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Wilmington PD sees spike in heroin overdoses in last two weeks

The Wilmington Police Department and Coastal Horizons Center are warning Wilmington residents and visitors that heroin overdoses have spiked within the last two weeks.

Opioid overdoses spike amid isolation due to COVID-19

The impacts of the pandemic seems to be impacting those using opioids.

ONE YEAR: Quick Response Team helps 120+ people get drug treatment

The opioid epidemic continues to destroy the lives of people across the Cape Fear, but Coastal Horizons Center has put their team to work to combat it.

Coastal Horizons receives $200k grant to fight opioid epidemic

Federal funding is coming to Wilmington to help fight the opioid epidemic.

WPD: Spike in reported heroin overdoses in last month

Wilmington Police say there have been dozens of heroin overdoses in just one month, and eight of them were fatal.

Life After Addiction: TIDES program aims to help women overcome opioid addiction

After a decade of addictive drug behavior which culminated in the use of opioids, Krista Turner found herself at a crossroads--either abort her unborn baby and continue abusing opioids or carry her baby full term and get help to stop her dependence on drugs. She chose the latter.

Life After Addiction: Former addict shares how opioids nearly destroyed her

Krista Turner started experimenting with dangerous drugs like hallucinogens when she was in her teens and her struggle with drug addiction continued about 10 years.

How proposed legislation could extend funding for opioid treatment

A pilot project in Wilmington created to combat the opioid crisis could receive more funding, thanks to a new bill filed in the State House.

Pender County organizations team up to say ‘Nope for Dope’

Pender County is showing their support for drug prevention by saying "Nope for Dope" at Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church Saturday.

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‘Kicks for Luna’ soccer fundraiser to support girl with cancer

A Florida girl with a rare form of bone cancer is in the Cape Fear this weekend for a soccer fundraiser.

‘”I felt like something was wrong’, woman details encounter with rabid fox in Ocean Isle Beach

A fox suspected to be connected to two attacks that occurred earlier this week in the southern end of the county tested positive for rabies.

Employees respond to Novant Health vaccine mandate

The countdown is now on for employees with Novant Health. Their deadline to get the COVID-19 vaccine is September 15.

Nonprofit assistance grant program

The nonprofit grant program will provide $700,000 in assistance to the nonprofit community in New Hanover County, allocated through grants of no less than $10,000 and up to $50,000 per organization.