The 25th Annual Cucalorus festival kicked off Wednesday in Downtown Wilmington, and those involved say it's more than just a film festival.

A student gunman opened fire Thursday at a Southern California high school, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head, authorities

Starbucks is adding to the holiday spirit with a special two-for-one deal this Thursday.

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Cucalorus festival hosts second day of events

The 25th Annual Cucalorus festival kicked off Wednesday in Downtown Wilmington, and those involved say it's more than just a film festival.
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No more summer camping at Freeman Park

There are some changes coming to Freeman Park for the 2020 season, which may not go over well with some pass-holders.
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Islands Fresh-Mex Grill opens in Leland

Islands has officially moved across the river to Brunswick County.
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Brunswick County Schools redistricting map options available online

Brunswick County Schools has announced that redistricting draft map options are now available to view online.
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WWAY 5th Quarter: November 14, 2019

Highlights and final scores from Thursday's first round playoff action in the North Carolina High School football playoffs.
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Wilmington nonprofit wins Bank of America ‘Neighborhood Champion’ grant

Some big money is on the way for the non-profit 'Kids Making It'.
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Drivers want change at ‘suicidal’ intersection

Some New Hanover County residents are saying a busy intersection is dangerous.
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Student opens fire in California high school, killing 2

A student gunman opened fire Thursday at a Southern California high school, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head, authorities said.

Heart, vascular tower being built on NHRMC main campus

There are new plans for a patient tower at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
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Brunswick County sex offender pleads guilty to multiple child sex crimes

A Brunswick County man pleaded guilty to dozens of child sex crimes charges on Thursday in New Hanover County Court.
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Lidl to open in Wilmington in early December

You'll soon have a new place to grocery shop in Wilmington. Grocery store Lidl says a grand opening will be held at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4.
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Woman accused of abusing children, causing mental injuries

A Pender County woman is accused of physically abusing two children that left them with serious mental injuries.

North Carolina sheriff’s deputy killed in traffic accident

A North Carolina sheriff’s office says one of its deputies has been killed in a traffic accident.

Virginia police say wanted Marine deserter sought family

The Camp Lejeune Marine that is the subject of a nationwide manhunt after he was accused of killing his mother’s boyfriend is believed to be back in Virginia.

3 suspects in armed NC bank robbery sentenced to federal prison

Three men involved in an armed bank robbery in Lumberton in January 2018 were sentenced in federal court. 
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Murder suspect extradited to New Hanover County, friends remember victim

The man accused of killing a friend and coworker was extradited to New Hanover County from Virginia on Thursday afternoon.

North Carolina Congress remap proposal threatens 2 incumbents

North Carolina Republican legislators advanced on Thursday a new congressional district map in response to a partisan gerrymandering lawsuit that could endanger the political future of two GOP incumbents.

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WWAY 5th Quarter: November 14, 2019

Highlights and final scores from Thursday's first round playoff action in the North Carolina High School football playoffs.
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Student-Athletes sign letters of intent across the Cape Fear

There were more than 20 student-athletes across the Cape Fear that signed their national letters of intent on Wednesday.

Seahawk Women’s Basketball sees comeback fall short at Longwood

Redshirt senior guard GiGi Smith led three UNCW players in double figures with a game-high 16 points, but Longwood held off a late comeback effort by the Seahawks to earn a 59-58 victory in non-conference women's basketball action at Willett Hall on Wednesday evening.
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Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame announces 2020 class

The Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame announced their 2020 class on Wednesday.