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Good Shepherd Center holds weekly grocery giveaways

Volunteers put together bags of baked goods, vegetables, fruits, and frozen meats each week, handing them out every Wednesday from 12 to 1 pm.

Renovated Lizzie Borden house on the market, again

A home where Lizzie Borden lived in Fall River, Massachusetts, is on the market again.

Good Shepherd Center getting millions of dollars to assist families facing eviction

The Good Shepherd Center is getting a total of $3.7 million in funding to help people in the Cape Fear struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

More Americans sign contracts to buy homes in July

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that the hot housing market should continue into the fall season.

Gov. Cooper announces $175M in assistance for rental, utility payment

On Tuesday, Governor Roy Cooper announced $175 million to help North Carolinians with rental and utility payment support in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

US home sales spike an unprecedented 24.7% in July

U.S. home sales rose a record-breaking 24.7% in July, extending last month’s rebound after the coronavirus pandemic all but froze the housing market this spring.

Property Tax bills arriving soon, contactless payments encouraged

The New Hanover County Tax Department has started mailing real estate property tax bills, so property owners should receive their bill by the middle of August.

New Hanover County offers child care, housing assistance with CARES Act funding

Beginning Tuesday, families and households impacted financially from the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for child care and/or housing assistance.

June home construction jumps 17.3% when states reopened

Construction of U.S. homes jumped 17.3% in June as some states opened back up, but still lags behind last year’s pace after this spring’s massive slowdown in building activity due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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‘I Am Woman’ singer Helen Reddy, ’70s hitmaker, dies at 78

Reddy’s children announced their mother’s death Tuesday evening, saying that while they are heartbroken, they “take comfort in the knowledge that her voice will live on forever.”

First debate descends into chaos as Trump and Biden exchange attacks

The first presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden featured a chaotic series of bitter exchanges and name-calling, with the president repeatedly speaking over his Democratic rival and the moderator struggling to maintain control of the 90-minute affair.

Wilmington neighborhood says farewell to longtime UPS driver

One Wilmington area UPS driver has spent the past two decades serving the people of the Cape Fear. As his time in the position comes to an end, the community around him is showing their thanks.  

NHRMC Partnership Advisory Group votes in favor of Novant sale agreement

The Partnership Advisory Group, tasked with exploring the future of New Hanover Regional Medical Center, has voted in favor of a final purchase agreement with Novant Health.