This week marks a month since the death of Bob Simpson, a writer, seasoned waterman, advocate for the creation of the Cape Lookout National Seashore and longtime owner of possibly the oldest fishing boat on the N.C. coast.
Wilmington Stormwater Efforts Recognized
A collaborative effort to manage eight stormwater-reduction projects in the Wilmington area has earned the Environmental Protection Agency’s recognition for its work.
Composting Plan Aims to Extend Landfill’s Life
New Hanover County is set to launch a pilot program with UNCW to compost food waste from the university, the latest effort to extend the life of the rapidly filling county landfill.
Progress Marked in Restoration of Sylvia II
The new owner of the Sylvia II, a round-stern, wooden work boat that may be the oldest charter vessel in North Carolina, recently celebrated a milestone in its overhaul.
Our Coast: Why Tar Heels Love Wilmington
History, natural features and growing restaurant and brewing industries in Wilmington help explain why this coastal city was recently voted the state’s most favorable.
Guest Column: A River Brings Folks Together
A recent event held to celebrate and inform on efforts to protect and restore the Cape Fear River, the ninth annual StriperFest brought together people of different backgrounds and political affiliations.