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Fort Fisher marks 150th anniversary of historic battle

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video This weekend is the 150th Anniversary of the 2nd Battle of Fort Fisher. Organizers say no other Fort Fisher program compares to what visitors can expect to see at the fort over the next few days. Full story...
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UPDATE: Precautionary boil water advisory lifted for Wilmington

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the Governors Square Apartments and for part of the Sea Spray Landing subdivision in Wilmington. The following are the areas are under the advisory in Sea Spray Landing: Royal Bonnet Drive, Painted Spindle Court, Venus Court, Butter Clam Court, and the 400 Block of New Kent Drive. Full story...
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'Sleepy Hollow' leaving for Atlanta if renewed

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Fox Television Group chairman and CEO Dana Walden said if it's renewed for a third season, “Sleepy Hollow” will move production from Wilmington following the demise of the North Carolina film tax credit program. Full story...
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Kids celebrate MLK Saturday

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, but people have been celebrating the civil rights leader's memory all week, including kids. Children of all ages gathered to the MLK Center in downtown Wilmington Saturday with food, educational activities, and music. Full story...
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Early morning fire at Dixie Grill ruled accidental

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Early this morning Wilmington Fire Department responded to a fire at 116 Market Street, Dixie Grill. Firefighters arrived to the scene around 12:15 am to see flames showing towards the back of the restaurant. Officials say the cause was an unattended cooking incident and was ruled accidental Full story...
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MLK celebrations continue through Tuesday

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video The Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations are under across southeastern North Carolina. Over 8 days, several events are taking place throughout Wilmington which started Monday and will continue through next Tuesday. Full story...
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Council considers $92k for Convention Center, Muni

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video Wilmington City Council next week will consider spending more than $92,000 on the Convention Center and the newly-renovated Municipal Golf Course. Full story...
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'Know Your Rights' event held for public

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videoA "Know Your Rights" event was held Friday at the Martin Luther King Center in Wilmington. Full story...
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UPDATE: Silver Lake boil advisory lifted

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has lifted a Boil Water Advisory after a scheduled service outage in the Silver Lake area. Full story...
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HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND: 7th Annual StriperFest

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videoStarting tonight you can reel in a good time with the Cape Fear River Watch as they kick off the 7th Annual StriperFest. At 6 p.m. tonight the festivities begin with a banquet at the Coastline Convention Center. Full story...
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