6:00 am
Wed January 25, 2012

Business Leaders, Owners Gathering in Wilmington for BizTech Conference

The BizTech annual conference and expo is in Wilmington tomorrow.

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5:33 pm
Fri January 20, 2012

Annexation Lawsuit Heads to Court

Now that Wilmington and a handful of other cities have filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of North Carolina’s new petition process for annexation, WHQR’s Michelle Bliss reports that the issue will begin to unfold in a Wake County courtroom on Monday.

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2:37 pm
Wed January 18, 2012

Wilmington, Business Owners to Talk Signage

The City of Wilmington is holding a second meeting Thursday night to gather input from business owners regarding window sign regulations.

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5:23 pm
Mon January 16, 2012

NHCo First in Nation to Deploy "Super Wi-Fi" Network


After pioneering the switch from analog to digital television, New Hanover County is once again being used as a launch pad for testing the newest information technology. 

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4:22 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

StarNews Transitions to New Owner

Halifax Media, which recently bought 16 regional publications from the New York Times Company including the Star News of Wilmington, made national headlines this week when the company dropped its plans to have those new employees sign non-compete agreements. 

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4:38 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Hammerheads Coach to be Inducted into Hall of Fame

Hammerheads Head Coach David Irving

David Irving, head coach of the Wilmington Minor League Soccer team The Hammerheads, will be inducted into the United Soccer League’s Men’s Hall of Fame tomorrow.

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12:02 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

Wilmington Gold Star Mom Laying Wreaths for the Fallen

Wilmington resident Norma Luther is riding in a caravan of about 20 trucks and busses for the Wreaths Across America program.

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5:07 pm
Wed December 7, 2011

Construction Jobs Down in Wilmington, but Projects on the Rise

A construction crew uses an auger to drill into the ground at the site of a new Courtyard Marriott hotel in downtown Wilmington.

Construction jobs in Wilmington were down 21 percent in October compared to the same month in 2010.

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9:57 am
Mon December 5, 2011

Wilmington Miracle League Field Opening Next Year


A miracle could grace New Hanover County as early as May.

That’s when nonprofit organizers expect a Miracle League baseball field and accessible playground to open at Olsen Park on land provided by the City of Wilmington.

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Inside WHQR
10:30 am
Wed November 30, 2011

Crane Malfunction Disrupts Downtown

Crane positioned outside the back door of WHQR's downtown studios.
WHQR / Lan Nichols

The arm of a crane placing bulkheads on the construction site of the Marriott Courtyard hotel bends under the stress, forcing nearby office buildings to evacuate. Onlookers gathered along Grace Street in downtown Wilmington to watch as crews worked to resolve the situation.