Historic Burgaw Depot Antique Sale and Appraisal Fair

Affiliated with the 12th Annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival June 20, 2015 from 9am-5pm Saturday only – Now is the time to find out if that item your grandma had is a true Antique. Bring your antique items to the … Continue reading →

Wilmington Symphony Announces Winners of 38th Annual Student Concerto Competition

WILMINGTON, NC Jan. 13, 2015 – The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the winners of the 38th Annual Richard R. Deas Student Concerto Competition.  The co-winners of the UNCW Division are James Yates (trumpet), and Jessica Small (saxophone).  … Continue reading →

NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014

Marine debris is a problem that continues to grow.  Our waterways and oceans are constantly polluted with a wide variety of marine debris ranging from polystyrene trays and plastic bags to derelict fishing equipment and abandoned boats. Marine life, such as several Fish … Continue reading →

Give thanks by giving blood through the Red Cross this holiday season

GREENVILLE, NC Nov. 4, 2014 —The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season. Blood donations often decline during the holidays when … Continue reading →

The American Red Cross calls on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer

WILMINGTON, NC July 16, 2014 — The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage. During the summer months, on average, about two fewer donors give blood … Continue reading →

Eastern North Carolina Region of the American Red Cross Shelter Update

WILMINGTON, NC, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, 11:30am – Red Cross workers continue to help people without power due to the winter storm providing shelter, food and comfort to those affected.   The following is an updated shelter list:   Open: … Continue reading →

Red Cross Continues to Support Residents Affected by Power Outages

WILMINGTON, NC, Thursday, February 13, 2014, 5:20pm – The Red Cross is continuing to assist residents affected by power outages caused by the winter storm.  Shelter numbers have been steadily increasing since last night. In addition to opening and supporting … Continue reading →

Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Tips to Stay Safe during Winter Weather EASTERN, NC, Feb. 11, 2014 – As the southeast once again braces for winter storms, the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross is preparing to respond if needed.  Five teams of … Continue reading →

Red Cross calls for blood and platelet donations after severe winter weather impacts collections

Urgent need for blood donors with types O, A negative and B negative & platelet donors WILMINGTON, NC  January 31, 2014 — As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet … Continue reading →

1st Annual Holly Day

HOLLY RIDGE, NC December 4, 2013 – Make plans to attend the 1st Annual Holly-Day at Holly Ridge Municipal Park on Sunday, December 8, 2013 between 1:00pm and 5:00pm for live entertainment including Christmas carols, Polar Express Train rides and … Continue reading →