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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.

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.

Cape Fear Garden Club plants 100 trees

Wednesday morning, members of the Cape Fear Garden Club planted 100 trees in Long Leaf Park.

Cape Fear Garden Club cancels key event apart of 2021 NC Azalea Festival

Spring seems a long way off, but we are already getting news that a beloved event next year is canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Petition leading the charge to bring the Azalea Belles back

The Cape Fear Garden Club is ending the half century tradition of girls dressed as southern belles during the Azalea Festival. That news, however, is being met with substantial push back from the community. 

What is the history behind the tradition of Azalea Belles?

With the ending of a longstanding tradition here in the Cape Fear, their are mixed emotions. The Cape Fear Garden Club announced the end of the Azalea Belles, a decades-long tradition in Wilmington.

Cape Fear Garden Club ends long-standing tradition at NC Azalea Festival

The Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belles, a 50-year tradition that has come to define the N.C. Azalea Festival, is no more.

Cape Fear Garden Club cancels 2020 Azalea Garden Tour

Another signature event of the spring has officially been canceled due to the coronavirus.

Organization plants trees ahead of Azalea Garden Tour

With the Azalea Garden Tour right around the corner, the Civics Improvements Committee is sprucing up public areas in New Hanover County.

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Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.

New Hanover County Commissioners pass stop gap funding to increase affordable housing

Monday morning, New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure that could create more workforce housing in the region.