Bob Townsend

Bob Townsend


Wilmington, NC

Bob Townsend has been host of WECT's "Carolina In The Morning" program for over 20 years.

He and his wife, Rosalind, have two daughters, Rae and Tracy and three grandchildren, Wyatt, Cole and Zella.


  • Pembroke State University

Recent Articles by Bob

  North Carolina Music Hall of Fame honors musicians from across the state

  Whiteville museum offers hands-on, interactive learning experiences to get students out of classroom

  Museum highlights tobacco history in NC

Made from scratch: Man creates rich ice cream

  Miracle on Hudson: Flight attendant recounts the landing 10 years later

  Eastern North Carolina’s near brush with a thermonuclear catastrophe

  Highway 6: Kure Beach Fishing Pier stays in the family

  Highway 6: Fort Fisher the most visited coastal state park facility in 2017

Sunset Beach’s natural beauty fuels area photographer’s success

  Columbus County bakery serves up different kind of sweet treat

  Duplin Co. girl enjoys personal and MLB All-Star experience

Franklin Square Gallery: The heart of the art scene in Southport

Pender Pines Garden Center is more than just a garden shop

Fishing picking up on Surf City Pier

There is a lot to see in Pender County

This weekend marks 300th anniversary of Blackbeard's ship running aground off NC coast

Industrial hemp becoming more popular with NC farmers

Jack Holley to be inducted into NC Sports Hall of Fame

Dilligence crew returns to Wilmington after 65-day mission

New Wilmington heart clinic aims to educate people about the dangers of A-fib

Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity builds new home in just 30 hours

Local shrimpers still competing with the flood of imported shrimp

CSS Neuse remains show a different type of life during the American Civil War

Southport's annual wooden boat show is a history lesson on the water

Senior agency celebrates 15 years in Brunswick County

Brunswick Co. man takes on the role of Captain Jack Sparrow

North Carolina Mountain to Sea Trail celebrates its 40th anniversary

Columbus County could become first 'Bee County' in the United States

Couple turns hobby into full-time job

Southport toy builder has handmade items featured in latest 'Spiderman' movie