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Mayor Saffo: More affordable housing could soon be coming to the city

Some much-needed affordable housing could soon be coming to the City of Wilmington as a non-profit plans to buy an existing apartment complex for that purpose.

Coastal Christian keeping a championship mentality through Covid-19

Coastal Christian High School was shut down on October 6th due to covid-19, but their student-athletes aren't using that as an excuse as they prepare to make a deep run in the state playoffs. 

Domestic violence shelter: Calls more than double, shelter stays up almost 300%

Domestic violence numbers in the Cape Fear continue to go up as the pandemic continues, and shelters struggle to keep up with the need.

Pope Francis calls for same-sex civil unions in the church

On Wednesday, Pope Francis called for the creation of civil union laws, the first pope in history to do so.

Party leaders react to arrests related to damaged Trump billboard

New Hanover County party leaders from both sides of the aisle are coming together to agree on one thing: They do not support vandalism of any kind.

Parked RV on Wrightsville Beach road stirs questions by neighbors

In Wrightsville Beach, residents alerted police and Town Hall, saying an RV was parked in their backyard.

Health officials identify COVID-19 cluster at Lyceum Academy

The New Hanover County Public Health Department has identified a cluster of COVID-19 positive cases in the Lyceum Academy at New Hanover High School. 

Forest Hills Global Elementary holds food drive for world hunger

In honor of World Food Day this month, Forest Hills Global Elementary School is holding its 5th annual food drive.

North Carolina pecan growers expect plentiful crop

After several years of weather-related setbacks, North Carolina pecan growers are reporting a strong crop.

North Carolina will remain in Phase 3 as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Governor Roy Cooper announced on Wednesday that North Carolina will remain paused in Phase 3 for three more weeks as health officials continue to monitor North Carolina’s viral trends.

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.

Wilmington city council declares Optimist Park as surplus property

Wilmington City Council has declared that Optimist Park is no longer park.

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Local experts weigh in ahead of second and final presidential debate

The stage is set for the second and final presidential debate Thursday night.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.