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2008-07-25 12:00:48

By The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 25--HORRY COUNTY $1.8 million goes into plaza makeover Highway Adventures Motorcycle Club and The Karate Studio have opened in the plaza where Jamin' Leather once stood on Belle Terre Boulevard.

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Gareth McGrath, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 21--WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH -- The interlopers stepped up their pace when they recognized they had been spotted taking a shortcut through the bird preserve at the north end of this barrier island.

2008-07-16 15:00:40

By Amy Hotz, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 15--Feature films, television shows and commercials spent 61 percent more money last year in North Carolina than in 2006.

2008-07-16 12:00:50

By Gareth McGrath, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 15--Stars from John Travolta in "Domestic Disturbance" to the cast of the television series "Surface" have graced the private docks at the end of Lewis Road in Hampstead.

2008-07-15 12:01:00

By Shelby Sebens, Star-News, Wilmington, N.C. Jul. 13--Dosher Medical Plaza on Long Beach Road plans to open its doors to patients the first week of August.

2008-07-09 12:00:00

By Steve Jones, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 9--Ocean Isle Beach is going to pay an additional $6,250 in its ongoing battle with Mother Nature at the east end.

2007-08-13 12:20:33

By Lindell Kay, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C. Aug. 13--NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH -- Considered a beach erosion expert by some and a beach nourishment opponent by others, retired Duke University professor Orrin Pilkey will be speaking in North Topsail Beach on Tuesday.

2007-03-06 15:00:35

WILMINGTON, N.C., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Blue Developers has unveiled plans for a unique nautical community, located on the spectacular Intracoastal Waterway near Wilmington, North Carolina's historic downtown. Primary to the community's design is its focus on nautical lifestyle.

2007-02-08 06:00:29

By Jim Nesbitt, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Feb. 8--A Wilmington judge might rule as early as this afternoon whether admitted killer Ann Miller Kontz will be prohibited from having any contact with her 7-year-old daughter.

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2005-06-04 15:09:25

"Fathom," a new NBC series starring Lake Bell, will be filmed in Wilmington.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.