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Salvation Army changes holiday plans amidst pandemic, coin shortage

With three months until Christmas, the Salvation Army is getting into the holiday spirit. However, things are going to be a bit different this year because of COVID-19.

First retail business opens at River Place in downtown Wilmington

The newest landmark on the riverfront in downtown Wilmington now has it's first retail tenant open. 

Boy meets good Samaritan credited with water rescue in Kure Beach

The boy who was rescued in the water near Kure Beach on Tuesday got to meet the man who helped save his life.

Cape Fear man wins first ever Aviation Professional of the Year Award

Howie Franklin, Cape Fear Regional Jetport Manager, is the first ever recipient of the Willard G. Plentl Aviation Professional of the Year Award.

UNCW shares plans for Class of 2020 commencement ceremonies, spring semester

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has released details about their plans for the Class of 2020 commencement ceremonies plus the spring calendar.

Ginsburg makes history again, lying in state at Capitol

The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lay in state at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, the first woman in American history so honored at the domed building.

Judge denies group’s effort to block hospital sale; county sets date to vote

A New Hanover County judge has denied the motion filed earlier this week to block the sale of New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at the end of September.

Sheriff’s office refuses to release incident reports; media outlets engage attorney

For the past three weeks, the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office has refused to release reports of criminal activity as it had done previously in accordance with North Carolina law.

Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for tool to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

Trump promotes health care ‘vision’ but gaps remain

More than three-and-a-half years into his presidency and 40 days from an election, President Donald Trump is launching what aides term a “vision” for health care heavy on unfulfilled aspirations.

Local seniors to be featured in Wilmington ’60 strong’ Calendar

In a partnership with Wilmington Health, 12 seniors from across the area have been chosen to appear as pin ups in the 2021 Wilmington 60 Strong Calendar. 

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Swimmer drowns in Surf City

Advanced life support was administered from Pender EMS and Fire and the Surf City Fire Department, but the victim did not survive.

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Trump hailed Barrett as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.

First NFL player ruled inactive for COVID-19 test

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