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How did COVID-19 affect 4th of July business in the Cape Fear?

With restrictions on gatherings, social distancing, and reduced capacity at stores and restaurants, how did COVID-19 affect 4th of July business in the Cape Fear?

Police: NC woman killed by Fourth of July ‘celebratory gunfire’

Police say a 74-year-old North Carolina woman was fatally shot by “celebratory gunfire” on the Fourth of July.

Joe Biden evokes MLK and George Floyd in Fourth of July message

Evoking the names of Martin Luther King and George Floyd, Joe Biden said Saturday that the U.S. "never lived up" to its founding principle that "all men are created equal."

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

The coronavirus outbreak moved the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest from the Coney Island boardwalk to an undisclosed indoor location but the results were familiar.

No-cost ways to calm an anxious pet during July 4th fireworks

If you have or have ever had a pet that's sensitive to noises then you know Fourth of July fireworks can bring anxiety to both pets and owners.

Traffic picks up throughout the Cape Fear for the 4th of July weekend

This 4th of July is expected to be one of the busiest years for travel in recent memory as people look to get out of their homes even with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

NC sees highest one-day increase in new cases, surpasses 2,000 for the first time

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services on Friday reported the highest number of new cases so far in the pandemic -- passing 2,000 new confirmed cases for the first time.

Firework-related fires spike during holiday weekend

The 4th of July weekend is nearly here.

Wilmington’s 4th of July fireworks display postponed

The City of Wilmington says their annual 4th of July fireworks display will not happen as usual.

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Pender County Schools: Two-hour delay for in-person and remote learners

Pender County Schools will start class on a two-hour delay Thursday, January 28, due to weather conditions.

Need for speed reduction: residents and city discuss Greenville Loop Road

Some residents are banding together though Facebook, saying they want to make Greenville Loop Road safer.

A new face on Pleasure Island: getting to know Police Chief Vic Ward

Police Chief Vic Ward calls New Hanover County his second home. He grew up in Wilmington and Whiteville before attending UNCW.

Area high school senior selected for Class of 2025 at West Point Academy

A Cape Fear area high school senior has been selected to the attend the United States Military Academy at West Point.