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Registration underway for the inaugural Brunswick Heritage Riverside Ride

If you enjoy biking and learning about the past, there's a really cool ride taking place in October that will offer great views of the Cape Fear River and allow participants to connect with Brunswick County's history.

Residents in Pender and New Hanover counties eligible to take part in GenX exposure study

Residents in two southeastern North Carolina counties have the opportunity to take part in a GenX Exposure Study.  

Wilmington Veterans Experience Action Center to host 3-day event

From VA benefits compensation and pension claims to wellness exams and mental health counseling, veterans across the Cape Fear will be able to tap into a number of resources during an event in Wilmington this week.

Turning the Tide aims to teach employers how to retain and recruit good workers

Many businesses that were shuttered during the pandemic are reopening but a number of them are struggling to retain and hire new employees.

London honors Muppets creator Jim Henson with blue plaque

Kermit the Frog. Miss Piggy. Animal. Statler and Waldorf. The Swedish Chef. The list goes on and on. Everyone has their favorite Muppet. And everyone owes a debt of gratitude to one man for bringing them to life: Jim Henson.

Jill Biden heads back to classroom as a working first lady

Jill Biden is going back to her whiteboard. After months of teaching writing and English to community college students in boxes on a computer screen, the first lady resumes teaching in person Tuesday from a classroom at Northern Virginia Community College, where she has worked since 2009.

UNCW’s fall enrollment highest ever in the school’s 74-year history

Student enrollment for the fall semester at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is the highest ever in the school's 74-year history. 

Woman dies after boat hits hidden sand shoal

Officials in North Carolina say a Virginia woman was killed when she was thrown from a boat and run over after it hit a hidden sand shoal off the Outer Banks.

Nonprofit receives grant to share COVID-19 information to Spanish-speaking immigrant communities

A nonprofit will bring more COVID-19-related resources to western North Carolina’s Spanish-speaking immigrant communities.

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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.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.