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Wilmington businesses ready to hop on craft beer craze

video Wilmington is known for many things, but locally-made beer choices have limited. That's about to change, as some new breweries are getting ready to join the Port City's beer scene.

Brewing questions in the Port City

videoMicrobreweries have been showing more interest in the Port City. But city code is causing a little confusion for craft brewers. Tonight the City of Wilmington held a public forum to get your thoughts.

Wilmington wants input on brewery rules

videoMicrobreweries are foaming up in the Port City. Now Wilmington is asking for your input. City code does not identify breweries as a type of business. Tomorrow night Wilmington will hold a meeting letting folks weigh in on possible changes to that code.

New brewery and tap room coming to Downtown Wilmington

videoDo you like beer, and Venus flytraps? Well this new brewery may be just for you. A new brewery called Flytrap Brewing is moving in to the Brooklyn Arts District of downtown Wilmington, with hopes of providing the Port City with a new choice in craft beers. But that's not all; the owner says he eventually would like to help conserve Wilmington’s native plant, the Venus flytrap.

Parade, festival paint the town green

video The Guiness Parade and Festival celebrates St. Patrick's day in a big way. The 15th annual parade jump started the day's activities at 11am. Crowds flooded the sidewalks to see everything from bagpipes to marching bands.

One of finalists chosen for Fire on the Dock

videoThe fifth night was between two chefs, one from Circa 81 in Morehead City, and the other from the Cape Fear Country Club in Wilmington. They had to use Cheshire pork by Heritage Farms and three types of mustard from Lusty Monk Mustard in three dishes each. It all came down to the dessert.

CATCHING UP WITH KELLY: Freakers

videoFreakers cool down your bottle or can full of your favorite drink. The best part is they're made in Wilmington and they're a great stocking stuffer. Kelly Oliver tells us more about them in this week's Catching Up with Kelly.

EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Oktoberfest of Wilmington

videoOktoberfest of Wilmington is taking over the parking lot at Ten Pin Alley. All sorts of festivities are planned through Sunday, and it all beneifts the Pretty in Pink Foundation. George Elliot put on his lederhosen and stopped by to find out more.

Thieves steal cases of beer from Walmart

Police are looking for two men who they say stole several cases of beer from the Walmart on Sigmon Road in Wilmington early Thursday morning.

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To mask or not to mask? Parents weigh in on kids wearing masks in the classroom

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20-28 year prison sentence for 2017 armed robbery spree

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