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Court orders new trial for Castle Hayne man serving life sentence for murder

The state Supreme Court determined the jury had been given improper standards for deliberations.

Local photography business snapping pictures to raise money for the homeless

Across the nation, some people don't know where their next meal will come from or where they will sleep at night. After seeing those realities face to face one local photographer decided it was time to help the homeless in the Cape Fear. 

92-year-old World War II veteran celebrates birthday with car parade

Birthday parades have taken the Cape Fear by storm over the last few months and Friday night there was an extra special one celebrating the big day of a United States veteran.

UNCW identifies another cluster of COVID-19 cases at residence hall

UNCW has identified a cluster of six COVID-19 cases in University Suite O.

How to tell the difference between COVID-19 and flu

Flu season comes every year, but this is the first time we're entering flu season while dealing with COVID-19. 

Thalian holds auditions for virtual children’s musical

The Thalian Association Community Theatre is holding auditions for its first virtual children's musical.

Several road signs remain damaged nearly two months after Hurricane Isaias

You may have noticed some road signs are still down across the Cape Fear since Hurricane Isaias. 

Salvation Army changes holiday plans amidst pandemic, coin shortage

With three months until Christmas, the Salvation Army is getting into the holiday spirit. However, things are going to be a bit different this year because of COVID-19.

NC Holiday Flotilla to hold dock decoration contest

The annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla held Wrightsville Beach is canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but that's not stopping residents from having a good time. 

First retail business opens at River Place in downtown Wilmington

The newest landmark on the riverfront in downtown Wilmington now has it's first retail tenant open. 

Boy meets good Samaritan credited with water rescue in Kure Beach

The boy who was rescued in the water near Kure Beach on Tuesday got to meet the man who helped save his life.

New Hanover public health breaks down cases in younger age groups

New Hanover County Public Health officials say three more New Hanover County residents died from COVID-19 this week.

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Brunswick County Schools preparing to welcome back K-5 students

Students across the country are beginning to get back into the swing of learning and some children here in the Cape Fear will be back in the classroom full time next week. 

BCSO: Issue may affect calling 911, call 910-253-7490 instead

According to an alert from the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, they are experiencing widespread issues that may affect calling 911.

Harris to voters: Don’t give up as Trump rushes court pick

Kamala Harris is urging voters not to be discouraged by Republican efforts to fill a Supreme Court seat before the election.

Officer charged in Breonna Taylor case pleads not guilty

The lone Kentucky detective charged in connection with the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor has pleaded not guilty.