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One Wilmington church holds ‘Pull Up, Park, and Praise’ socially-distanced Sunday service

With COVID-19 restrictions loosened across the state, many churches have welcomed their congregations back to sanctuary. O

Councilman pushes for end to gun violence program

Wilmington City Councilman, Clifford Barnett sounded off on gun violence at Monday morning's agenda briefing, promoting a program he thinks could better Wilmington.

Councilman goes door-to-door encouraging Wilmington small businesses to apply for $4.5M in grants

The City of Wilmington and New Hanover County have partnered to give local businesses $4.5 million in grants to help them as they continue to recover from the pandemic.

Wilmington City leaders hold community discussion on recent violence

The City of Wilmington is on track to see one of its most violent years on record with the 20th homicide in 2020 reported Thursday.

String of shootings in Wilmington are concerning for some city leaders

Wilmington has seen a string of violence with four shooting reported since Thursday, three of which happened on Saturday alone.

‘Rise Together’: City initiative aims to tackle social injustices, long-term issues

The City of Wilmington is trying to bring the community together through a new initiative called the 'Rise Together Initiative'.

Council members have heated debate over possible ‘BLM’ mural

The Wilmington City Council met for its agenda meeting and sparks flew over a possible Black Lives Matter sign in the city.

‘America is tired of being tired’: Activists rally in the rain for justice for George Floyd

About 100 people gathered in Downtown Wilmington's 1898 Memorial Park on Saturday afternoon to call for justice for George Floyd.

‘We need more physicians and providers who look like us’: Local leaders discuss racial disparity of COVID-19

City leaders aimed to answer the question of why when it comes to the racial disparity of COVID-19 in our communities, and what people can do to change it at a virtual town hall Thursday night.

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WPD: Man arrested after fleeing from officers

A man is being held on a more than $1,000,000 bond after Wilmington Police arrested him Thursday night.

Local summer camp has kids learning video game history

It's not your typical summer camp, but it's one that keeps these kid's heads in the game.

Victims identified in 13th St. shooting

Police say these women were completely innocent, with no gang ties.

Beloved postal worker retires after delivering three decades of smiles

Residents of the Echo Farms community bid farewell to a beloved postal worker who retired after three decades of service on Friday afternoon.