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Many people gather in downtown Wilmington for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

Today you may have seen a sea of green in downtown, where many people gathered for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival to celebrate "Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day".

‘Love Me, Don’t Hurt Me’ event held to tackle issue of children’s safety in schools

Keeping children safe at school is a growing concern around the country and the Cape Fear. An event was held Saturday at the Derick Davis Center at Maides Park to take on the issue, with the theme being 'Love Me, Don't Hurt Me'.

Hundreds turn out for the annual Dragon Boat Regatta in Carolina Beach

Dozens of people competed for the top trophy and bragging rights in the annual Dragon Boat Regatta race Saturday afternoon. 

Businesses around the Cape Fear celebrating after a bounce-back summer season

The summer of 2020 was a challenge for everyone around the Cape Fear. But small businesses were hit extremely hard, as the pandemic led to temporary closures of many restaurants and stores. 

Dozens of K-9 officers head to New Hanover Co. to compete for ‘Top Dog’

Many law enforcement agencies from across the country are driving into Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wilmington for "The National Police Dog I K-9" trials.

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Businesses around the Cape Fear celebrating after a bounce-back summer season

The summer of 2020 was a challenge for everyone around the Cape Fear. But small businesses were hit extremely hard, as the pandemic led to temporary closures of many restaurants and stores. 

Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

Durst was arrested in 2015 while hiding out in a New Orleans hotel on the eve of the airing of the final episode of “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” in which he was confronted with incriminating evidence and made what prosecutors said was a confession.

Dozens of K-9 officers head to New Hanover Co. to compete for ‘Top Dog’

Many law enforcement agencies from across the country are driving into Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wilmington for "The National Police Dog I K-9" trials.

Work session held by New Hanover County to discuss safety against violence in schools

 Three weeks after a shooting at New Hanover High School, and two weeks after New Hanover County Commissioners passed a motion allocating up to $350 million for school safety, the county held a work session today to discuss safety goals.

Now that U.S. pandemic unemployment payments are over, are more people applying to jobs?

Just after federal pandemic unemployment benefits ended, the Cape Fear is seeing an increase in job seekers. 

Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast

Tropical Storm Odette has formed off the mid-Atlantic coast and is expected to weaken Saturday night as it approaches eastern Canada.

Local furniture maker preserves historic Clemson tree as a table

A piece of Clemson football history could be returning home, all thanks to a Wilmington furniture maker.

VIDEO: New York City restaurant host attacked over vaccine status request

A host at a popular New York City restaurant was assaulted by three women from Texas after she asked for proof they had been vaccinated against COVID-19, police said.

Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error

The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed.

US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for elderly, high-risk

An influential federal advisory panel has rejected a plan to offer Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans.