Burgaw home fire
2 months ago
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Fireworks related blaze leaves 8 families homeless

Eight families are homeless after an apartment complex fire Saturday night after 11 p.m. in Burgaw.
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2 months ago
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Fireworks cause fire at Wilmington store

According to the Wilmington Fire Department a fire at Old Time Pottery was started by illegal consumer fireworks.
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2 months ago
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Plenty of places to watch fireworks in the Cape Fear this week

Planning your Independence Day weekend and looking for a place to catch the fireworks? Here’s a day-to-day list of where they are lighting up the sky in the Cape Fear region.
Surf City fireworks cause island fire
1 year ago
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Surf City fireworks cause island fire

Fireworks caused a fire on a dredge island in the intracoastal water near Surf City Friday evening.
National Guard specialist proposes to girlfriend during 440th Army Band performance
1 year ago
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National Guard specialist proposes to girlfriend during 440th Army Band performance

One couple had a night that they will never forget at the Fourth of July celebration in downtown Wilmington.
UPDATE: Wilmington approves $30,000 for fireworks show
1 year ago
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UPDATE: Wilmington approves $30,000 for fireworks show

The Wilmington City Council approved a $30,000 budget Tuesday night for the 4th of July fireworks show.
Funding for 4th of July fireworks still tough sell for Wilmington
1 year ago
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Funding for 4th of July fireworks still tough sell for Wilmington

Wilmington's 4th of July fireworks mean big crowds and big business downtown, but the city is again struggling to find funds to cover the cost. The show brings an estimated 40,000 people downtown each year.
NC appeals court does not dismiss fireworks cases
2 years ago
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NC appeals court does not dismiss fireworks cases

An appeals court says negligence lawsuits filed by representatives of three workers who died and one person who survived a 2009 fireworks explosion on a North Carolina barrier island can continue.
Festival in the Park kicks off Holiday Flotilla
2 years ago
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Festival in the Park kicks off Holiday Flotilla

The parade of boats lit up and decorated for the North Carolina Holiday Flotilla and Fireworks attracts folks to Wrightsville Beach every year.
Celebrate 35 years of fun at Riverfest
2 years ago
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Celebrate 35 years of fun at Riverfest

This weekend marks the 35th Anniversary of Wilmington's Riverfest.