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Blind man advocates for more accessible crosswalks in Wilmington

Imagine waking up one day and not being able to get around the place you've lived your entire life. That's the reality for one Wilmington man who went blind three years ago.

Wilmington mayor in DC to seek more hurricane relief assistance

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo is headed to Washington to advocate for improved policies and other resources that encourage better hurricane recovery and resiliency.

City visits successful tech startups, wants to attract more to Wilmington

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo and the rest of city council visited two successful tech startup companies in downtown Wilmington Thursday.

Empie Park expands into largest tennis facility east of I-95 in NC

One Wilmington park got a makeover just in time for perfect outdoor activity weather.

‘Aggressive’ panhandler raises concerns in downtown Wilmington

A man witnesses describe as an aggressive panhandler was taken by Wilmington Police this afternoon after he allegedly spit on one man, threw a bottle, and more. With Azalea Festival and tourist season coming up, some are asking when does panhandling become inappropriate?

Wilmington Navy Week partners with Azalea Festival to raise awareness

The 2019 Azalea Festival kicks off next Wednesday, but another week-long event will kick off Monday: Wilmington Navy Week.

Luncheon highlights ‘growth and transformation’ in downtown Wilmington

Gov. Cooper attended the Downtown Economic Series Luncheon Tuesday at the Wilmington Convention Center, where he gave the keynote speech.

County, city still waiting on millions in Florence reimbursement

It has been six months since Hurricane Florence made landfall in our area, and New Hanover county is just one area that suffered extensive damage. There is still more work to be done, and millions of dollars that have not been reimbursed.

USS Battleship North Carolina continues to battle Mother Nature

Last month, the U.S. Department of Defense released a report about the effects of climate change on U.S. military installations. Tuesday morning, it was a topic of conversation at the U.S.S. Battleship North Carolina, which has its own ongoing fight against Mother Nature.

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