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Simulator helps in-demand nursing students prepare during pandemic

The pandemic has hit nursing schools as hard as it has many other businesses. But at a time when nurses are in extremely high demand, the mission to train new healthcare workers is more important than ever.

Pender County to follow state’s new COVID-19 vaccination plan

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced updated prioritization guidelines to include all health care workers and residents 65 years of age in addition to residents of 75 years and older.

Duke, UNC study finds low rates of in-school COVID transmission

A report of 11 North Carolina school districts from the beginning of the school year, compiled by a team of researchers at Duke and UNC, found a very low rate of in-school transmission.

Another record decline reported in US cancer death rate

Researchers are reporting another record one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, a drop they continue to attribute to success against lung cancer.

Eleanor Health opens addiction treatment center in Wilmington

There has been a steady rise of mental health issues and substance misuse around the Cape Fear over the past several month. A local clinic is stepping in to help. 

NHRMC Physician Group opens COVID-19 vaccine appointments for those 75 and older

NHRMC Physician Group Primary Care established patients who are age 75 and older can now make an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

Local addiction specialist gives tips for a successful Dry January

WILMINGTON, NC -- Many people are looking to live their best life in 2021, after a holiday during the pandemic.  For some, that means...

Dr. Dre recovering well after being admitted into hospital

Dr. Dre says he will be “back home soon” after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm.

Free over-the-counter medicine giveaway to held in New Hanover County

NC MedAssist is holding a Mobile Free Pharmacy Event in partnership with Humana in New Hanover County.

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New Hanover County GOP chair talks future of Republican Party after Trump

Now that President Donald Trump has left office, what's in store for the future of the republican party?

UNCW political science professor reacts to Trump absence from inauguration

Glaringly absent from Wednesday's inauguration ceremony was former President Donald Trump.

Two protesters show support for Trump in Wilmington on inauguration day

A couple of people unhappy with the inauguration of Joe Biden took to the streets in Wilmington today.

New Hanover High eager to kick-off the 2021 soccer season

The high school soccer season is in full swing for teams in the Cape Fear. Public Schools are five days away from opening up their 2021 season on January 25th.