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Water rescues spike as thousands flock to Wrightsville Beach for holiday

Monday marked the end of a long holiday weekend, and many spent the day at area beaches despite the surf being more dangerous than usual.

Conway movie theater has best weekend of sales since the pandemic began

B&B Theatres Conway 12 just had its best weekend in sales, over this Memorial Day Weekend, since the pandemic began.

Hundreds visit the Battleship North Carolina over the Memorial Day weekend

Hundreds of people flocked to the Battleship North Carolina the day before Memorial Day.

Veterans Memorial Reef holds inaugural ceremony to memorialize local veterans

The remains of some deceased veterans from the Cape Fear will soon be resting beneath the ocean off our coast to serve as a reef for marine habitat.

‘Wilmington is back’: Summer 2021 off to a very different start than summer 2020

Memorial Day unofficially marks the start of the summer each year and this year people seem to be extra thankful to be able to spend the holiday weekend with loved ones following a year of COVID-19.

Many people prepare to pull out their grills for Memorial Day weekend

Whether it's charcoal or gas, many people pull out their grills on Memorial Day Weekend.

Pack your patience: Traffic picks up entering Memorial Day weekend

Friday kicks off the unofficial start to the summer, and many places are already noticing heavier traffic.

Beaches see increase in kayak, bike, and stand up paddle board rentals

With Memorial Day weekend kicking off Friday, bike, kayak, and standup paddle board rentals have increased dramatically around the Cape Fear.

‘Boat safe, boat sober’: Tips for staying safe on the water this holiday weekend

According to the Wildlife Commission, there's been a surge in boat registrations in recent months so they're advising boaters to be extra cautious as they hit the water, especially for the holiday weekend.

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Clean Eatz hosts its annual national convention in Wrightsville Beach

Today, one Wilmington based business, that has grown to have franchises across the country, wrapped up its annual convention in Wrightsville Beach.

Local church in Wilmington helps feed the homeless population through its lunch bag program

One local church in Wilmington is continuing to serve the homeless population through its lunch bag program, after seeing an increased need during the pandemic

NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington.