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Army to introduce new fitness test that drops sit-ups

The Army is changing up its physical fitness test after three decades in an effort to better replicate battlefield needs while also being gender and age neutral.

Senior Resource Center to hold health fair, listening session and more

Next week, the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center will hold a day filled with free activities and beneficial information for local seniors.

Humpday Health: Learn how to play pickleball at Wrightsville Beach

A game that started as an improvised version of badminton is taking over the Cape Fear. Pickleball lessons are now being offered by Wrightsville Beach Parks and Recreation.

Free fitness program for veterans, active military in Myrtle Beach

The City of Myrtle Beach will host a free fitness program for veterans and active military members at the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center on Saturday mornings this spring.

Outdoor fun and fitness offered at Hugh MacRae Park for a good cause

People were invited to soak up the nice weather at Hugh McRae Park with some outdoor fun and fitness, while raising money to improve New Hanover County parks.

Humpday Health: Getting active with Wrightsville Beach Parks and Rec

A perfect place to get some exercise is Wrightsville Beach and the town's Parks and Recreation department has lots of options for you to get involved.

Humpday Health: Getting back in the gym before New Year’s

The holidays are here, that means cooler weather and indulging in food and drink with family and friends. All these factors lead many people to let their gym habits slip through the cracks.

Humpday Health: Skip the gym and head to Zumba class

Class is in session at Karson Reed's DanceFit & Fun in Wilmington. Zumba class, that is, and the air is filled with music and a lot of fun. At just $7 per class, it's a cheap way to burn a few calories without going to the gym.

Humpday Health: Suspension bands great for body weight workouts

While building muscle, it's common to want to work your way up to the heaviest weights possible, but sometimes, your own body can be the best weight to use.

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Nonprofit assistance grant program

The nonprofit grant program will provide $700,000 in assistance to the nonprofit community in New Hanover County, allocated through grants of no less than $10,000 and up to $50,000 per organization.

AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don’t want shots

Those findings underscore the challenges facing public health officials as soaring infections in some states again threaten to overwhelm hospitals.

Search for bodies concludes at Florida condo collapse site

Firefighters have officially ended their search for bodies in the debris of the collapsed Surfside condo building.

Wilmington Police investigating shooting on Metting Road

A Wilmington Police spokesman said officers responded to a call about a shooting in the 3600 block of Metting Road just before 3 p.m. this afternoon.