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Hundreds gather in downtown Wilmington to watch Ironman 70.3 triathletes cross the finish line

The 2021 Ironman 70.3 Triathlon brought hundreds of spectators to Downtown Wilmington today,  to watch more than 2,500 athletes cross the finish line.

Premiere screening held for local independent film “A. Phoenix” at Thalian Hall

Today the world premiere screening of local feature film "A. Phoenix" was held at Thalian Hall. Local screenwriter Don Fried, independent Filmmaker Branham Dyer, along with Cape Fear Film & Video presented the premiere screening.

Wilmington tree giveaway adds 1,000 trees to the area

Continuing its efforts to keep Wilmington's tree canopy thriving after loss due to storms and age, the Alliance for Cape Fear trees held another tree giveaway today. 

‘Art-oberfest 2021’ showcases the works of nearly 40 local artists

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday to participate in the third annual neighborhood art crawl along Wrightsville Avenue and Pender Avenue in Wilmington. 

Artwork for the 75th NC Azalea Festival unveiled

The first event celebrating the 75th North Carolina Azalea Festival was held on Friday evening as the official artwork for the festival was unveiled.

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LATEST NEWS

Part of I-40 near Statesville closed through weekend as crews fix hole in bridge

A large portion of Interstate 40 near Statesville will be closed through the weekend while road crews make emergency repairs to a bridge on the interstate.

The 5th Quarter October 22, 2021

Week 10 is done! See the highlights from tonight's 5th Quarter.

Artwork for the 75th NC Azalea Festival unveiled

The first event celebrating the 75th North Carolina Azalea Festival was held on Friday evening as the official artwork for the festival was unveiled.

Warrant: Baldwin didn’t know weapon contained live round

The gun was one of three that the film's armorer had set on a cart outside the wooden structure where a scene was being acted, according to the records.

Brunswick County begins offering Moderna, Johnson & Johnson booster appointments Monday

Brunswick County Health Services will begin offering booster vaccines of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccines by appointment at its main clinic in Shallotte beginning Monday, Oct. 25.

Boiling Spring Lakes dam project new projected completion date of summer 2025

It's been more than three years since Hurricane Florence destroyed several dams in Boiling Spring Lakes. Now, officials say it could take another three years to get water back in the lakes. 

Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO celebrate its newly operational Belville treatment plant

Today, Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO celebrated a ribbon cutting, for its wastewater treatment plant expansion.

Courageous breast cancer survivor to compete in the Ironman 70.3 triathlon

In New Hanover County more than 2,500 athletes are prepping for the Ironman 70.3, that takes place tomorrow.

Market research firm to open Wilmington office, creating 40 new jobs

A market research firm plans to establish its technology hub in downtown Wilmington, bringing 40 new jobs to the area.

Retreat held in Oak Island for veterans struggling with suicidal thoughts or PTSD

An estimated 22 veterans commit suicide each day in the United States, with countless others facing daily mental struggles after years of combat. The 'American Family Got Your Six' organization is setting out to address the issue, inviting dozens of veterans to a retreat in Oak Island.