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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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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.