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Local students donate to “Reach Out and Read” program

Local fifth graders are coming together to help the community. Students from the Friends School of Wilmington donated 500 books to the "Reach Out and Read" program at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Sheriff’s deputy in critical condition at hospital

Deputy Bill Curry wrecked his motorcycle on the Martin Luther King Parkway a little before noon Tuesday.

Deputies: 21-year-old murder solved

A 21-year-old murder is solved. That's what Columbus County deputies are saying after arresting a suspect in 21-year-old murder case. The suspected murderer was in court Wednesday morning. Terrance Munn stood before a judge Wednesday, accused of killing a 79-year-old woman back in 1986.

Tall ship docks in Wilmington, offers chance for ten-day voyage

As we've been reporting the Prince William tall ship is making a pit stop in the Port City this week. It's on its way from Charleston, S.C. to Nova Scotia, Canada. So what's it really like on this British beauty?

Does two-way Front Street mean more business?

Downtown Wilmington's Front Street has been open to two-way traffic for weeks now. The traffic has increased but has that generated more sales for downtown business? The reviews are mixed.

Memorial Day weekend successful for local business

Downtown business owners say they are happy with sales over the holiday weekend.

Local farmers hope for rain

You've heard the saying: "rain, rain, go away." But that's just the opposite of what people in the farming business are chanting these days. Lately, they've been begging for some wet weather. Since January the area's only received about 11 inches of rain. Area farmers say it's not enough to keep up their crops.

Women and Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer among American men and women, but women often wait longer to seek treatment or sometimes do not see their doctors at all. If Wilmington resident, Gwen Johnsen had ignored the signs of heart disease any longer she may not be around to do the things she loves.

Beach house owners not collecting occupancy taxes

It's a good deal for vacationers, not for coastal governments.

Wilmington remembers fallen heroes

Wilmington honored the men and women who gave their lives in the armed services today at the National Ceremony.

Summer dangerous season for teen drivers

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer -- a season that local law enforcement says is a dangerous time for teens on our roads.

Holiday weekend boater safety

With the hot weather over the weekend, many people in our area took to the water to have a good time, but along with the fun were some problems. The Coast Guard at Wrightsville Beach say even though hundreds of boats were out on the water this weekend, everybody was pretty safe.

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New Hanover County GOP reacts to overturned voter ID ruling

You might have to present a photo ID to vote in the next election after a court ruling Wednesday, and now the New Hanover County Republican Party is reacting.

Coastal Christian High School sees largest COVID-19 outbreak in state

Coastal Christian High School is currently experiencing the largest coronavirus outbreak of any school or childcare facility in the state according to new data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

2020 set up to be the busiest mailing holiday season ever

The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on the 2020 holiday season, with many people changing their plans this year. It is setting up to be an even busier year for those looking to send and receive packages. 

Wilmington Mustaches for Kids wraps up November fundraiser

You've probably heard of No-Shave November and their fight against cancer, but it's the Mustaches for Kids cause that's taking the Cape Fear by storm.