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Carolina Beach couple fights COVID blues with elaborate Halloween display

Spooky season is upon us, and one Carolina Beach couple is working to make it a little spookier with an extravagant Halloween display.

Local businesses hold vendor fair

Wilmington businesses set up shop at City Market, offering everything from sweet treats to custom face masks.

Pender County’s annual ghost walk switches to spooky drive-in experience

Ghost Walk: The Drive-In is coming to a park near you.

Elizabethtown recommends you don’t go trick-or-treating this year

We're officially in spooky season, but for one local town Halloween is going to look a little different this year.

Lowe’s offering drive-thru trick or treating

Halloween is likely going to look very different this year for kids all over the country.

Police: Person struck by bullet at Halloween theme park

A person has been shot at a Halloween theme park in North Carolina.

Don’t panic: Columbus Co. haunted attraction gets ready to open COVID-style

Some Halloween celebrations have been cancelled due to the pandemic this year, but one haunted attraction in the Cape Fear is making things work this spooky season.

New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

On Tuesday the CDC released guidance on Halloween during COVID-19, discouraging families from trick-or-treating. Now a local health expert is weighing in.

Americans load up on candy, trick or treat – or not

Americans may not know if trick or treating will happen this year because of the pandemic, but they’re buying a lot of Halloween candy while they wait to find out. U.S. sales of Halloween candy were up 13% over last year in the month ending Sept. 6, according to data from market research firm IRI and the National Confectioners Association. That enthusiasm is good news for candy companies, which rely on the 10-week Halloween period for around 14% of their annual $36 billion in U.S. sales. But it's not clear if demand will fall in late October, when there's usually a rush to buy candy for trick or treaters.

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New Hanover Wildcats ready to right ship after below average spring season

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UNCW says no students have tried using fake vaccine cards to bypass testing requirements

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Suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting

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Resort style rental property project proposed for the town of Navassa

A resort style rental community might be coming to the town of Navassa.