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Possible budget cuts to non-profit organizations in New Hanover county

A recent budget proposal could lead to thousands of dollars being taken out from their budgets.

Children learn history of African Americans in tennis

Dozens of children from five Wilmington community centers had the opportunity to see a special exhibit at Cape Fear Community College on Tuesday.

One Love Tennis brings exhibit to CFCC for Black History Month

One Love Tennis is presenting a special exhibit that shines a light on the impact and achievements of African-Americans in the sport of tennis.

It’ll be Wilmington to Wimbledon for Lenny Simpson

Wilmington resident Lenny Simpson is headed to Wimbledon. He will take his tennis racket, but that is not the only thing he will showcase.

Wilmington tennis players winning big

Wilmington has some rising tennis stars serving up some major competition to other kids around the South.

Wilmington tennis team wins Southern Junior Team Tennis Championship

Wilmington tennis legend Lenny Simpson continues to work wonders as a coach on the youth level in the Port City. SImpson's 10 and under squad won the Southern Junior Team Team Championship over the weekend in South Carolina.

4 Wilmington based tennis squads capture junior state titles

Wilmington's Lenny Simpson is more than just a hall of fame tennis player. He's a teacher, a coach and a pioneer. In fact a few youngsters on Simpson's tennis team competed like pros at the state junior tennis tournament over the weekend.

Study reveals black child suicide rates on the rise

A recent study reveals there is a growing number of children, ages 5 to 11, killing themselves specifically black children.

Brother of tennis legend Arthur Ashe serves up support for One Love Tennis

videoJohnnie Ashe, the younger brother of the late great tennis champion Arthur Ashe, was the featured speaker at a luncheon for One Love Tennis in Wilmington on Thursday.

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Multiple injuries in traffic accident in Southport

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Swimmer drowns in Surf City

Advanced life support was administered from Pender EMS and Fire and the Surf City Fire Department, but the victim did not survive.

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Trump hailed Barrett as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.

First NFL player ruled inactive for COVID-19 test

ATLANTA (CBS) - A.J. Terrell has officially been ruled out for Week 3 as the first NFL player to be placed on the league's...