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Award parties in Hollywood East

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videoWilmington is known as Hollywood East, so it only makes sense that there were several Academy Awards viewing parties Sunday night around the Port City. Our John Rendleman attended one that was fun… and green. Full story...
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Hundreds gather Sunday night to pay their respects to Officer Matthews

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videoSunday night, Wilmington police and firemen, state troopers, and highway patrol were among hundreds of people who honored the Wilmington police officer killed in the line of duty last week. Full story...
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Work on Wrightsville Beach drawbridge starts Monday night

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Work on the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge begins Monday night. The bridge will be left in the upright position overnight, for three nights, until Wednesday, February 25th. Full story...
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Officer punched in face after breaking up fight downtown

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A Wilmington police officer trying to break up a fight downtown early Sunday morning was punched in the face. Full story...
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Bladen County efforts to fight gang violence continue

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Efforts continue to battle gang activity in Bladen County. These efforts stem in part from the shooting of 19-year-old Jakhee Sledge outside of a McDonald’s last month. Full story...
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Traffic advisories for Officer's memorial service

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A memorial service for Officer Richard Matthews will take place Monday at 1:00 pm, at St. Mark's Catholic Church on Eastwood Road. If you are attending the service, or will be traveling through that part of town, be aware of possible delays. Full story...
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Taking the plunge to help Special Olympics

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videoThe sun might have been shining Saturday, but it did little to warm up those who decided to take the polar plunge. A huge crowd participated in this year’s event to raise money for the Special Olympics. Participants took a dip in the frigid ocean and most immediately ran right back out. Full story...
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Moore's Creek anniversary attracts visitors

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History came to life today in Pender County. This weekend marks the 233rd anniversary of the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge. Full story...
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Kids get airborne

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videoThirty kids walked around Stag Air Park in Burgaw with butterflies in their stomachs, but big smiles on their faces waiting their turn for an exhilarating ride in a two-seater airplane. Full story...
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Local schools compete in mock trial

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Teams from eight schools including Laney and Hoggard competed in the Wade Edwards Mock Trial Regional Finals on Saturday. Full story...
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