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City Council hears details of ten-year plan to end homelessness

videoWilmington City Council considered details of the ten year plan to end homelessness Tuesday night. Advocates for the ten year plan say homelessness is a problem in our are. One that will require hundreds of thousands of dollars to solve.

Cape Fear Pride: Sunset Beach and the Kindred Spirit Mailbox

videoA walk down the shore of one Brunswick County beach town will bring you to bird island. There, a lone mailbox holds the private thoughts of visitors, who are brought together in spirit.

Fitness boot camp shaping bodies outside the gym

There's a new fitness program in town that can help you get fit without going to the gym. The program is called "Personalized health and alternative training." The group says its fitness boot camps put people on the fast track to fitness.

Hampstead voters to choose who will run town

People voting for Hampstead to become a bona fide town will also get the chance to vote for who will run it come November.

Homeowners could cover cost of maintaining inlet

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is meeting now to decide if some local homeowners will help covering the cost of maintaining Mason Inlet.

Council to vote on Market Street drainage improvement

videoWilmington's City Council meets tonight and there's one item on the agenda that has the attention of local business owners along Market Street.

Man charged with over 30 DWIs sentenced to 8 years

John Dickinson pleaded guilty to four more DWI charges and two counts of identity fraud in a New Hanover County courtroom Monday morning.

Time is up for Wright

The state Board of Elections is sending another letter his way -- this one will terminate the active status of his campaign finance committee.

City adds more firefighters

videoThe City of Wilmington will soon be adding more than a dozen new firefighters to its force, but first the men and women have to go through months of rigorous training. That training started Tuesday in the classroom. But in the weeks to come, the rookie firefighters will have to endure much more -- for little money.

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This Wilmington brewery has beer made with pumpkin pies

It may not feel like Autumn outside just yet, but this new beer may have taste buds saying FALLelujah!

Deputies identify 19-year-old man killed in Chadbourn shooting

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a Chadbourn triple shooting.

NHCS: Threatening social media post prompted lockdown at three schools

Anderson Elementary, Murray Middle, and Ashley High schools were placed under a brief lockdown Friday morning.

New Hanover County reports record-high COVID-19 deaths in the past week

New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died from COVID-19 to 250.