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Wednesday, April 14, 2021


NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Cape Fear seeing a major rise in high-end home sales

The Cape Fear experienced a major rise in luxury home sales towards the end of 2020, and the market boom is showing no sign of slowing down any time soon. 

Historic Wilmington Foundation hosts Promenade Performances highlighting historic buildings

The Historic Wilmington Foundation held a special event coined 'Promenade Performances' this weekend, in place of their normal annual house tour they were unable to have due to COVID. 

Hundreds of people attend the 2021 Azalea Festival coin show

The 2021 Azalea Festival coin show was held this weekend at the Elks Lodge in Wilmington, rounding out an exciting week of events around the city.

Azalea Festival holds drive-thru celebrity reception event

Dozens of cars lined up for the drive-thru reception, which involved socially-distanced greetings from those in attendance, including Queen Azalea herself. 

‘Teacher of the Week’ brings poetry and other lessons to life for third graders

Third graders in Madeira Billingsley's class at Mary C. Williams Elementary School are learning about poems.

Azalea Festival Juried Art Show showcasing dozens of talented local artists

The Azalea Festival Juried art show was forced to be held virtually last year due to COVID. But the show is back this week in person and better than ever. 

COVID-19 pandemic continuing to have an impact on local RV dealerships

One group looking forward to life after the pandemic are local RV dealers, who have been having issues filling their lots with campers. 

Mt. Calvary Center holds food drive for the community

The Mt. Calvary Center helped to sponsor a food giveaway this morning in Wilmington. 

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New Hanover County opens COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Independence Mall

New Hanover County opened a new vaccine clinic site this week at Independence Mall that can serve more than 500 people with appointments each day.

12 missing from capsized ship after 6 rescued off Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a dozen people in waters off the coast of Louisiana where one person died and six were pulled from rough seas when their commercial vessel capsized.

$31M contract awarded to repair hurricane-damaged federal courthouse in downtown Wilmington

A $31 million contract has been awarded to repair the Alton Lennon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in downtown Wilmington that was heavily damaged in 2018 by Hurricane Florence.

Molson Coors brews up investment, partnership with Wilmington-based TRU Colors

TRU Colors Brewery announced on Wednesday a partnership with national beverage company Molson Coors to accelerate its growth.