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Dog who completed bucket list in New Hanover County dies of canine lymphoma

In August, we reported the story of Petey, a three-year-old dog suffering from canine lymphoma.

Work session held by New Hanover County to discuss safety against violence in schools

 Three weeks after a shooting at New Hanover High School, and two weeks after New Hanover County Commissioners passed a motion allocating up to $350 million for school safety, the county held a work session today to discuss safety goals.

Wilmington Police launching Virtual Response Unit

The Wilmington Police Department recently announced its new Virtual Response Unit and WWAY got the first look at the unit's soon-to-be home on Wednesday.

Wrightsville Beach businesses expect a tourism boost for Labor Day weekend

In Wrightsville Beach, some local resorts, restaurants, and businesses are anticipating a busy few days, much like the booming business they've seen this summer season.

CDC advises against Labor Day Weekend travel if you are unvaccinated

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising against traveling for Labor Day Weekend if you are not vaccinated and New Hanover County health officials are recommending travelers take safety precautions.

New Hanover Co. mask rule approved after heated public meeting

The New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board voted unanimously to approve a health rule requiring face-coverings in all indoor public buildings after a heated public meeting on Tuesday morning.

Meeting scheduled to hear public comment on New Hanover Co. mask mandate

The New Hanover County Health and Human Services announced the public hearing on the proposed health rule that requires face coverings in all indoor public places will be held on Tuesday, August 31 at 8 am.

Man arrested for felony hit and run in Wilmington

The U.S. Marshals and Wilmington Police Department arrested a man in connection with a hit and run on Wednesday.

New Hanover Co. Commissioners frustrated by proposal to lower River Rd. speed limit

The New Hanover County Commissioners held a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning and heard a proposal from the North Carolina Department of Transportation that they largely were unimpressed with.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.