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Man ordered to clean property harasses workers

The Winnabow man ordered to clean up his property because it was deemed a junkyard couldn't get it done in time. And now he's under a court order to stay away from the people doing it.

End of boxing program concerns Wilmington residents

The closing of a popular boxing program has some Wilmington residents concerned. It's been a part of the community for decades. After more than 30 years, the city ended the Sherridale Morgan competitive boxing program. Some people who live near the Tenth Street gym said the program will be missed.

Saturday is World Rabies Day

Pet experts say World Rabies Day is a good time to make sure you're dog or cat has been vaccinated. More than 55,000 people die from rabies every year around the world.

More turn to internet for medical advice

An increasing number of people are turning to the internet to seek medical advice. They're affectionately called "cyber-chondriacs." According to one poll there were about 160 million of them in 2006.

Latest nuclear sub coming to Wilmington

The latest nuclear submarine in the United States Navy has a special connection with Wilmington. The commander of the USS North Carolina was in town Friday morning to unveil plans to bring the sub to the Port City.

Shelter opens for animals and owners

While this storm is still churning in the Atlantic it's a good time to talk emergency planning. That includes having a plan ready for your pet. New Hanover County has a third shelter ready for pets in the event of an evacuation. And unlike the other shelters, this one will house both pets and their owners.

Congressional hopeful announces candidacy

videoThursday Republican Will Breazeale announced his candidacy for Congress. He's the first republican to enter the race and challenge Democratic incumbent Mike McIntyre. Will Breazeale knows how to get around. The commercial airline pilot and Iraq war veteran flew to every county in the seventh district Thursday to announce his candidacy for congress.

Parents concerned about children’s bus stop safety

videoParents have some serious safety concerns over what goes on at one local school bus stop. They say since school started the bus has been at least 15 minutes late every day, leaving their children standing on the corner. They say their kids have been approached by drug dealers and people looking for sex.

Plan to turn Blockade Runner into condos falls through

videoA landmark hotel at Wrightsville Beach was supposed to be turned into condo's, but now plans have changed. The owner of the Blockade Runner says he's not surprised the sale fell through. In February the property was sold to two local men who wanted to transform the hotel rooms into condominiums.

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Dozens of K-9 officers head to New Hanover Co. to compete for ‘Top Dog’

Many law enforcement agencies from across the country are driving into Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wilmington for "The National Police Dog I K-9" trials.

Work session held by New Hanover County to discuss safety against violence in schools

 Three weeks after a shooting at New Hanover High School, and two weeks after New Hanover County Commissioners passed a motion allocating up to $350 million for school safety, the county held a work session today to discuss safety goals.

Now that U.S. pandemic unemployment payments are over, are more people applying to jobs?

Just after federal pandemic unemployment benefits ended, the Cape Fear is seeing an increase in job seekers. 

Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast

Tropical Storm Odette has formed off the mid-Atlantic coast and is expected to weaken Saturday night as it approaches eastern Canada.