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Downtown Wilmington

Fire sparks inside Wilmington apartment with occupant inside

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A fire sparked in the kitchen of Firebelly Lounge in downtown Wilmington early Monday morning. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Free rides put Cartmen out of business

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videoA donation-based transportation business has closed up shop, but what will that mean for safety in downtown Wilmington? Full story...
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Building History: Winnie's Tavern

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video It's a landmark down by the dock, with trucks, trains and ships there are plenty of hungry people, at lunch time they head to Winnie’s tavern. This isn't Winnie although a lot of people think she is. Jeannie Johnson has run the tavern for a while. Full story...
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Christmas shopping boom to downtown Wilmington economy

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videoEarlier this month, we told you about obstacles facing downtown retailers. Today, many said the holiday season has brought a boom to business. Full story...
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Community comes together to mourn loss of student

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videoA week after 19-year-old CFCC student Josh Proutey was murdered in downtown Wilmington the community continues to mourn. Today, counselors offered their support at a public grief forum. Counselors hope this afternoon's forum will be the first step in the healing process. Full story...
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Building History: Tuscany

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videoAmong his many talents, Chris Wilson is a student of history. His home Tuscany on Fifth avenue is historic and a work of art. Chris and his wife Kathy acquired the home just a few years back and started a major renovation. Full story...
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Community Arts Center performance honors murder victim's memory

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video19-year-old Joshua Todd Proutey was shot and killed leaving work at the Hannah Block Second Street Stage Thursday night. Today, the Thalian Association Children's Theater went ahead with its performance to honor his memory. Full story...
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Student's murder raises questions of downtown safety

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videoJosh Proutey's body was found at 11 p.m. in what is typically considered a safe part of town, but neighboring business owners are not shocked. They do not blame downtown Wilmington. They blame criminals. Full story...
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City's response to Downtown Wilmington murder

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video While the details of last night's fatal shooting are being investigated, it is important to note the significant efforts that have been, and are being made by public safety personnel to increase safety downtown. Full story...
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CFCC moves forward on Fine Arts Center

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video Cape Fear Community College is one step closer to building its Humanities and Fine Arts Center downtown. The school's board of trustees approved a plan to build the nearly 160,000 square foot facility across the street from CFCC's parking deck on North 3rd Street. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Washington's Southern Tour

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video We explore the history around the region by looking at historical markers you may never have stopped to read. This week we learn about George Washington's trip to Southeastern NC. Full story...
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Police catch suspected downtown thieves

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A man was robbed tonight near the corner of Front and Grace streets in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Building History: Historic USO

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videoThe Hannah Block Historic USO Center at 2nd and Orange streets in Wilmington houses historical artifacts for residents and tourists to explore. Full story...
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'Closed for Winter' becoming a common sight in downtown Wilmington

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video More and more "closed" signs have been popping up in windows along front street in downtown Wilmington. That's leaving some wondering if they are actually signs of a lagging downtown economy. Full story...
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Is all business good business for downtown Wilmington?

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video With the recent addition of some new restaurants, business is booming in downtown Wilmington, but one business owner says not all business is good business. Full story...
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