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Three candidates to run for Wilmington mayor

Three candidates are vying for the City's top job. One of those candidates is the City's current mayor, Bill Saffo, who says he wants to keep his seat over the next term. He says he'll be campaigning hard over next few months.

Commissioners speaking out about soccer funds

videoNew Hanover County commissioners are disagreeing over the decision to give a private soccer organization thousands of dollars. $150,000 will be given to the cape fear soccer association over the next three years. The money will help build seven soccer fields here at the park off Highway 421. Some people though, believe the money could be going to a more deserving cause.

Lifeguards dedicate summer to training

Lifeguarding may seem like the perfect job. What could beat getting paid to spend all day on the beach? But in reality, that's not the case. Lifeguards dedicate their entire summer to intense training.

Oak Island murder case may point to county drug problem

State budget cuts have closed substance abuse clinics one of them in Brunswick County. Residents say drugs are on the rise, and counselors say addicts have fewer places to get help.

Charges filed in boating accident

A Castle Hayne man is charged in last week's Figure Eight Island bridge accident. Alcohol was a factor.

Virginia teen pleads guilty to MySpace-related sex charges

A Virginia teen who started a romance with an underage Pender County girl on MySpace plead guilty to sex charges today.

Teens confess to killing restaurant owner

We now know what led authorities to arrest two teens for the murder of an Oak Island restaurant owner. According to the search warrant, the teens confessed to killing Phillip Cook. The search warrant lays out the details of what happened the night Phillip Cook was murdered.

UNCW gets four million-dollar donations in fiscal year

Great news from UNC-Wilmington Monday. For the first time in its history the school has received four donations of at least $1 million each within a single fiscal year.

Two sisters stabbed at nightclub

Shanetta and Latashia Stukes, both of Wilmington, were seeing the performer Young Joc when they say a woman who they believe was with the group stabbed them with a blade.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.