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Patrols during a pandemic; sheriff’s office prepares for crowds on the water

Masonboro Island is a hotspot for Fourth of July celebrations every year, but coronavirus is posing safety concerns this year as the holiday weekend can draw thousands of people to the small island. 

Amusement parks, July 4 events latest N.C. reopen bills OK’d

The North Carolina General Assembly has finalized yet another Republican attempt to let more businesses reopen despite Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 restrictions on commerce.

Carolina Beach cancels Fourth of July fireworks

 The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday, because of concerns due to the coronavirus, the Fourth of July fireworks will not take place.

NC worker ordered Confederate wristbands for July 4th

Independence Day revelers at a North Carolina county pool were given wristbands adorned with a Confederate flag, which the county says wasn't recognized by the employee who placed the order.

Boy Scouts take part in flag retirement ceremony in Southport

Many across the country are flying their American flags high in celebration of Independence Day, but do you know what to do with your flag once it becomes worn and tattered?

Holiday reminder: individual use of fireworks is illegal in North Carolina

Not only is it categorically illegal to use fireworks in his town, but with the unusually dry period it's particularly dangerous around our area right now.

Highway patrol offers tips to ensure a smooth ride to your 4th of July destination

Nearly 49 million people will be traveling to their 4th of July holiday destination and of that number more than 41 million are expected to travel by automobile.

Southport gearing up for week of fun leading up to Fourth of July

From colonial days to the present day the city of Southport is known for celebrating Independence Day in a big way.

North Brunswick Band prepares for Independence Day Parade in DC

A Brunswick County marching band will be representing North Carolina on the national stage in Washington, DC this Fourth of July.

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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.