Wilmington HotelsWilmington AdvertiseWilmington AttractionsWilmington BeachesWilmington Business DirectoryWilmingtonWilmingtonWilmington GolfWilmington JobsWilmington NewsWilmington DiningWilmington Weather
     

 

 

Wilmington, NC News

  Free Wilmington Travel Guide!

Archive for April, 2009

Police say man is ‘potential witness’ in murders of two women

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

The discovery of two women’s skeletons almost a year ago has drawn Leslie White back to the place he once lived and a past he wants behind him.

More: continued here

Southport Boat Works deal could add 100 jobs

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Southport Boat Works is being sold to American Global Yacht Group, the companies announced Thursday, and the agreement likely will mean additional jobs at Southport’s Leland plant.

More: continued here

Rock Against Rape benefit concert this weekend

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Video

Body

The Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc., in collaboration with Sunrise Broadcasting of Wilmington, presents the 7th Annual Port City Rock Against Rape – a benefit concert to support the Rape Crisis Center.

Port City Rock Against Rape is an annual benefit concert for the Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. in Wilmington, NC. The benefit concert is seen as both a fundraiser for the center and an educational opportunity for the community. Seven years ago, local bands from the area voluntarily put together the event for the very first time to support the Rape Crisis Center. Now, it has become one of the Rape Crisis Center’s biggest and most popular fundraisers. Rock Against Rape will take place on Friday, April 17th and Saturday, April 18th at multiple bars, restaurants, and pubs with a variety of live music. The money raised and donated from cover charges and/or bar proceeds at venues participating in RAR will help keep the Rape Crisis Center up and running.

All money raised goes directly to the Rape Crisis Center to better address the needs of sexual assault victims.

A list of the venues is below:

Friday, April 17th

Lucky’s Pub
Silver Judas
Enemy of Mine
Hellbroth
10pm, $5

Mellow Mushroom
Mister Jäger Band
10pm, $5

Saturday, April 18th

16 Taps
L Shape Lot
Treblehook
10pm, $7

The Soapbox
Calling On Revenge
Black 29
Lus Verlexic
Doors 9pm/Show 10pm, $5 Over/$7 Under

Front Street Brewery
Ten Dollar Thrill
10pm

Hells Kitchen
Fred Flynn
Bon Saison
Dinosaurs
9pm, $5

Marrz Nightclub
The Last Ones Left
10pm, $5

Costello’s
Bibis and Black
9pm, $5

You can check out the venues and music at www.portcityrar.com.

Story image

Story summary

The Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc., in collaboration with Sunrise Broadcasting of Wilmington, presents the 7th Annual Port City Rock Against Rape.

Story summary image

rockagainstrape150.jpg

Associated poll

More: continued here

New public restrooms open in downtown Wilmington

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Video

Body

The battle for public restrooms in downtown Wilmington has been long fought, and there is finally some relief. Two restrooms opened in the Market Street parking deck on March 30th, right before the Azalea Festival.

Downtown resident Wade Griffis has wanted to see more public restrooms for years and said this is a step in the right direction. He commends city leaders for the new facilities. “I appreciate it and I want to give them the thanks from all of us who have wanted this for many years.”

The restrooms were built in the parking deck as a result of public demand. There are also plans to add additional restrooms to the Visitors Center at Water and Market Streets.

Story image

restrooms300.jpg

Story summary

The battle for public restrooms in downtown Wilmington has been long fought, and there is finally some relief.

Story summary image

restrooms150.jpg

Associated poll

More: continued here

Man Reveals Ties to Bones Site

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Leslie White once lived near where the bones of two women were found off of Carolina Beach Road. The former homeless man spoke with the Star-News because he hopes investigators will soon uncover the mystery behind his friends death.

More: continued here

 

Archives

News provided by WWAY NewsChannel 3 and the StarNewsOnline

|Home| |Events| |Attractions| |Accommodations| |Restaurants| |Golf| |Beaches| |Jobs| |Getting Here| |Climate| |Directory| |News| |Advertise| |Contact Us|

 
 
  Welcome to Wilmington, North Carolina