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Oak Island business reacts to July 4th festivities

This was the second year in a row that traditional North Carolina 4th of July Festival activities did not happen in the City of Southport, with many events moved to nearby Oak Island.

Pender County shelter offers tips for pets missing after July 4th

The American Kennel Club says more pets go missing over the July 4th weekend than any other time of the year, and the Pender County Animal Shelter is now offering some tips.

Holiday travel up at Wilmington International Airport

As this year's three day 4th of July weekend comes to a close, visitors who spent their holiday in the Cape Fear are heading home.

Red Cross 4th of July safety tips

The American Red Cross wants you to enjoy a fun-packed, safe holiday and offers these tips you can follow over the upcoming holiday.

Pleasure Island businesses prepare for busy holiday weekend

Friday marks the start of Independence Day weekend for many Americans, and Carolina Beach is already buzzing with visitors.

Patriotic golf carts hit the streets of Carolina Beach

It was all stars and stripes on the streets of Carolina Beach Thursday evening as 40 decorated golf carts paraded around town to kick off Independence Day weekend.

With construction still underway, city says Riverfront Park will open in time for July 4th

The City of Wilmington's brand new Riverfront Park and amphitheater is set to open in a few days, but ongoing construction has some questioning whether it will be complete in time.

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?

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Clean Eatz hosts its annual national convention in Wrightsville Beach

Today, one Wilmington based business, that has grown to have franchises across the country, wrapped up its annual convention in Wrightsville Beach.

Local church in Wilmington helps feed the homeless population through its lunch bag program

One local church in Wilmington is continuing to serve the homeless population through its lunch bag program, after seeing an increased need during the pandemic

NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington.