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Ashley Morris


Wilmington, NC, United States

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Past articles by Ashley:

Brunswick sheriff to address NAACP police, race relations questions

Brunswick County and the area’s NAACP chapter will have to wait a bit longer for answers to questions posed for the sheriff’s office earlier this month.Brunswick Sheriff John Ingram is expected to address NAACP questions about police and race relations at a follow up meeting, but a date for that meeting has not been set.The Brunswick County chapter of the NAACP met with Ingram and other county… → Read More

Hampstead Bypass project 2020 start still a possibility

Safety remains one of the the biggest concerns for traffic in Hampstead → Read More

Your guide to Wilmington-area farmers markets

There are plenty of places to find local produce -- here is how to find the experience you are looking for in a farmers market. → Read More

For Tim Milam, attitude is everything

Tim Milam leads the top-performing real estate company in the region with a culture of family-first and doing good → Read More

Coronavirus concerns causing Wilmington area postponements

A handful of local events are being canceled or postponed due to coronavirus concerns as of Wednesday as experts urge social distancing and limiting personal contact.New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation’s annual Pink Ribbon Project luncheon was called off -- the largest area event so far amid virus concerns. Set to host more than 500 attendees, it is one of the foundation’s largest… → Read More

Chef Keith Rhodes to launch restaurant in Ogden bar

James Beard-nominated chef Keith Rhodes of Catch Restaurant has another project up his sleeve coming soon to Ogden -- Tackle Box Kitchen.Housed inside of → Read More

Will a trifle send Graysen home this week?

This week was a close one for Wilmington's Graysen Pinder, 13, in Food Network's "Kid's Baking Championship." The Wilmington Christian Academy eighth grader landed in the bottom two of the five remaining contestants with her lemon trifle the judges deemed "only half full."In a challenge to create "interior decorated-inspired trifles," Pinder created a trifle of lemon cake with a lemon-simple… → Read More

Brunswick schools suspend employee over alleged policy violation

Officials are investigating a possible staff-student relationship policy infraction → Read More

Fazoli’s coming to Brunswick County, Jacksonville

Fazoli’s, the Kentucky-based Italian restaurant franchise, announced locations are coming to Brunswick County and Jacksonville and could open as early as this spring.Fazoli President and CEO Carl Howard announced Wednesday the company executed an area development agreement with franchisee Jeff Milliken to bring one restaurant to Shallotte and one to Jacksonville.Milliken, a Shallotte resident… → Read More

Man accused of robbing taxi, riffling through cars

Wilmington police have a suspect in custody after a taxi robbery Tuesday → Read More

Graysen turns up Southern charm in this week’s episode

The Wilmington 13-year-old tries to advance on Food Network’s "Kids Baking Championship." → Read More

Wilmington will get another week of Graysen

A recap of this week’s "Kids Baking Championship" episode on The Food Network with local Graysen Pinder. → Read More

RECAP: Graysen makes her signature sugar cookies, wows judges

For the third consecutive week, 13-year-old Graysen Pinder has impressed judges of "Kids Baking Championship" on Food Network with her expertise. → Read More

These Topsail oysters are changing the game

N.Sea Oyster Co. wants to put Topsail oysters on the map using some unique cultivating methods that only make an oyster’s flavor better. → Read More

RECAP: Graysen takes on llama drama in episode 4

Wilmington’s own Graysen Pinder, 13, competes in episode 4 of Food Network’s “Kid’s Baking Championship.” We give a recap of how she did and if she advances to episode 5. → Read More

RECAP: Graysen takes on sandwich impostor challenge in episode 3

From the bottom two to winning the challenge, Graysen has her moment for redemption with a fake BLT. → Read More

Sheriff’s office IDs suspect killed in Wilmington shooting

The suspect killed was believed to be connected to an armed robbery and kidnapping. → Read More

Gift guide for Wilmington restaurant lovers

A round-up of 10 things and experiences for the local restaurant-obsessed. → Read More

New Hanover Habitat home recipient moves in on Thanksgiving

Still unpacking, they plan to dine on paper plates, full of thankfulness for a fresh start. → Read More

Man shot walking in field Thursday morning

Police said the victim is in serious condition at this time. → Read More