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Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue competing in National Lifeguard Championships

The Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue team is looking for your support as members head to nationals for this year's lifeguard competition.

Cape Fear River lock and dam closing to aid spawning fish

The US Army Corps of Engineers Cape Fear River Lock and Dam 1 facility will be closed through mid-November to help fish migrating upstream to spawn. 

NC Republican lawmakers unveil bill that could impact interscholastic sports

Republican senators are proposing a major change in the oversight of North Carolina interscholastic sports.

No. 2 US diplomat Sherman to visit China as tensions soar

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will travel to China on a visit that comes as tensions between Washington and Beijing soar.

Next Summer Cash and Cash 4 College COVID Vaccine Drawings being held today

The $4 Million Summer Cash and Summer Cash 4 College Drawings will run through Aug. 4.

City of Wilmington holding career fair today

The city offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package.

New Hanover Board of Education reconvenes remotely after chaotic scene

The New Hanover County Board of Education resumed and completed its July meeting virtually Tuesday night after last week's meeting had to be cut short due to an unruly audience.

Laney High School football stadium renamed

The New Hanover County Board of Education has voted to rename Laney High School's football stadium.

Pender County School Board addresses mask mandate in schools

The Pender County School Board issued a statement addressing students being required to wear masks in class following a special meeting Tuesday. 

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‘Kicks for Luna’ soccer fundraiser to support girl with cancer

A Florida girl with a rare form of bone cancer is in the Cape Fear this weekend for a soccer fundraiser.

‘”I felt like something was wrong’, woman details encounter with rabid fox in Ocean Isle Beach

A fox suspected to be connected to two attacks that occurred earlier this week in the southern end of the county tested positive for rabies.

Employees respond to Novant Health vaccine mandate

The countdown is now on for employees with Novant Health. Their deadline to get the COVID-19 vaccine is September 15.

Nonprofit assistance grant program

The nonprofit grant program will provide $700,000 in assistance to the nonprofit community in New Hanover County, allocated through grants of no less than $10,000 and up to $50,000 per organization.