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Wilmington ‘Haiti Awake’ founder headed to Haiti for recovery efforts

A Wilmington woman who founded a non-profit is headed to Haiti bright and early Friday morning to assist in relief efforts following Saturday's devastating earthquake.

Cape Fear Red Cross volunteers deployed to the Gulf ahead of Hurricane Laura

The Gulf Coast is already feeling the early bands of Hurricane Laura, and the National Weather Service is calling it an "extremely dangerous" category 4 storm.

Fair Bluff still struggling 3 years after Hurricane Matthew

Tuesday marks three years since Hurricane Matthew. More than $1 billion in state and federal money has been spent on recovery, but many are still struggling.

FEMA approves additional $3M for New Hanover County

New Hanover County is receiving $3 million to help reimburse them for debris cleanup following Hurricane Florence.

Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill

President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires.

GOP conservative temporarily blocks $19B disaster bill

A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington's free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measure meandering for months.

How can we improve for next time? Pender reviews storm response to Florence

We told you about New Hanover County reviewing its response to Hurricane Florence, now its Pender County's turn.

Belville town leaders update storm damage relief efforts at open forum

The town gave neighbors a chance tonight to voice their concerns of what went right and wrong during Florence.

Health and Human Services Secretary talks food assistance

North Carolina Secretary of Health and Human Services, Mandy Cohen, came to New Hanover county today to visit a local shelter and meet with county officials.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.