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Local leaders committed to combating recent violence

New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon and Wilmington Police Chief Donny Williams say that the two departments "are working together on joint strategies and enhanced patrols."

Mayor Saffo: No free concerts for council members

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo is pushing back against a proposal for the new Live Oak Bank Pavilion that could allow city council to get free VIP tickets to shows.

NC film industry on track to have record year

Wilmywood is back. The film industry in Wilmington and North Carolina as a whole is on the path to potentially have a record-breaking year.

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo files for re-election

The longest-serving mayor for the City of Wilmington has filed for re-election.

Local leaders announce probable locations for Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinics

By this time in 2023, Wilmington could have two new Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinics on 15th and Greenfield, and Fanning Street.

Council goes against Planning Board, approves another car wash on Carolina Beach Road

Another car wash will soon be coming to the City of Wilmington.

Wilmington City Council votes in favor of balanced budget, lower tax rate

At its regular meeting on Tuesday evening, Wilmington City Council approved the first reading of the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

One year later: George Floyd remembered in Wilmington, Mayor Saffo talks Citizens Review Board

Activists in Wilmington came together Wednesday to honor George Floyd and others killed by police.

Riverfront Park construction set to finish June 28, grand opening planned for July 4

Wilmington is known for the arts and bigger names in the music industry are now catching wind of the Port City as the Riverfront Park and Amphitheater finishes up construction and prepares to open in July.

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NHC Educational Justice Calls for all students, teachers, and staff members to wear masks

Members of NHC Educational Justice will be holding a news conference Aug. 2 outside the New Hanover County Board of Education Center to call for all students, teachers, and staff members to wear masks in school.

Some struggle with Myrtle Beach heat, while Midwesterners want to move here because of it

Whether they knew it or not, vacationers in downtown Myrtle Beach braved the area’s hottest day of 2021 Friday, with a heat index expected to reach 110.

After board member tests positive for Covid-19, New Hanover school board to meet virtually

The release didn't say which board member tested positive or who had potentially been exposed.

Distress Bandannas being sold to help raise funds for teen driver safety talks

Teen driver safety is a big concern for many parents of new drivers around the Cape Fear. One organization is setting out to tackle the issue and raise awareness for the cause.