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Louisiana Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dead from COVID-19

Louisiana’s newest Republican member of the U.S. House, Luke Letlow, has died from complications related to COVID-19 only days before being he would have been sworn into office.

Hurricane Zeta crashes onshore in storm-weary Louisiana

Workers have closed one of the last floodgates surrounding New Orleans ahead of landfall by Hurricane Zeta, which has strengthened to a Category 2 storm as it speeds toward a storm-weary Louisiana.

‘We can’t lose our momentum:’ Louisiana vows to rebuild

Utility crews in Louisiana are scrambling to restore power and residents in the besieged southwest part of the state are vowing to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Delta.

Delta adds insult to injury in hurricane-ravaged Louisiana

In Lake Charles, Louisiana, Mayor Nic Hunter says his city will be in recovery mode for months and probably years.

$215M in BP oil spill money to restore Louisiana marshes

The money is from BP’s $8.8 billion settlement for natural resources damage in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.

Church members putting faith into action providing relief for Gulf Coast hurricane victims

Several members of a New Hanover County church have returned home after spending several days in the Gulf Coast assisting residents impacted by Hurricane Laura.

Local church helps Hurricane Laura victims

Wrightsville Beach Baptist Church headed to Alexandria, Louisiana yesterday to help Hurricane Laura victims.

4 Louisiana police officers charged in Black man’s death

Tommie McGlothen Jr. died April 6 after an altercation with police. In June, a television station aired video showing officers appearing to hit and use a Taser on him.

Tex’s Tackle and Bait sends supplies to storm victims in Louisiana

Relief is on the way for people in Louisiana who are still picking up the pieces from Hurricane Laura. 

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.