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Wilmington man pleads guilty in deadly stabbing at homeless camp

A Wilmington man will spend at least 12 years in prison for a 2020 stabbing at a homeless camp.

Law enforcement, community remembers long-time NHSO captain

Hundreds of law enforcement officers and community members are gathering to celebrate the life of a New Hanover County sheriff's captain who recently died from COVID-19.

Gas leak closes portion of Princess Street in Wilmington

Some students at New Hanover High School are being evacuated due to a gas leak on Tuesday morning.

Warehouse and office space in demand as film industry booms in the Cape Fear

Wilmington is living up to its name as “Hollywood East” with more than a half dozen films currently in various stages of production.

Pfizer gives vaccine data from kids 5-11 to FDA

Pfizer has submitted research to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine in children as it moves closer to seeking approval for expanded use of the shots.

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Gas leak closes portion of Princess Street in Wilmington

Some students at New Hanover High School are being evacuated due to a gas leak on Tuesday morning.

Warehouse and office space in demand as film industry booms in the Cape Fear

Wilmington is living up to its name as “Hollywood East” with more than a half dozen films currently in various stages of production.

Pfizer gives vaccine data from kids 5-11 to FDA

Pfizer has submitted research to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine in children as it moves closer to seeking approval for expanded use of the shots.

US consumer confidence slides for third consecutive month

U.S. consumer confidence declined for the third straight month in September as the rapidly-spreading delta variant of the coronavirus extends the life of a global pandemic.

Disney World opened 50 years ago; these workers never left

Applying to be one of the first workers at Walt Disney World, high school graduate George Kalogridis made a split-second decision that set the course for his life: he picked a room where prospective hotel workers were being hired.

Biden nominates 9 candidates for federal prosecutor posts

President Joe Biden is nominating nine lawyers to run U.S. attorney’s offices across the country, a diverse group of candidates in the latest round of picks for the top law enforcement positions.

Pet Pals: 2-year-old domestic short-hair cat is in need of a new home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 2-year-old domestic short-hair cat.

UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.