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UNC system sees record enrollment despite pandemic

Schools in the University of North Carolina system enrolled more students than ever before this fall.

City of Wilmington granted stay on short-term rentals ruling

The City of Wilmington has been granted a stay on this week's short-term rentals ruling.

Parents, school districts, others react to Gov. Cooper’s announcement on schools

Governor Roy Cooper announced Thursday that elementary schools will have the option to open for full-time in person learning.

NC Insurance Commissioner speaks on disaster preparedness and recovery

The 2020 hurricane season has definitely had an impact on the Cape Fear and there is still more to go. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey was in Wilmington today to speak on disaster preparedness. 

6 MONTHS LATER: Bars remain closed, others still adapting to virus restrictions

On March 17, businesses closed their doors as the coronavirus crept into North Carolina. Six months later, businesses are still feeling the effects of the shutdown.

NHCS sticks with Plan B transition, to consider shift to Plan A for some

New Hanover County Schools announced it's still planning for a Plan B transition in October, following Governor Roy Cooper's announcement about the option for districts to send children in Pre-K through 5th grade back under Plan A.

Gov. Cooper to allow elementary schools to open full-time

Gov. Roy Cooper says public elementary schools will be allowed to return to the classroom full time.

Wilmington’s Kenan Fountain, Lady Liberty tagged with graffiti

Two longtime monuments in Wilmington's historic district have been vandalized and police are trying to find out who did it.

Southport-Fort Fisher ferry service resumes following electrical issue

The Southport-Fort Fisher ferry route is down due to an electrical issue.

DNA evidence links murder suspect to another shooting, police say

A suspect in a Wilmington fatal shooting is now charged in another shooting.

Carousel Center cancels Beer & Wine Festival in October

Another popular festival has been canceled over coronavirus concerns. 

NC dairy farmers suffering losses because of COVID-19 can apply for aid

Grade A dairy fluid milk producers in North Carolina who suffered losses because of COVID-19 disruptions in the milk supply chain can soon apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Dairy Aid Program 2020.

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Survey: 40% would give up their dog to keep their phone

Could you live without your smartphone? What about your dog?

Renovated Lizzie Borden house on the market, again

A home where Lizzie Borden lived in Fall River, Massachusetts, is on the market again.

NHCS installs reverse osmosis water coolers

New Hanover County Schools has installed bottle-less water coolers at schools currently serviced by the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. 

New Hanover County Schools reschedules virtual town hall meetings

Due to changes in the state’s guidance to school systems for Plan A/B/C schedules, New Hanover County Schools has rescheduled planned virtual town hall meetings.