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Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

NC Insurance Commissioner speaks on disaster preparedness and recovery

The 2020 hurricane season has definitely had an impact on the Cape Fear and there is still more to go. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey was in Wilmington today to speak on disaster preparedness. 

Rise Up Community Farm providing a place for growth in Wilmington

Mari Carl Fisher started out with the dream to bring a community farm to the Cape Fear. Now, that dream has turned into a reality with the Rise Up Community Farm taking Wilmington by storm.

ATMC to bring high-speed broadband internet to rural Pender County

Rural communities across the State of North Carolina have struggled with high-speed internet over the years, but that's all about to change for Pender County residents. 

Local artist paints on Princess Street with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. mural

Local artist Nathan Verwey has lived in Wilmington for over a decade, but his latest piece of work might be his favorite in the Cape Fear. Verwey spent the Labor Day weekend painting a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. mural on the side of a building in the 700 block of Princess Street. 

Former Swamp Loggers star calling for pandemic relief for industry

Deep in the Pender County woods you'll find the Goodson's All-Terrain Logging crew, known for the TV series "Swamp Loggers" that ran for three years on the Discovery Channel. A company that has been in business for generations is facing one of their biggest hurdles yet in 2020 with the impacts of the coronavirus.

Real Estate business at an all-time high in New Hanover County

Businesses across the Cape Fear have been hit hard by the coronavirus, but it doesn't seem to have impacted the real estate industry. Many of the local realty groups are reporting an all-time high in sales over the past four months.

Local runner completes virtual Boston Marathon at Wrightsville Beach

We may be a long way from Boston, but that doesn't mean we can't be part of the world famous Boston Marathon. It was canceled this year because of the coronavirus, but one Cape Fear area man didn't let that stop him from taking part. 

Wrightsville Beach sees plenty of visitors over Labor Day weekend

The Labor Day weekend is officially coming to a close across the country and despite the pandemic one place that got plenty of visitors was a beach right here in the Cape Fear. 

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New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

On Tuesday the CDC released guidance on Halloween during COVID-19, discouraging families from trick-or-treating. Now a local health expert is weighing in.

Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

Every September 15-October 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, a time set aside to commemorate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Latinx people. But this year, the Latinx community has had to adapt.

Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.