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Past articles by J.:

Chasing customers from residential boom, new stores set for Leland

COVID-19 pandemic hasn't dampened development, but its impact on building supplies is being felt → Read More

After public hearing, NHRMC sale to Novant still appears solidly on track

Final vote scheduled for Oct. 5; sticking points appear related to legal status of community foundation that will control $1.2 billion of proceeds → Read More

Meet the candidates: Brunswick County Board of Commissioners District 3

Candidates answered questions posed by the StarNews ahead of the November election → Read More

It's been 6 months since first COVID-19 case, and 30 new cases is a good day in Wilmington

COVID-19 has touched seemingly every aspect of life in the Wilmington area since the first case was reported 6 months ago → Read More

Judge denies motion to delay NHRMC vote

Legal complaint had sought to temporarily block sale vote planned for Oct. 5 → Read More

Commissioners announce date for vote on NHRMC sale

Local group is seeking restraining order to delay vote, but judge has yet to rule → Read More

New Hanover lifts burn ban following cleanup from Hurricane Isaias

A ban on "open burns" for vegetative debris has been in place since Aug. 4 in unincorporated areas → Read More

Pender sheriff's office searching for suspects in Hampstead car break-ins

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is searching for suspects in Hampstead car break-ins → Read More

Judge hears arguments over request to delay NHRMC sale

Lawyers for NHRMC, county say complaint was an 11th-hour desperate measure taken by a group that lost in the court of public opinion → Read More

Save Our Hospital files court complaint seeking records related to proposed NHRMC sale

Save Our Hospital asks judge to order release of documents and to prohibit county to enter sales contract until records made public → Read More

Final agreement lays out a vision for NHRMC's future, use of sale proceeds

Agreement establishes structures of new boards that will be formed → Read More

Leland paid $150,000 in lawsuit over impact fees, but the case is far from over

Leland argued the fees it charged builders were different than those declared illegal by N.C. Supreme Court → Read More

Swimming advisories issued for Oak Island, Bald Head Island

Oak Island has issued a swimming advisory sparked by floodwater → Read More

A close call for three occupants as truck crashes into Wilmington home

Three people inside a Wilmington home are uninjured after a truck crashed into the house late Wednesday → Read More

10 ways to celebrate July 4 in Wilmington social-distancing style

Scott Nunn Make your Independence Day sparkle at home WILMINGTON -- With the pandemic making social distancing a health necessity, pursue a safe celebration of the Fourth of July, lest the day fizzle like a damp firecracker. Although Wilmington and Carolina Beach have canceled fireworks displays and Southport won’t have a parade this year, with a minor adjustment here and a little creativity… → Read More

Wilmington racial violence: Small in number, big in impact

Wilmington was the location of two major race-related events: The 1898 coup and Wilmington 10 incidents of the early 1970s. → Read More

As discussions advance, what’s next for Save Our Hospital?

Gene Merritt talks about organization’s efforts to delay a possible sale/partnership of New Hanover Regional Medical Center → Read More

Delays imminent for Hampstead Bypass

Long-awaited Pender County freeway likely most vital Wilmington-area project to feel impact of DOT’s cash shortfall → Read More

Wilmington goes to war: Life on the home front

Through the books of longtime local historian Wilbur Jones, local residents gave their memories of life in the Port City during World War II → Read More

4 options chosen for Wilmington bridge replacement

New span would be just south of current Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, which would be torn down → Read More