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Lightning strikes cause fires

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Severe weather across the area has kept first responders busy the past few days. On Saturday, Wilmington fire crews worked for the better part of an hour putting out a house fire caused by a lightening strike. Full story...
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Car show benefits football program at Laney

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Instead of school buses, antique cars took over the parking lot at Laney High School. Officials say this year's Laney Car Show was bigger and better, with double the cars and double the people who all love horse power. Full story...
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Cold treats for a good cause at Rita's

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Customers had an opportunity to chill out at Rita’s while helping a good cause by donating a dollar to the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which is dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Full story...
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Intensity heats up at firefighter competition

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videoFire departments from as far away as Sampson County met in Southport on Saturday for the annual firefighter's competition. It was a chance to meet, greet and compete. Full story...
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Port City holds Brewgrass Festival

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videoThe 3rd Annual Downtown Wilmington Brewgrass Festival took place on Saturday. For $ 35, beer lovers were able to sample unlimited beer from 12 different breweries. Full story...
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Southport starts to celebrate Independence Day

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The city of Southport kicked off its Fourth of July Festival Saturday with its annual Freedom Run. Dozens of joggers participated in the 5K and 1K races that circled historic Southport along the Cape Fear waterfront. Full story...
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All About Baby Shower and Expo prepares future parents

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Plenty of mothers-to-be were full of baby talk in downtown Wilmington on Saturday. Full story...
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Lumina Mortgage closes their doors Friday

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There is some fallout from the First Bank's purchase of Cooperative Bank. Lumina Mortgage closed it's doors Friday. The company was a former subsidiary of the failed Cooperative Bank. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride Burgaw: Burgaw Train Depot

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videoThis month our Cape Fear Pride series has been chugging along in Burgaw. Today we take a look at the historic train depot in beautiful downtown. Full story...
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Man hangs in there, staying in tree

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The Wilmington man who climbed up a tree to keep it from being cut down is still up there. Charlie Joyce Junior said he does not plan on giving in to the chainsaws anytime soon. Full story...
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