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The Salvation Army holds spring fundraiser during the Azalea Festival

This is the second year the Salvation Army of the Cape Fear Women's Auxiliary is not holding its annual "Spring Fling", traditionally held during the Azalea Festival, and like last year, it's been canceled because of the pandemic.

Hundreds of people attend the 2021 Azalea Festival coin show

The 2021 Azalea Festival coin show was held this weekend at the Elks Lodge in Wilmington, rounding out an exciting week of events around the city.

Some still saying yes to the dress: dressmakers bemoan belle decision

This year's Azalea Festival is underway. And though they're not scheduled to return, you might see a long-time festival tradition as you drive through Wilmington.

Azalea Festival holds drive-thru celebrity reception event

Dozens of cars lined up for the drive-thru reception, which involved socially-distanced greetings from those in attendance, including Queen Azalea herself. 

Newly coronated Queen Azalea tours the Cape Fear

Many area businesses and locals were in the presence of royalty, as our Queen Azalea, Victoria Huggins went on tour. The unique coronation ceremony took her across the Cape Fear.

Belle dressmaker speaks on Azalea tradition

This week marks Wilmington's 74th annual Azalea Festival. This will be the first Azalea Festival, however, without the Azalea Belles.

Azalea Festival Juried Art Show showcasing dozens of talented local artists

The Azalea Festival Juried art show was forced to be held virtually last year due to COVID. But the show is back this week in person and better than ever. 

Azaleas on Tour Porch Parade taking place across Wilmington this week

Many homes around Wilmington have gotten in the Azalea Festival spirit, decorating their exteriors in Azalea-themed designs. 

Volunteers help to clean up parts of Wilmington ahead of Azalea Festival events

Nearly 200 volunteers turned out Saturday morning to help clean places around Wilmington where the Azalea Queen will visit during her reign. 

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Four Cape Fear area football teams punch their ticket to the state playoffs

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