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Hurricane recovery moves forward for Market North, questions remain about Jervay

Hurricane Florence left many people displaced and wondering if they were ever going to be able to get back into their homes.

Possible return date for Jervay community released after demands by neighbors

Community leaders and a Jervay neighbor went before Wilmington city council to ask for help getting displaced residents back into the affordable housing complex months after the storm.

Black History Month: The history of Thelma Briggs

Amanda Fitzpatrick continued WWAY's Black History Month Celebration by sitting down with Hollis Briggs to speak about his mother Thelma Briggs who was the second black nurse at New Hanover County Health Department before the hospital split.

MLK, Jr. Celebration to be biggest ever

To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the Southeastern North Carolina Celebration committee has planned the biggest week of events ever for the Cape Fear.

Candidates for Wilmington City Council, mayor talk growth and housing at forum

Nine candidates from diverse backgrounds are seeking the three open seats on the Wilmington City Council.

Saffo gets no challenger for mayor

Election Day is still more than three months away, but it looks like Bill Saffo will win a fifth full term as Wilmington mayor.

MLK celebration continues with Kids Fun Day

videoKids had a good time while learning a thing or two, all in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Many different agencies set up shop at the William E. Murphy Sports Complex for the 7th Annual Kids Fun Day on Saturday.

FIRST ON 3: MLK Parade changing downtown route

The 2014 MLK Parade is changing routes in January and will use Third and Fourth Streets instead of Front Street, according to organizer Hollis Briggs.

50 years later, impact of ‘I Have a Dream’ speech still felt in Wilmington

video Wednesday marks the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s, "I Have a Dream" speech from the Lincoln Memorial. Students in the Port City are honoring Dr. King by dreaming dreams of their own.political rallies which also happened to be a turning point in the civil rights movement.

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Willie Garson, ‘Sex and the City’ actor, dead at 57

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Opening of applications for CFPUA COVID Relief Program

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House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

The bill now goes to the Senate, where it is likely to falter because of overwhelming GOP opposition.