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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. 

Community to county leaders: ‘Don’t sell our hospital!’

Last month, New Hanover County announced it was exploring the idea of selling New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Hospital President and CEO John Gizdic says several billion dollars will need to be put into it over the next decade to keep up with the growing population.

New Hanover County implements new paid parental leave for county employees

New Hanover County has just put a new parental leave policy in place for all eligible county employees.

Memorial Day event at Wilmington National Cemetery honors fallen

For many Memorial Day is a holiday in which family and friends gather for fun, food and fellowship. But the annual ceremony at Wilmington National Cemetery remembers the ultimate sacrifice of so many who gave their lives in service to our country.

Petition pushes for grocery store to replace Everybody’s Supermarket

The one year anniversary of the fire that burned down Everybody's Supermarket has come and gone, but that land is still just an empty parking lot.

Commissioners want Project Grace to move forward, neighbors say ‘pump the brakes’

Three years and now the New Hanover County Commission wants to move forward with Project Grace. Many neighbors want them to look at splitting the project up altogether and keep two old, but prominent buildings.

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The victory comes 10 years after the Japanese star was low amateur in the Masters as a teenager.

Cape Fear churches continue to adapt worship services during the pandemic

More than one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and local churches continue to adapt as the pandemic alters their Sunday services.

New Hanover County 4-H holds annual award ceremony virtually

On Sunday, the New Hanover County 4-H held its annual award ceremony celebrating and recognizing the achievements of New Hanover County 4-H members, volunteers, and friends of 2020.

Deadly shooting near Duke University

People who live in the area say it’s a mostly quiet community made up of families and Duke students.