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Mother’s Day leads to spike in flower sales

Mother's Day is Sunday, and if you're thinking about flowers, one area grower says this is one of the busiest times of the year.

Important measures to take to ensure your outdoor plant safety during tonight’s cold snap

Local plant experts say one of the biggest mistakes people make is putting their plants outside too soon in the season, and then failing to protect them properly during cold weather. 

Religious leaders bless Southport boats

Though it was a windy afternoon, 13 boats made the trek to Southport's tidal basin Sunday, when Southport held its 26th annual blessing of the boats.

The Cape Fear experiences a high earning Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is statistically one of the highest spending holidays for candy, flowers, and wine. And here in the Cape Fear, local businesses are still experiencing strong holiday sales.

NC florist donates, delivers flowers to nursing home residents during pandemic

A North Carolina florist wanted to bring joy to people missing their families. Volunteers delivered more than 1,600 flower orders to 22 nursing homes across the state.

Fayetteville florist delivers flowers to families for soldiers overseas

As floral shops scrambled to prepare and deliver orders for Valentine's Day, one Fayetteville flower shop is bringing smiles from loved stationed overseas.

Oakdale Cemetery: Oldest living shrub in Wilmington is blooming

Grounds at Oakdale Cemetery are blooming including what is believed to the oldest living shrub in Wilmington.

Three boys buy flowers for every girl at school for Valentine’s Day

Three Kansas middle school students went the extra mile to ensure every girl at their school had a special Valentine’s Day.

Business blossoms for florist on Valentine’s Day

Business blossoms for florist on Valentine's Day

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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.