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New Hanover Co. hopes to have 75% of employees vaccinated by Oct. 1

As the Delta variant continues to spread, New Hanover County hopes to have 75-percent of its employees vaccinated by October 1.

New Hanover County reacts to 600,000 COVID-19 deaths in US

The United States is set to mark another grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic as we approach 600,000 deaths due to the virus.

New Hanover Co. COVID-19 cases trend downward, but 9 deaths this week highlight importance of vaccination efforts

Over the past week, New Hanover County had an increase of 443 COVID-19 cases – for a total of 16,185 cases since the start of the pandemic; and of that total, 14,423 people have recovered from the virus.

Former head of New Hanover Co. Health Department fired over leadership, performance issues

The former head of the New Hanover County Health Department was fired due to "unresolved patterns of leadership and performance failure." That's according to a newly released separation letter.

Elderly wait outdoors for hours to get vaccinated

Vaccinations are underway for those 75 year and older. But although the shot takes five minutes, the wait could be much longer.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

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.