Hundreds of documentary fans enjoyed a fantastic day of excellent films on Saturday, January 26th 2019. 

DocuTime has an impeccable reputation for bringing acclaimed documentaries to the big screen in Wilmington and allowing a dedicated community of documentary-lovers to have a full day of award-winning, enlightening enjoyment--and this year proved to be a great success!

DocuTime 2020, here we come! For more coverage about this event, see StarNews' piece here.

As a result of all the great listeners donating to the December One Day Pledge Drive, the Alliance for Cape Fear Trees received a check for $1060 from the Appalachian and NC Division of the Society of American Foresters to purchase trees for post-hurricane replanting. 

With debris removal, stump grinding and general storm clean-up still underway, the Alliance plans to coordinate the purchase and planting of trees later this Spring.  Stay tuned for details!

“On a late summer day in 1870, those who gathered to mourn Abraham Galloway cherished him for the unquenchable fire of freedom that burned so brightly within him...  

Chemours NL

Chemours in Fayetteville is importing GenX compounds from its facility near Rotterdam in the Netherlands for recycling. And apparently, it’s been going on for several years. In an email to WHQR Friday, the company stated that “Chemours has historically recycled GenX materials from our Dordrecht facility at our Fayetteville Works plant, as well as at a contractor site in Europe, in order to reduce the quantity that is emitted or becomes waste.”

Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra made its broadcast concert debut on Classical HQR at 7 pm Wednesday, January 23. Listen to the audio now available online to hear the full performance.

Thank you to our many INCREDIBLE Day Sponsors who came out to celebrate at the Cameron Art Museum Friday, January 11, 2019. We want to express our sincere gratitude to you all for making it such an unforgettable evening. There were delicious drinks, even more delicious food, beautiful and engaging artwork, and most importantly lots and lots of great conversation. Thanks to our photographer Vince Winkel for capturing these amazing shots. Check out more snapshots from the party HERE.

Vince Winkel

The new legislative session convenes next week, and the Cape Fear region has priorities.  This is the time municipalities solidify and communicate that agenda to their local delegation.  

North Carolina’s new legislative session convenes next week, and the Cape Fear Region has priorities. This week on CoastLine, four people who represent the Cape Fear Region talked about their priorities. WHQR  has a closer look at the discussion with Republicans Ted Davis and Holly Grange, and Democrats Deb Butler and Harper Peterson.

Vince Winkel

New Hanover County staff are in the midst of budget season. They are hammering out the 2019-2020 fiscal year numbers, so that county commissioners can approve them before the new year starts on July 1. The  commissioners are bullish on the financial health of the county.

SkyWatch Bird Rescue

Despite the chilly, gray January weather, it’s actually a decent time to see winter birds that don’t make their home in the Cape Fear region year-round.  We explore which birds are moving through the area…


President Trump is nominating Kelly Knight Craft as the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. If confirmed by the Senate, Craft, currently U.S. ambassador to Canada, will succeed Nikki Haley, who announced her departure last fall.

On Feb. 26, the residents of Toledo, Ohio, will have the chance to vote on an unusual proposal: whether to give one of the largest lakes in the U.S. its own Bill of Rights.

Microsoft workers are calling on the giant tech company to cancel its nearly $480 million U.S. Army contract, saying the deal has "crossed the line" into weapons development by Microsoft for the first time. They say the use of the company's HoloLens augmented reality technology under the contract "is designed to help people kill."

Seated in a Riverside County, Calif., courtroom on Friday, David Turpin, 57, and Louise Turpin, 50, pleaded guilty to 14 counts related to crimes against 12 of their children, in a case that captured worldwide attention for its levels of depravity.

Each parent pleaded guilty to one count of torture, four counts of false imprisonment, six counts of cruelty to an adult dependent and three counts of willful child cruelty, according to Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin.

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