport looks like any other vacant land. It's empty, save for grass, brush, trees and signs warning people not to trespass. Yet millions have been invested in this property with unfulfilled plans and an uncertain future. The N.C. State Ports Authority has owned the property for ...
Dorothy Carr Johnston of Southport, North Carolina sadly passed away on Nov. 14, 2017, with her daughters by her side. Dorothy was born in Janesville, Wisconsin and was a long time resident of Chatham, New Jersey. She retired with her late husband Dennis in Southport in 2001. Dorothy was a ...
A surveillance camera behind a Southport home captured the moment a tanker ship ran aground Saturday afternoon, WTVD reported. The video posted to Facebook by The State Port Pilot shows the ship come to a sudden stop in shallow water and begin to spin around with its propellers still turning.
The video, captured by a backyard security camera in Southport, NC, shows a tanker moving past a backyard swing set and pier before hitting land. It doesn't stop there, however. The engines continue to drive the ship forward and the tankers starts to spin completely around, sending someone in a small ...
A two-and-a-half-minute video that shows a ship running aground in North Carolina's Cape Fear River has become one of the hottest regional posts on Facebook, with 65,000 views since Sunday. It was posted by the coastal news site, The State Port Pilot, which credits the video to someone's backyard ...
It happened in the intracoastal waterway near River Drive. According to the Coast Guard, the call came in around 1:45 p.m.. The captain of the tanker said there was an issue with the propulsion which caused the tanker to run aground. Coast Guard officials said Monday morning that the ship has been ...
Senate Rules Committee Chairman Bill Rabon, a Southport Republican, ... The people of North Carolina should have a meaningful role in the ...
BOLIVIA, NC (Press Release) — Dozens turned out Tuesday to ... Taylor and Dawn Britt; and the Fort Johnston-Southport Museum & Visitor's Center ... and groups in North Carolina that make a significant contribution to their ...
SOUTHPORT -- Brunswick County Commissioner Pat Sykes will announce Thursday her intention to challenge N.C. Rep. Frank Iler ...
SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — The Southport Police Department is searching for a missing man who was in town working on a home.
Two Brunswick County school buses were involved in a crash on Oct. 27, 2017, sending 28 kids on board to the hospital. (Photo: Mitchell ...
Another part of North Carolina is reporting the sound of a mysterious ... a “loud boom” on Wednesday between Southport and Oak Island, ...
People in and around Southport and Oak Island heard and felt a boom ... Some people who commented on a post on the Southport NC Traffic ...
More than 500 cities and towns across North Carolina have started receiving ... known as Powell Bill funds, from the N.C. Department of Transportation. ... Southport's funding ($113,783) is based on a population of 3,428 and ...
SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — Southport Police are looking for the people responsible for stealing two large coolers during the King Mackerel ...
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol Unit received a donation from the Southport Yacht ...
In addition to hosting Fire Prevention Week activities throughout next week, fire chief Charles Drew said the department also wants to ensure ...
SOUTHPORT -- Work is now underway on a $33,000 city project to ease flooding on Southport's Bay Street, said City Manager Bruce Oakley.
A woman in the N.C. coastal city of Southport had a frightening ... A resident on N. Hampton Drive in Southport had an unwelcome guest this ...
The N.C. Ferry System's Southport-Fort Fisher route will be suspending service from Thursday, October 5 through Monday, October 9, in order ...


 

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