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Past articles by Noah:

Old Wilmington landfill could turn into office, small business development

The Wilmington City Council unanimously approved a proposal to rezone an old landfill for a future development project. → Read More

Pender County man alleges break-in, dead bodies in home during 911 call

A man was found firing shots inside his Burgaw home while alleging multiple people were trying to break in. → Read More

Wilmington 18-year-old charged with possessing a stolen gun

Wilmington police arrested and charged an 18-year-old for possessing a stolen gun Saturday. → Read More

Brunswick County tornado: How can we better prepare for the next storm?

Amid the unpredictable and quickly-escalating nature of tornadoes, like the one Brunswick County saw Monday, what can be done to prepare for them? → Read More

Brunswick County tornado updates: County issues State of Emergency

Electricity is coming back "house by house," as the National Weather Service continues to better understand the devastating storm in Brunswick County. → Read More

Brunswick County tornado live updates: 'Serious destruction,' damages across large area

A tornado touched down in Brunswick County, North Carolina, early Tuesday, causing deaths, injuries and significant damage. → Read More

Sale of Wilmington homeless housing development halted due to federal agency concerns

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development called management at Driftwood apartments to halt its intent to sale the property amid concerns. → Read More

Wilmington employers offer COVID-19 vaccine incentives. But is it necessary?

Local employers are offering COVID-19 vaccine incentives. While some local residents applaud the effort, others think it doesn't go far enough. → Read More

Former New Hanover health director fired due to leadership, performance concerns

A dismissal letter notes Dr. Phillip Tarte was fired from his position as New Hanover County Health Director due to long-term concerns. → Read More

Independence Mall welcomes new stores

Wilmington's Independence Mall has recently welcomed several new businesses, and more grand openings are planned for 2021. → Read More

Wilmington-area luxury home sales break records

January was another record-breaking month in terms of luxury homes sales for New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick counties. → Read More

New Wilmington housing project could combine homes with coffee shop, electric car charging station

A project to bring diverse housing, commercial and retail services to S. College Road was approved by the New Hanover Planning Board. → Read More

Unemployment in the Wilmington area hit record highs in 2020. What does that mean for 2021?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had major impacts on the local economy and unemployment rate. The future looks brighter, but it'll take time to get there. → Read More

Wilmington future development to focus on convenience: Putting needs close to home

Wilmington's Land Development Code is being changed to prepare for a population increase without negative impacts on roadways. → Read More

New Hanover commissioners respond to criticism after receiving COVID-19 vaccine early

New Hanover County commissioners received criticism from community members after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine earlier than when eligible. → Read More

Wilmington considers incentive for city employees who get COVID-19 vaccines

The Wilmington City Council is slated to vote on whether to provide some additional incentive for employees who choose to receive the COVID vaccine. → Read More

One charged, one wanted following kidnapping of four duck hunters

Police are actively searching for a 27-year-old man in connection with a kidnapping last week that involved four hunters being robbed. → Read More

No more free parking? Kure Beach casts their vote on paid parking proposal.

After being the only town in New Hanover County to have free parking, the town voted to contract with Premium Parking Services to provide parking management services. → Read More

Wilmington police investigate first homicide in 2021

The case, which is the first homicide in 2021, is under investigation. → Read More

'Only one crisis away': Wilmington expects increase in homeless population amid COVID-19

The point in time count will help paint a picture of the New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick homeless population. → Read More