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Convicted murderer granted parole, to be released in 2024

After more than 30 years behind bars, a convicted murderer is getting out of prison.

Women’s health and wellness event targets minorities in Wilmington

On Monday, Novant Health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center hosted a Women's Health and Wellness event, making it easier for women to get mammograms.

City breaks ground on Portia Hines Park improvements, teen advocates honored

Dozens came out for a ceremony at a Wilmington park on Monday, celebrating the start of a project that's been in the works for years.

Gun safety expert responds to movie set shooting

In light of a prop gun accident on the set of Alec Baldwin's new movie, an incident leaving one dead and one wounded, gun safety is now in the spotlight.

Why your vote matters in municipal elections

According to data from the North Carolina State Board of Elections, 74-percent of eligible voters in New Hanover County cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election but only 19-percent participated in the municipal elections the year before.

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City breaks ground on Portia Hines Park improvements, teen advocates honored

Dozens came out for a ceremony at a Wilmington park on Monday, celebrating the start of a project that's been in the works for years.

Gun safety expert responds to movie set shooting

In light of a prop gun accident on the set of Alec Baldwin's new movie, an incident leaving one dead and one wounded, gun safety is now in the spotlight.

Why your vote matters in municipal elections

According to data from the North Carolina State Board of Elections, 74-percent of eligible voters in New Hanover County cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election but only 19-percent participated in the municipal elections the year before.

State cites Leland Christian Academy for inadequate supervision, child-staff ratios violations

A complaint about inadequate supervision and child-staff ratios at a Leland daycare led to a recent surprise visit by the state. 

Biden ‘positive’ on budget deal; Manchin OK with wealth tax

Pivotal Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin appears to be on board with White House proposals for new taxes on billionaires and certain corporations to help pay for President Joe Biden’s scaled-back social services and climate change package.

School system sets Thanksgiving break for mental health

Students in a North Carolina school system will have the entire week of Thanksgiving off to support students and staff members’ mental health and wellness, the district has announced.

Microsoft: Russian-backed hackers targeting cloud services

Microsoft said Monday the same Russia-backed hackers responsible for the 2020 SolarWinds breach continue to attack the global technology supply chain and have been relentlessly targeting cloud service companies and others since summer.

Murals painted on Carolina Beach buildings showcase town’s history and charm

The Carolina Beach Mural Project is continuing to add to its many works of art around town with the latest being painted last week at Kate's Pancake House.

Bond raised for man charged with habitual DWI after fatal crash in Wilmington

A Leland man charged with habitual DWI and second-degree murder in an incident on Independence Boulevard in Wilmington made his first appearance in court on Monday.

Ohio printed 35,000 wrong Wright Brothers license plates

Ohio printed out 35,000 new license plates before realizing a banner depicted on the plate was attached to the wrong end of the Wright Brothers’ historic first plane, the Wright Flyer.