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Port City Daily is a good resource to stay up to date with current and local news.


Port City Daily ( is your online local news source for Wilmington and the surrounding Cape Fear region, including New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties. This is a diverse and dynamic community and we aim to report the news that defines this region. Accuracy, timeliness, and a commitment to fairness will be our watchwords.

As much as possible, we intend to go beyond merely reporting what happens here, but to put news and events in context, and to explain why things happen. We have a knowledgeable, accomplished staff devoted to bringing you news and information, but we want and need your participation. We want to be your eyes and ears in the community and invite you to be ours.

We want to do everything we can to make your home page, and we want to hear from you about how we can make that happen. Our goal is to create a true community conversation on the news, topics and issues that are important to everyone who calls Wilmington and the surrounding region home. Our mission is to restore trust to local news with our journalistic promise of providing only True News. This means no editorials. No columnists. No letters to the editor. No anonymous sources. No endorsement of political candidate. We spell peoples’ names correctly and we quote them in context. You can trust our news to give you the most accurate information, and decide for yourself how you feel about the issues.

You can hear summaries of our news of the day weekday mornings and afternoons on our local radio stations: WUIN – The Penguin 98.3FM and WUDE – The Dude 93.7FM & 106.3FM. So, welcome to your hometown news source powered by your hometown radio stations. We’re excited to share your hometown with you and we thank you for visiting us to read the latest news.