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2021 NC 4th of July festival split between Southport and Oak Island

Southport has been celebrating the 4th of July since the late 1700s. But for the first time, they're splitting this year's events with Oak Island. 

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.

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BB&T Jamboree cancelled for third year in a row; new event scheduled in its place

West Brunswick's Coach Brett Hickman says the new event will take place for the cancelled BB&T Jamboree

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.