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New high school opens in Wilmington

Summer is almost here, but Monday was the first day of class at a new high school in Wilmington.

Wilmington man comes close to winning Survivor, Fiji

Twenty-five-year-old Dre "Dreamz" Herd competed on the latest season of the CBS show. He won $100,000 after coming in second during Sunday night's finale.

Wright, McAllister campaign finances at issue at board hearing

A public hearing today will consider complaints about the campaign finances of a once-close ally of former House Speaker Jim Black.

Marriott backs out of convention center project

A major bump in the road for the much talked about Wilmington convention center project: Armada Hoffler, the developer in charge of the hotel on the site, announced Marriott has backed out.

Mother and son graduate college together

At Cape Fear Community College Friday night one Wilmington mom got an early and very special Mother's Day gift. She received her degree along with her son.

Excitement, pride, apprehension on graduation day

Graduation day is a day filled with excitement, pride and even a little apprehension. Nearly 1,500 UNCW undergrads marched proudly into Trask Coliseum Saturday afternoon.

City, County working to eliminate building moratorium

Representatives for New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington are still working to get rid of the building moratorium put in place Thursday.

Some Carolina Beach residents forced to change addresses

Dozens of Carolina Beach residents will soon have to change their addresses. The Carolina Beach Town Council recently approved the change to correct home addresses that don't comply with New Hanover County's address manual.

Three men attempt to rob family at gunpoint

A New Hanover County family is breathing easier after some "want-to-be" robbers failed an attempt to rob them. The suspects are behind bars with felony charges.

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Sailing from ENC to Europe, the new adventure starts this summer

Sam Holmes is setting sail across the Atlantic Ocean and he is launching from Oriental

Timely hitting leads Pender softball past rival Heide Trask

The Pender High School softball team battled back not once, but twice on Monday night to take down rival Heide Trask, 3-2. 

Four Cape Fear area football teams punch their ticket to the state playoffs

The high school football regular season is in the books as focus across the area shifts to the NCHSAA State Playoffs. Four Cape Fear area teams will have an opportunity to bring home the title in 2021. 

UNCW Baseball adds weekend series with UNC Asheville

UNCW has announced the addition of a three-game series this weekend when the Seahawks host UNCA beginning Friday with a 6 p.m. start at Brooks Field.