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Leland woman says metal object fell from bridge, hit her car, NCDOT responds

A Leland woman says she had a "final destination moment" when driving under the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation is responding.

Town of Leland to pay developers $140k to speed up home construction

The Town of Leland will give developers of a new subdivision $140,400 to speed up construction.

Wilmington event raises $90k for Make-A-Wish, features celebrity guest

An event in Wilmington on Thursday raising money for a good cause more than doubled its donation goal, thanks to the help of a celebrity guest.

Wilmington Cargo District packs in dozens of local businesses

Ever want to run you own business out of a shipping container? This small business week, the Wilmington Cargo District is expanding and giving local businesses a chance to grow.

City installs system to reduce toxic algae bloom at Greenfield Lake

The City of Wilmington has installed a new aquatic system to reduce the ongoing toxic algae bloom affecting Greenfield Lake.

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LATEST NEWS

The Cape Fear Collective releases its Inclusive Economy Report on the Cape Fear region

A new report released by the Cape Fear Collective identifies issues with the region's economy.

Governor Cooper explains decision to veto riot bill

House Bill 805 aimed to put harsher sanctions on men and women who damage property, loot, injure, or kill others, especially emergency workers, while apart of a protest or riot. The bill is back in the North Carolina Senate after Cooper vetoed it Friday.

Wilmington International Airport travel trends soaring in a positive direction

The travel trends at Wilmington International Airport are soaring and the airport is outperforming some larger airports in the country.

City of Wilmington invests $100K in Coastal Horizons Quick Response Team

Wilmington residents struggling with substance use disorder will soon have more access to resources for treatment as the City of Wilmington announced today an additional $100,000 commitment to the Quick Response Team of Coastal Horizons (QRT).

Convicted sex offender approved for parole after 30+ years behind bars

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

Woman charged with DWI after car hit pedestrian in downtown Wilmington

A woman is charged with DWI after reportedly hitting a pedestrian in downtown Wilmington early Tuesday morning.

Hospital says they will vet employee’s COVID vaccination status before removing those ‘noncompliant’

Officials at Novant Health / New Hanover Regional Medical Center are now checking to see which employees have followed through getting their COVID-19 vaccine.

New Hanover County barbecue restaurant worker accused of asking teen coworker for paid sex

A Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q worker is accused of asking a teen coworker for paid sex, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office.

Murdaugh surrenders to face charges in $10M insurance fraud

A prominent South Carolina lawyer who found the bodies of his wife and son three months ago plans to turn himself in to face charges in a plot to arrange his own death that ended with the shooter only grazing him in the head, his defense attorneys said.

Brunswick County again sees higher real estate prices, tight inventory in August

Brunswick County’s residential real estate market once again saw increased prices and low inventory in August, that's according to Brunswick County Association of REALTORS®.