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Southport 4th of July Festival to be virtual this year

The North Carolina 4th of July Festival in Southport was cancelled earlier this year because of the Coronavirus.  Instead of having no festivities, however, the 2020 Festival Committee is sponsoring a series of Facebook events instead.

NC 4th of July Festival in Southport canceled due to COVID-19

An iconic festival in Brunswick County has been cancelled for the first time in more than 200 years.

Excluded from holiday festival, food vendor holds successful school supply drive

After a food vendor was turned away from the Southport 4th of July festival last week due to an electrical issue, he decided to turn things around by holding a school supply drive. And he gives the results an "A+"!

NC 4th of July Festival cancels Southport fireworks

The NC 4th of July Festival has announced Thursday night's fireworks in Southport have been cancelled due to weather.

Excessive heat sends multiple people attending festival to hospital for dehydration

Sweltering heat blanketed southeast North Carolina Thursday sending eight people to the hospital for dehydration during the North Carolina's 4th of July Festival. 

Boy Scouts take part in flag retirement ceremony in Southport

Many across the country are flying their American flags high in celebration of Independence Day, but do you know what to do with your flag once it becomes worn and tattered?

Nearly 80 granted U.S. citizenship in Southport ceremony

Gaining U.S. citizenship is not easy for thousands who come into our country. On Wednesday, nearly 80 new Americans were given legal status in Southport after months or years of going through the process.

Traveling 9/11 memorial exhibit comes to Southport

For the second year in a row, a travelling exhibit honoring those who gave their lives on 9/11 is on display in Southport.

Food vendor turned away from Southport 4th of July Festival

Imagine spending thousands of dollars and planning for months to serve food at a festival, only to be turned away. That's what one food vendor says happened to him in Southport Tuesday morning.

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Local seniors to be featured in Wilmington ’60 strong’ Calendar

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Local protesters march for ‘justice’ and ‘change’ after ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

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Trump promoting health care ‘vision’ in swing state NC

President Donald Trump is laying out his health care agenda Thursday amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era law he vowed to replace with a much better plan, but never did.