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Sheriff’s Office to host self-defense class for women

The class can accommodate up to 15 and will be geared mainly towards young women who are about to enter college, but the Sheriff's Office says they will take others as well.

Pender County Schools removes mask mandate this fall, parents react

Students in Pender County will not be required to wear mask this fall.

‘Kicks for Luna’ soccer fundraiser to support girl with cancer

A Florida girl with a rare form of bone cancer is in the Cape Fear this weekend for a soccer fundraiser.

‘I felt like something was wrong’: Woman details encounter with rabid fox in Ocean Isle Beach

A fox suspected to be connected to two attacks that occurred earlier this week in the southern end of the county tested positive for rabies.

Employees respond to Novant Health vaccine mandate

The countdown is now on for employees with Novant Health. Their deadline to get the COVID-19 vaccine is September 15.

Nonprofit assistance grant program

The nonprofit grant program will provide $700,000 in assistance to the nonprofit community in New Hanover County, allocated through grants of no less than $10,000 and up to $50,000 per organization.

Wilmington Police investigating shooting on Metting Road

A Wilmington Police spokesman said officers responded to a call about a shooting in the 3600 block of Metting Road just before 3 p.m. this afternoon.

Mt. Calvary Center for Leadership Development is Jammin’ by the River

Mt. Calvary Center for Leadership Development is holding it's President's Club Charity Dinner and Soiree by the River on July 31 to bring together donors, community leaders, and the public to celebrate a year of success.

NCDOT closing road near Bolivia to replace pipes

A Brunswick County road is expected to be closed for two weeks while crews perform maintenance work.

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Simone Biles withdraws from women’s team gymnastics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles had to withdraw from the women's team gymnastic final on Tuesday as the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) took gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

The new House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has opened its first hearing. Democrats are starting with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building.

‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics

The Tokyo Games are shaping up as a watershed for LGBTQ Olympians. A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields.

Dolphins’ Howard reports despite unhappiness with contract

All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard has joined the rest of the Miami Dolphins reporting for training camp after he sat out mandatory minicamp because he’s unhappy about his contract.