4th of July
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July 4th celebration runs smoothly in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 07/05/2014 - 1:12pm.

Wilmington Police say 4th of July celebrations went smoothly in Downtown. In a media release, they say more than 20,000 people showed up to watch fireworks in downtown.

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Arthur not enough to keep some new citizens from big day
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:38pm.

videoOrganizers have canceled events for the NC 4th of July Festival today in Southport due to the impact of Hurricane Arthur. They hope to continue the festival on schedule tomorrow.

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Carolina Beach among state parks closing as Arthur advances
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:36pm.

Some state parks in coastal North Carolina will close as Arthur advances toward the state, and access to other parks and facilities could be interrupted on short notice as the storm moves north along the coast, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.

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Keeping Masonboro Island clean and safe this 4th of July
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 9:24pm.

videoSpending the 4th of July on Masonboro Island can be fun but folks with the NC Division of Coastal Management hope you leave it the way you found it.

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Funding for 4th of July fireworks still tough sell for Wilmington
Submitted by Helen Holt on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 4:19pm.

videoWilmington'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.

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NHSO: Increased presence helped at Masonboro Island
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/05/2013 - 10:03am.

videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's says an increased law enforcement presence helped deal with the often rowdy crows at Masonboro Island yesterday.

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Downtown Wilmington celebrates Independence Day
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Fri, 07/05/2013 - 12:38am.

video Thousands of people took to the streets of downtown Wilmington to celebrate Independence Day. Food, music, fun and of course fireworks made up the 17th Annual Battleship Blast.

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Hundreds celebrate the 4th on Masonboro Island
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 07/04/2013 - 5:07pm.

videoMasonboro Island was packed with hundreds of young people celebrating Thursday. "We're just going to be hanging out having a good time,” Chandler Mills said.

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Independence Day celebration underway at Carolina Beach, fireworks tonight
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 07/03/2013 - 4:14pm.

video You won't have to wait much longer for fireworks at Carolina Beach, where the Independence Day festivities have already begun.

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NCDOT suspends highway construction for July 4th
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/03/2013 - 7:20am.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is suspending most of its construction projects on the state's highways to help keep the July 4 holiday traffic flowing smoothly.

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