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Hugh MacRae signs taken down from Wilmington park

Following Monday night's county commission meeting signs at the entrances of Wilmington's Hugh MacRae Park were taken down Tuesday afternoon after commissioners voted to change the name.

Leaders discuss potential face mask requirement as cases spike in New Hanover Co.

The number of coronavirus cases in New Hanover County has more than doubled since the beginning of this month. As of Wednesday afternoon, the county has 444 positive cases.

Commissioner troubled over handling of race and gender questions on Census

New Hanover County leaders have sent a formal request to the US Census Bureau to reconsider how it handles questions that remain unanswered.

New Hanover County leaders give update on coronavirus

At a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday, New Hanover County leaders got an update on COVID-19 and what the county is doing to prepare. 

‘Trust has been broken’: Commissioners offer help in sexual misconduct investigation

New Hanover County Commissioners are ready to get help in solving the school district's problems with alleged sexual misconduct.

Commissioners deny WAVE Transit request for supplemental funding

New Hanover County Commissioners denied WAVE Transit's request for additional funding for 2020.

Wave transit conversation returns to the table at commissioner’s meeting

Once Commissioner Jonathan Barfield opened the floor for public comment, the discussion about Wave transit resurfaced. 

DOT looks into building new bridge to replace CFMB

It is estimated the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge only has about 20 years of life left.

Commissioner shares personal opioid story

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo says, in the last 10 years, 243 people lost their lives in New Hanover County to opioids. 

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Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

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