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Spruce up your yard at annual spring plant sale in Burgaw

If you live in Pender County and your green thumb is itching, you can soothe it in Burgaw.

Annual plant sale blossoms at New Hanover County arboretum

The annual New Hanover County Extension Master Gardener Plant Sale is underway. It's the arboretum's biggest event each year.

State agronomist offers home garden tips

As the weather warms up, garden enthusiasts, community gardeners and landscapers gear up for the spring and summer growing seasons.

North Carolina growers expect sweet strawberries season

April signals the start of strawberry season in North Carolina, and local growers are expecting a very good crop that should last through Memorial Day.

North Carolina may ban wind power near coast, military flights

North Carolina could permanently ban big wind-power projects from the most energy intensive parts of the state's Atlantic coast, but a state senator said Wednesday the move is necessary to prevent hindering military training flights.

North Carolina farmers see hemp as next big cash crop

The 2018 Farm Bill, passed in December, removed hemp from the list of controlled substances. Since then, hundreds of North Carolina farmers are looking into growing the plant.

Farm bill attempts to aid North Carolina hemp production

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and a key legislator say proposed rules for hemp production will help position North Carolina farmers to compete and thrive in the emerging industry.

Officials seize 1 million pounds of pork amid virus concerns

Federal authorities say 1 million pounds of pork products allegedly smuggled from China have been seized at a New Jersey port.

North Carolina farms concerned about impending return to cold weather

Farmers in North Carolina are worried about the current spell of warm and wet weather and an impending return to winter-like temperatures next week.

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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.