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Discussions continue on how to protect, regulate mouth of Cape Fear River

videoThe Cape Fear River is both an environmental resource and an economic engine in our area. A meeting today continued the discussion about how best to protect and regulate the mouth of the river and the area around it.

McIntyre asks Coast Guard to help remove platform in Cape Fear River

videoRep. Mike McIntyre has joined a Wilmington man's fight to get rid of an old concrete platform near the mouth of the Cape Fear River.

Wilmington man honors wife one year after death in boating accident

video Ed and Barbara Pierce and two friends were sailing after dark when they hit a concrete platform, killing Barbara. Now, Ed has made it his mission to get the platform marked or destroyed.

Coast Guard looks at options to fix buckling Wilmington bulkhead

video Wilmington has long been designated as a Coast Guard City, but the Coast Guard says some major work needs to be done along the section of the riverfront the Cutter Diligence calls home.

Timeline for new Cape Fear crossing pushed back

The timeline for another crossing of the Cape Fear River has been pushed back again. At a meeting Monday of the Cape Fear Crossing Work Group, consultants from URS Corp. said a draft of the environmental impact study will be completed in spring 2016, and a final study will be approved in the summer of 2017.

StarNews: Henrietta sent to Norfolk for facelift

A lovely lady has left town for a $100,000 facelift. And she's not afraid to admit it. The Henrietta III, a riverboat normally docked on the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington, has been moved to a dry dock in Norfolk, Va., to undergo some general maintenance and repair work.

Tunnel will be considered for new Cape Fear crossing

video A meeting meant to kickstart the building of another crossing of the Cape Fear River between Brunswick County and Wilmington put the option of a tunnel on the table while showcasing local officials’ wariness of the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

Man runs from police, jumps into Cape Fear River

video An assault investigation downtown led to a search after a police say a man ran from them and jumped into the Cape Fear River. It happened Friday morning around 1:15 a.m.

Old logs in river a sunken treasure for one company

video There's much more to the Cape Fear River than meets the eye. Beneath the surface, there's hundreds of years of history that one local company is turning into a flourishing business. Underneath the murky Cape Fear River water, there's a hidden treasure.

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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.