Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington City Council is scheduled Tuesday night to present its pick for the joint appointee to the planned city and county Water and Sewer Authority Board.
City Councilman Jim Quinn says real estate manager and current Cape Fear Public Utility Board Member Matt Hunter is up for the joint appointment. Quinn says he was impressed with Hunter's work on the county's utility board.
Wilmington, NC – For the last month a group of commuters have put aside their lonely drives to and from work to participate in what's called the Commuter Challenge. With the month over, WHQR's Catherine Welch caught up with the organizer to find out how it went.
AMADEUS-THE BALLET WHQR and Thalian Hall present the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada in AMADEUS-THE BALLET, at 8:00pm Friday 4/27 and Saturday 4/28 on the Thalian Hall main stage.
WHQR's Sam Burke recently sat down with the company's artistic director Igor Dobrovolskiy to talk about the rise of this young dance company and its production of Amadeus. The ballet was commissioned to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birthday. Tickets available by calling 343-3664.
Wilmington, NC – William Ivey Long really wishes his mannequins would move.
Walking through the exhibition of his work at the Cameron Art Museum, the celebrated Broadway costume designer obviously misses the kinetic life these glittering outfits used to lead.
"Can this exist, still and silent?" Long asked an audience of journalists. With the exhibit a day away from opening, he's still not sure costumes designed to fit into a story will stand well on their own.
Wilmington, NC – If you had your eye on the Wilmington sky Thursday morning you might have seen Air Force One flying around.
Wilmington International Airport Director Jon Rosborough says ILM is one of three airports in the country where Air Force One visits to practice what's called touch and goes, where the wheels briefly touch the runway then take off again.
Pilots need their practice and the weather, location and length of the runway make ILM ideal for the drill.
Wilmington, NC – It happened in the gravel parking lot of a local Mexican restaurant a little after closing time. The last waiter to leave work that night stepped outside at the end of his shift and found himself facing a man with a gun.