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New Hanover County School administrators helping special education students

Some need more help than others. And New Hanover County School administrators say they're doing all they can to raise troubled and special education students to the next level.

Former mayor donates to CFCC

Cape Fear Community College received a huge gift from the City's former mayor. Former mayor Spence Broadhurst donated $15,000 to the college to help City employees and their family.

5 Wilmington-area residents to testify in Rep. Wright hearing

Five people with ties to Representative Thomas Wright will testify at an elections board hearing on his campaign finances. Wright is a Democrat from New Hanover County. He is accused of breaking elections law by delaying disclosure of $41,000 in campaign donations.

Carolina Beach considering new beachfront hotel

The view along Carolina Beach could soon change with the addition of a big, new beachfront hotel. It's a project Town Council and many residents are for, saying it will add a much needed economic boost to the area.

County puts freeze on NEI building permits

A decision by New Hanover County has local realtors concerned. The county began a freeze Thursday on new building permits for any construction project that sends waste to the northeast interceptor sewer line.

Kayak tours a good way to have fun in the sun

Temperatures are heating up again -- time to get outdoors and have some fun in the sun. And being so close to the beach fun in the sun isn't hard to come by. WWAY NewsChannel 3's Stephanie Beecken shows us one of the kayak tours available in our own backyard.

Four Carolina Panthers visit local middle school

Some of the Carolina Panthers are in town and visited a local middle school Thursday. Four players from the state's only professional football team visited Roland-Grise Middle School in Wilmington Thursday afternoon.

Rural hospitals suffering from lack of money

It's a problem facing many rural hospitals in North Carolina: not enough money. And it's forcing them to look for solutions. Now one local hospital is taking action. The Bladen County Hospital may have to close its doors for good unless it affiliates with another health care organization.

Brunswick County School Board problems?

Some Brunswick County School board members are not seeing eye to eye. One school board member is actually suggesting that the entire board be replaced.

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To mask or not to mask? Parents weigh in on kids wearing masks in the classroom

Students are headed back to school soon and parents continue to ask a lot of questions about masks in the classroom.

20-28 year prison sentence for 2017 armed robbery spree

The second-degree kidnapping convictions stemmed from the robbers leaving the victims either in back rooms or zip-tied after the robberies.

Local Government Commission votes to take control of Spring Lake finances

It will go into effect if the Board of Aldermen impedes an investigation by the Office of State Auditor into questionable financial activities or withholds information from the commission.

New Hanover County Alcoholic Beverage Control board awards $510,000 in grants

“We are so very proud to award these grants to community organizations in New Hanover County,” said Cedric Dickerson, Vice Chair of the New Hanover County ABC Board.