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Grace Abounds & One Love Tennis came together to feed the community

Some say grace before having a meal, but this weekend it was Grace and One Love providing the meals. 

Documentary honoring local African American tennis champion airs

Before Serena Williams became a tennis legend or Arthur Ashe made history, there was Althea Gibson, the first African American and African American woman to win a major tennis championship.

One Love Tennis hosts pop-up food drive

One Love Tennis put their mission to action this weekend by spreading love and helping others with a pop-up food distribution at the historic Orange Street property.

One Love’s Lenny Simpson inducted USTA Southern Hall of Fame

You can add another accolade to the long list of achievements for One Love Tennis founder Lenny Simpson. Over the weekend he was inducted into the United States Tennis Association Southern Hall of Fame. 

Lenny Simpson to be inducted into Southern Tennis Hall of Fame

The Southern Tennis Foundation and USTA Southern announced today three tennis luminaries are scheduled for induction into the 2020 class of the Southern Tennis Hall of Fame.

Rotary Club hosts One Love Tennis founder Lenny Simpson

The Wilmington Rotary Club hosted One Love Tennis founder Lenny Simpson as a speaker on Tuesday at their meeting. It was the first time Simpson had spoke publicly since returning back to the Cape Fear from the U.S. Open tennis tournament. 

One Love Tennis headed back to the US Open

The kids at the One Love Tennis program are once again preparing for a trip of a lifetime. They will leave Wilmington on Friday to attend the US Open tennis tournament in New York City. 

History repeats itself: Lenny Simpson

Cori "Coco" Gauff took the tennis world by storm at Wimbledon and it began by beating her idol Venus Williams. There's a similar story right here in our own backyard.

Tennis returns to 1406 Orange Street thanks to One Love

Lenny Simpson moved back to Wilmington in 2012 with the hopes of making the tennis community what it once was. On Tuesday, he took another step toward doing that.

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Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

Common mistakes to avoid when voting absentee

Nearly 20,000 absentee ballots requested and almost 7,500 ballots returned and approved in Brunswick County with two weeks away from the beginning of early voting.

Carolina Beach requests permit to bring back wheelchair-friendly mats

The Town of Carolina Beach and a local organization are both still pushing to bring back wheelchair-accessible beach mats.