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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dead at 84

Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications,

Gov. Cooper visits NHRMC vaccine clinic, urges residents to get the shot

Governor Roy Cooper made a stop in the Cape Fear on Wednesday, with a focus on the pandemic and vaccination efforts.

New Hanover County Public Health expands booster shot clinic

New Hanover County Public Health officials continue to urge residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as countywide metrics show signs of improvement following spikes in August and September.

Unruly crowd demands entry to NHC Board of Education meeting, mask mandate remains in place

A large group of people gathered outside Tuesday's New Hanover County Board of Education meeting, demanding to be let in while also refusing to comply with the mask mandate.

Wilmington country music fans react to Live Nation vaccine mandate

On Monday, Live Nation will implement a new policy requiring all concertgoers be vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.

At ease: Hundreds remember beloved deputy who died after COVID-19 complications

Tuesday, hundreds of law enforcement officers and residents celebrated the life of David MacAlpine, a New Hanover County Sheriff's Captain who died of COVID-19.

UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

US has enough COVID-19 vaccines for boosters, kids’ shots

With more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, U.S. health authorities said they're confident there will be enough for both qualified older Americans seeking booster shots and the young children for whom initial vaccines are expected to be approved in the not-too-distant future.

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Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.

New Hanover County Commissioners pass stop gap funding to increase affordable housing

Monday morning, New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure that could create more workforce housing in the region.