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Work begins on Wilmington riverfront bulkhead repairs

Preliminary work has started along the Cape Fear riverfront in downtown Wilmington for long planned bulkhead repairs.

Flowers tossed into river in honor of child abuse prevention

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. An event was held in downtown Wilmington Wednesday to honor those who protect children in our community.

Wilmington-area gators, fish show high levels of contaminants

Alligators and striped bass in the Wilmington area have levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) many times higher than their counterparts elsewhere in the state.

Port of Wilmington welcomes third neo-Panamax crane

North Carolina Ports’ third neo-Panamax crane arrived to the Port of Wilmington Monday.

Delivery of new crane to port will close part of river Monday

Boaters be warned. The delivery of a new crane for the Port of Wilmington will close a long stretch of the Cape Fear River from Wilmington southward Monday.

Judge finalizes plan for Chemours’ penalty, clean-up

North Carolina's environmental agency says a finalized settlement agreement allows it to make sure a Fortune 500 chemical company follows through on promises to clean up industrial chemicals in the water or face legal penalties.

EPA hits Chemours for not notifying on new compounds

A chemical maker's North Carolina plant may have broken federal law by failing to notify the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency before it started manufacturing and repurposing new industrial compounds, the agency said this week.

Neighbors crowd Leland meeting to hear latest plans on Cape Fear Crossing

It's not every day a huge crowd shows up to an early afternoon meeting at Leland Town Hall, but that was the case Thursday. The big talker was the Cape Fear Skyway.

Captain J.P. III to be repaired after getting stuck under bridge

The Henrietta III, now the Captain J.P. III, which used to sit on the Cape Fear River, was recovered after getting stuck under a bridge on the Hudson River.

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