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Boutique hotel opens in downtown Wilmington

The Hive Boutique Hotel recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark its official opening at 505 N. 2nd Street. 

Local women’s rally and march brings out many for equality

It was serious business at Innes Park Saturday afternoon as hundreds of people joined the millions across the world, all gathering for one common purpose, equal rights.

Reports of ‘cat urine’ smell continue in Wilmington area

Months after a New Hanover County factory was ordered to stop releasing a foul odor into the air, people across the region are still smelling it.

North Carolina Republicans return for session likely end

The North Carolina General Assembly could soon be done wrestling with legislation this year, but that doesn't mean they'll pin down a broad budget law or path forward on Medicaid expansion.

‘We the People’ march rallies in downtown Wilmington

Thousands joined in Washington, D.C. for the "We the People" march and, right here in the Port City, community members rallied just the same. 

How NC budget controversy could affect bipartisanship

It's been one week since North Carolina House Republicans voted to override the governor's state budget veto while many Democrats were absent. But on Tuesday, the two parties worked together to pass new legislative district maps. So how well will they be able to work together in the future?

Local lawmaker joins petition to send gun legislation to House Floor

Rep. Deb Butler (D) joined everal lawmakers sending a discharge petition to House leadership to essentially revive the Gun Violence Prevention Act, HB 86. 

Could Wilmington’s ‘cat urine smell’ soon be gone for good?

If you live in the Wilmington area, you've probably noticed a foul chemical smell at one time or another. However, there could be a solution in the works.

Lawmakers speak out on new study about Sutton Lake contamination

New research from Duke University's Avner Vengosh shows large amounts of lead, cobalt and other heavy metals in Sutton Lake.

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Wilmington Police investigating hit and run

The Wilmington Police traffic unit is investigating a hit and run.

Former UNCW Pitcher gets major league call

The Los Angeles Angels have a new reliever - and his name is Austin Warren.

Navassa discusses future of Police Department

Following an incident with a man who represented himself as a Navassa law enforcement officer, the town held an unofficial meeting Wednesday evening with the district attorney and the Brunswick County sheriff.

Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up bill

It’s unclear if enough senators will eventually support final passage.