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Weekend festivities kicks off with garden party

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video The City of Wilmington kicked off its fall celebrations and river fest weekend with a garden party at Greenfield Lake this afternoon. The Greenfield Lake Collaborative hosted the event to raise funds that will support annual community and economic development projects in Greenfield Lake. This is the first event to kick off Riverfest. Full story...
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Art in the Arboretum attracts thousands

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video The New Hanover Arboretum opens its doors this weekend for art lovers as the arboretum celebrates its 25th anniversary. The art in the arboretum will attract thousands of folks all across the area this weekend with lots of paintings, pottery, and even metal sculptures all on display and for sale. Full story...
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Holiday begins for Jewish community

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video Today is the beginning of the holiest time for the Jewish community. Yom Kippur begins tonight at sundown and goes through sundown on Saturday. Full story...
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Habitual felon convicted for stealing from apartment complex

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A Supply man will spend as much as 10.5 years in prison after being convicted yesterday of stealing from a Wilmington apartment. Full story...
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Police: Man shoots himself, now charged with filing false report

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Wilmington Police have charged a man with filing a false police report after he told police he was shot by someone in a car, but had accidentally shot himself. Full story...
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UPDATE: Driver charged with DWI, four go to hospital after crash on US 421

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videoA driver has been charged with DWI after a four-car crash that shut down several lanes on US 421, causing big back-ups near the Isabel Holmes Bridge around 5 p.m. Thursday. Full story...
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SURPRISE SQUAD hands out tickets to WWAY 50th Anniversary party

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videoThe Surprise Squad was out in downtown Wilmington handing out tickets for WWAY's 50th Anniversary celebration. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: WARM is really cool

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videoThe Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry organizes volunteers and raises funds to help low-income homeowners in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Man charged with child sex crimes again

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videoA man accused of sex crimes involving a 10-year-old girl is back in jail tonight facing new charges of sexual misconduct with a child. Full story...
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Sea of pink for breast cancer awareness

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It's officially breast cancer awareness month, and today at the Wilmington Convention Center it was a sea of pink for New Hanover Regional Medical Center's Pink Ribbon Luncheon. Full story...
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Chief says WPD made a mistake handing over 2013 deputy shooting investigation to Sheriff's dept.

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video In a convention today between local religious leaders and the Wilmington Police Department, Chief Ralph Evangelous said there were many lessons learned, one of those involving future practices for incidents like last year's deputy shooting. Full story...
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Voter scam beware, or not?

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video Voter scam beware, or not? Yesterday we told you the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office was looking into a possible fraud with voter registrations. It may actually be legitimate. Full story...
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Golfers: Muni renovations a hole-in-one

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videoIf you're looking to make a hole-in-one, drive yourself over to the Wilmington Municipal Golf Course. After five months and $1.5 million, the course is once again open to the public. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Murder suspect charged with throwing urine on jail guard

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videoA Wilmington teen in jail on a murder charge is in more trouble after allegedly throwing urine on a jail guard. Shelby Lentz is charged with second-degree murder in the January death of Martin Yakimovich. Full story...
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Deputies searching for missing New Hanover man

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The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a missing man. Full story...
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