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Downtown Wilmington

TRAFFIC ALERT: Komen 'Race for the Cure' downtown this weekend

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The Wilmington Race for the Cure® is happening downtown this weekend! As a fundraising event in the fight against breast cancer, we expect over 2,500 runners and walkers to participate in the 5K event on Saturday morning, March 2nd. Full story...
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Residents of Old Wilmington meet to honor one another

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videoAfter 40 years of contributing to downtown Wilmington, the Residents of Old Wilmington are still making improvements. Today members and previous ROW mayors came together to honor one another and celebrate the contributions that they have made to downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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WPD looking for suspect in afternoon armed robbery downtown

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Wilmington Police say around 2:30 p.m. a young black male dressed in a black hoodie and black jeans robbed a downtown business at gunpoint. Full story...
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Precautionary boil water advisory issued for part of N. Front Street

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videoThe Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has issued a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory (PBWA) for the 200 and 300 blocks of North Front Street and #10 Walnut Street in downtown Wilmington, starting at 11 p.m. tonight. Full story...
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Repairs to Kenan Fountain are complete

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video Repairs and improvements made to the Kenan Fountain on Market Street in Downtown Wilmington are now complete after new lighting was installed this week. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Cassidey's Shipyard and the CSS Raleigh

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videoThe Cape Fear river has a history full of battles, and war. Some of the ships that set sail at that time were built at old shipyard in Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington lagging in job creation

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video A recent North Carolina Department of Commerce study shows that Wilmington has the third worst job creation rate in the state of North Carolina, but one area business is helping to buck that trend. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: MLK Parade move creates split along Castle Street

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videoThere's been a lot of debate about the new route this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Parade took through Wilmington last week. You've probably heard about issues downtown businesses had with the move to Front Street, but there are also complaints from the parade's old route. Full story...
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REMINDER: City of Wilmington holding MLK Parade debriefing meeting tonight

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video The city would like to invite you and other downtown stakeholders to attend a debriefing regarding the MLK parade held tonight. Full story...
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Building History: 5th Avenue Methodist Church

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video It's a beautiful church with art and architecture reaching back to the 1800s. 5th Avenue Methodist Church welcomes you, and we welcome them in this week's Building History. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New bus company to offer late-night routes between downtown, UNCW

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videoA new bus company is trying to get more people downtown and says it's willing to go the extra mile to get you there. The new company Wilmington Transit is still in the planning stages, but founders say the route will be up and running by the end of March. Full story...
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CFPUA issues boil water advisory

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video The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority wants to remind you about tonight's water shutdown and precautionary boil water advisory. Full story...
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CFCC Service Learning Fair good exposure for students

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Cape Fear Community College students will be able to find out about a wide variety of volunteer opportunities in the local area at the CFCC Service Learning Fair tomorrow. Full story...
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New route means record crowd for MLK Day Parade

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video The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade had a new look this year, as the route headed downtown for the first time ever. Full story...
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Bar employees rescue man from early-morning fire

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videoA fire broke out around 1:30 this morning in an apartment above a Downtown Wilmington bar. When two bar employees heard the alarm, instead of running away, they ran to help. Full story...
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