Firework sales are booming right now and it could have a lot to do with this year's canceled or postponed shows.

Downtown Alive has revived many businesses after a devastating hit to the local economy.

An Elon University Poll has found broad support for the statewide mandate that masks be worn in public spaces to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus 2019.

Beachgoers in South Carolina experienced "Sharknado" in real life this week when a massive bird was caught on video flying through the air, carrying what many believed to

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Firework sales increase ahead 4th of July holiday

Firework sales are booming right now and it could have a lot to do with this year's canceled or postponed shows.

Residents hold special event to raise money for Sunset Beach Turtle Patrol

Residents held a special event to raise money for the Sunset Beach Turtle Patrol on Friday.

Holiday weekend sparks even larger crowds at Downtown Alive

Downtown Alive has revived many businesses after a devastating hit to the local economy.

BLM, NAACP react to lack of charges for fired WPD officers

New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David announced Thursday no criminal charges will be brought against three fired Wilmington Police officers. Now we're hearing reaction from those in the African American community.​
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Woman charged with breaking and entering

Leland Police responded to a residence on Oakmont Court in reference to a breaking and entering Friday morning.

Traffic picks up throughout the Cape Fear for the 4th of July weekend

This 4th of July is expected to be one of the busiest years for travel in recent memory as people look to get out of their homes even with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Viral video captures bird of prey carrying huge shark-like fish at Myrtle Beach

Beachgoers in South Carolina experienced "Sharknado" in real life this week when a massive bird was caught on video flying through the air, carrying what many believed to be a shark in its talons. 

NC sees highest one-day increase in new cases, surpasses 2,000 for the first time

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services on Friday reported the highest number of new cases so far in the pandemic -- passing 2,000 new confirmed cases for the first time.

Patrols during a pandemic; sheriff’s office prepares for crowds on the water

Masonboro Island is a hotspot for Fourth of July celebrations every year, but coronavirus is posing safety concerns this year as the holiday weekend can draw thousands of people to the small island. 

ILM expands, takes more COVID-19 safety precautions

The Wilmington International Airport keeps on growing, while at the same time, working to enhance health and safety measures in light of COVID-19.
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‘Operation Dry Water’ aims to keep waterways safe during the holiday weekend

With the anticipated nice weather forecast for the 4th of July holiday weekend, Many people will heading to waterways and members of the law enforcement division of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will be looking for people operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

NASCAR meets with minister pushing for racial equality

Greg Drumwright is a minister at the Citadel Church & Campus Ministries in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Sponsor FedEx asks Redskins to change their name

The title sponsor of the Washington Redskins’ stadium wants the NFL team to change its name.

Watchdog says govt blocking report on Trump-hurricane flap

A government watchdog says the Commerce Department is trying to block the findings of an investigation into the agency's role in rebuking forecasters who contradicted President Donald Trump’s inaccurate claims about the path of Hurricane Dorian last year.

Supreme Court blocks curbside voting in Alabama

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting in Alabama and waiving some absentee ballot requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Buttigieg, South Carolina mayor teaming up on COVID effort

Former South Bend, Indiana, mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has teamed up with the mayor of South Carolina’s capital city to help municipalities stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Officials warn COVID-19 job recovery not happening in SC

South Carolina officials said the recovery of jobs they hoped for after reopening from the COVID-19 shutdown has not materialized.

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Sponsor FedEx asks Redskins to change their name

The title sponsor of the Washington Redskins’ stadium wants the NFL team to change its name.

McCallie won’t return as Duke’s women’s basketball coach

Joanne P. McCallie won’t return for a 14th season as Duke’s women’s basketball coach.
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Summer golf camps for kids in full swing at max capacity

Sporting events and schools have been shut down for months now due to covid-19, but something that hasn't slowed down this summer are sports camps. In reality, they are seeing high numbers than usual.

2020 Minor League Baseball season cancelled

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.