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LINC educates the community with National Reentry Week program

This week is National Reentry week, meant to focus on transitioning previous inmates back into normal life.

Prayer for Peace Rally calls for an end to gun violence

Saturday, members of the community gathered and called for an end to Wilmington's gun violence.

Local nonprofit feeds the community

They're feeding the community's stomach, as well as it's soul.

State Attorney General talks opioid addiction’s affects on the prison system at local dinner

Attorney General Josh Stein shared the overwhelming truths about opioid addiction and its contribution to crime across the state.

New Hanover County program receives funds to help ex-inmates reenter society

The Department of Public Safety has named a New Hanover County non-profit as one of four organizations to receive money to help establish new reentry councils.

Non-profit: Work together to stop violence

Non-profit group Leading Into New Communities is working to end youth violence in our area.

More money going to Wilmington youth and convict programs

videoWilmington City Council took steps Tuesday night to find long-term solutions to crime and gang violence.

Guns bought back won’t be destroyed for months

videoWilmington's first ever gun buy-back effort took nearly 70 weapons off the street this weekend, but where do the guns go now?

Cash runs out during gun buyback

videoIf you didn't line up early, you didn't get a shot at cash for guns this weekend in Wilmington. Organizers scheduled the Proutey-Greene Gun Buyback effort from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, but the money was gone shortly after the event kicked off at all three locations.

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Memorial paddle out to be held for beloved Wrightsville Beach lifeguard Jeremy Owens

Jeremy Owens was a world-class ocean lifeguard, professional stunt man and world-level Jiu Jitsu black belt. 

Local organization seeks volunteers, funding for Masonboro Island July 4 cleanup

Volunteers and donors needed for cleanup on Masonboro Island after July 4th festivities.