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NHCS installs reverse osmosis water coolers

New Hanover County Schools has installed bottle-less water coolers at schools currently serviced by the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. 

Permit for water treatment system issued for Chemours site

North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality has issued a permit for a water treatment system at the Chemours Fayetteville Works site to remove so-called forever chemicals from a contaminated stream.

CFPUA files motion to intervene in NC’s complaint against Chemours

On Wednesday, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority filed a motion in Bladen County Superior Court to be granted "equal standing with the State and Cape Fear River Watch (CFRW) in negotiations about measures Chemours must take to address the company’s PFAS releases, including contamination in the drinking water of CFPUA’s customers."

Riverwalk repairs could top $74K after deadly car crash

A section of the Riverwalk in downtown Wilmington remains blocked off after a car drove through the fencing, into the Cape Fear River.

WPD to release findings next week after car drives into river, killing 2

The Wilmington Police Department will release their findings next week after a car drove into the Cape Fear River, killing two men inside.

Witnesses describe moment car drives into the river near downtown

More disturbing details have been released about what witnesses saw when that car drove into the Cape Fear River late last week.

Man charged with murder, accused of dumping body in Cape Fear River

A North Carolina man has been charged with first degree murder. He reportedly dumped a body into the Cape Fear River following a fight last week in Bladen County.

EPA offers $50K for new ways to destroy PFAS in firefighting foam

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday announced an initiative that targets new ways to safely destroy per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) such as GenX.

Deputies ID man whose body was found in Cape Fear River

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the man whose body was found in the Cape Fear River over the weekend.

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Too little, too late? Bar owners react to Gov. Cooper’s Phase 3

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

COVID-19 assistance for farmers market operators and local food hubs

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.