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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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‘A tremendous honor’: Trot Nixon to be inducted in NC Sports Hall of Fame

Former MLB player and Wilmington resident Trot Nixon has been recognized for his athletic achievements.

Former local standout & MLB star Trot Nixon remembers the life & career of Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron's death has lead to an outpouring of reactions from many active and former Major League Baseball players, including one right here in the Cape Fear. 

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

The baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died.

Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93

Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died.

Joe Morgan, driving force of Big Red Machine, dies at 77

The Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan has died.

MLB temporarily suspends Marlins season through the weekend

Major League Baseball has temporarily suspended the Miami Marlins’ season through Sunday because of their worsening coronavirus outbreak.

2020 Minor League Baseball season cancelled

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

Cape Fear area baseball players pushing through despite tough times

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has cancelled or postponed spring sports athletes all across the nation, but a group of local ball players won't let it keep them down. 

CDC recommendations push back start of MLB season

It will be at least two more months before the Major League Baseball schedule begins.

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

It's the second year in a row it is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.