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Councilman pushes for end to gun violence program

Wilmington City Councilman, Clifford Barnett sounded off on gun violence at Monday morning's agenda briefing, promoting a program he thinks could better Wilmington.

21 injured, 8 killed from gun violence in May

Of the state’s 31 days, 18 had at least one shooting. 

President Biden announces executive actions to curb gun violence “epidemic”

President Biden unveiled his first attempts to curb gun violence on Thursday, announcing a set of modest moves designed to begin revamping federal gun policy by tweaking the government's definition of a firearm and more aggressively responding to urban gun violence.

As violence surges, some question Portland axing police unit

Gun violence and homicides have since spiked in the liberal city like they have in other places nationwide, and some say disbanding the unit was a mistake.

Prayer for Peace Rally calls for an end to gun violence

Saturday, members of the community gathered and called for an end to Wilmington's gun violence.

Five years later: Community still mourning child gunned down

Five years ago Sunday, a child was shot and killed walking home from basketball, just blocks from his Grandmother's home.

Local woman designs signs to thank first responders

Though 2020 was a difficult year, some are taking this time to thank first responders for their part in getting us through.

Residents still mourning Jalisa Bellamy, murdered Christmas Day

Residents are still mourning another Wilmington murder that occurred early Christmas morning.

“All I could do was scream, ‘Is he breathing?'”: Locals hold Prayer for Peace Rally

On Saturday, members of the community held a Prayer for Peace Rally at the 1898 Memorial and City Hall.

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911 call reveals new details about double homicide in New Hanover County

New Hanover County 911 has released a phone call made early Saturday morning after two people were fatally shot and another person severely wounded at a home in Wilmington.

VFW Post 12196 honors Korean War Veterans

VFW Post 12196 of Leland hosted a Korean War veterans breakfast to honor all Korean War veterans living in Leland and surrounding areas.

Pet Pals: 6-year-old Labrador mix is in need of a forever home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 6-year-old Labrador mix.

Whiteville Dixie Youth Darlings wrap up World Series trip to Virginia

The Whiteville community also deserves praise; they helped raise $15,000 to send the girls and their families to Virginia.