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Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for tool to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

‘Rise Together’: City initiative aims to tackle social injustices, long-term issues

The City of Wilmington is trying to bring the community together through a new initiative called the 'Rise Together Initiative'.

Lawmakers react to President Trump’s visit, WWII Heritage City designation

President Trump's visit to Wilmington on Wednesday was a culmination of more than a dozen years of work by lawmakers and a Wilmington veteran.

Wilmington named the country’s first World War II Heritage City

President Donald Trump stopped in the Port City on Wednesday to declare Wilmington America's first World War II “Heritage City.”

3 veteran Wilmington PD officers fired for use of slurs, hate-filled speech caught on camera

Three Wilmington Police officers have been fired in the wake of racist and threatening comments caught on tape.

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo talks moving confederate monuments

Could Confederate monuments be removed from Downtown Wilmington? Mayor Bill Saffo addressed the issue Tuesday night, as a curfew put in place to protect the monuments is set to expire Wednesday.

Wilmington leaders have transparent conversation about race

Wilmington City Council Member Kevin Spears and Mayor Bill Saffo hosted a virtual meeting Monday night to discus a myriad of issues relating to race in the city.

City of Wilmington imposes curfew near Confederate statues

The City of Wilmington has issued a curfew near two Confederate monuments in downtown Wilmington.

Wilmington mayor talks protester demands, potential curfew

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo is reacting after a large group protested at Tuesday's city council meeting with a list of demands.

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Battleship hosts night-long ghost hunt

This weekend, paranormal investigators met at the North Carolina Battleship for celebrate National Ghost Hunting Day.

Multiple injuries in traffic accident in Southport

The accident happened on Long Beach Road near Faith Boulevard. Fire and EMS are treating those injured.

Swimmer drowns in Surf City

Advanced life support was administered from Pender EMS and Fire and the Surf City Fire Department, but the victim did not survive.

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Trump hailed Barrett as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.