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UPWA brings Fright Night 2020 to Wilmington Saturday

UPWA is bringing pro wrestling back to the Cape Fear just in time for Halloween.  The UPWA Fight Night 2020 is Saturday.

The Island Men taking Golf Cart Parade to the people

The Island Men at Pleasure Island are ready to welcome Halloween to the island with the Pleasure Island Golf Cart Rally.

‘There’s a lemur!’ 5-year-old helps crack SF Zoo theft case

Zoo officials thanked authorities and the young boy who initially spotted the lemur wandering around the grounds of his preschool and alerted school officials, who called authorities.

Macaulay Culkin shares face-covering PSA in ‘Home Alone’ inspired mask

Macaulay Culkin shared this picture to Instagram of him wearing a mask designed with the iconic 'Home Alone' scream.

Little girl fighting cancer gets princess photo shoot

Five-year-old Arianna Taft is fighting an advanced form of kidney cancer. Richer learned about her illness and wanted to do what she could to help.

‘Hot Garbage’ turning trash into art

Garion Worldslayer is turning trash into 'Hot Garbage' in the Cape Fear.  The photographer is working with 'BootScrap,' a sustainable, environmentally conscious trio, to make you look at what you throw away in a new light.

Wilmington Boat Show returns Friday

After missing 2019 because of Hurricane Dorian, the Wilmington Boat Show is back and better than ever this year.  It kicks off Friday at noon at the Wilmington Convention Center and Port City Marina.

Bulldog puppy born with Mickey Mouse ears on its back

Meet "Minnie Mouse," the bulldog puppy who has an image of Mickey's famous ears on her back.

Nursing home opens hugging booth

Residents wore isolation gowns, family members wore gloves past their elbows, and both wore masks. They also sanitize the plastic cover between the family members and the residents between each visit.

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This Wilmington brewery has beer made with pumpkin pies

It may not feel like Autumn outside just yet, but this new beer may have taste buds saying FALLelujah!

Deputies identify 19-year-old man killed in Chadbourn shooting

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a Chadbourn triple shooting.

NHCS: Threatening social media post prompted lockdown at three schools

Anderson Elementary, Murray Middle, and Ashley High schools were placed under a brief lockdown Friday morning.

New Hanover County reports record-high COVID-19 deaths in the past week

New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died from COVID-19 to 250.