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Locals protest the Harbor’s upcoming closure

The Harbor, Wilmington's only state-funded detox facility, is the only place for miles addicts without health insurance can detox under medical supervision before moving on to rehab. But now, it's set to close October 23, and the fate of uninsured addicts in the area is now even more uncertain.

Local artist paints on Princess Street with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. mural

Local artist Nathan Verwey has lived in Wilmington for over a decade, but his latest piece of work might be his favorite in the Cape Fear. Verwey spent the Labor Day weekend painting a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. mural on the side of a building in the 700 block of Princess Street. 

Former Swamp Loggers star calling for pandemic relief for industry

Deep in the Pender County woods you'll find the Goodson's All-Terrain Logging crew, known for the TV series "Swamp Loggers" that ran for three years on the Discovery Channel. A company that has been in business for generations is facing one of their biggest hurdles yet in 2020 with the impacts of the coronavirus.

Real Estate business at an all-time high in New Hanover County

Businesses across the Cape Fear have been hit hard by the coronavirus, but it doesn't seem to have impacted the real estate industry. Many of the local realty groups are reporting an all-time high in sales over the past four months.

Wrightsville Beach sees plenty of visitors over Labor Day weekend

The Labor Day weekend is officially coming to a close across the country and despite the pandemic one place that got plenty of visitors was a beach right here in the Cape Fear. 

High School sports make a grand return to the Cape Fear

If it feels like its been awhile since we've had high school sports, that's because it has. It has been 174 days since the last high school game took place in the Cape Fear. 

Colon Cancer awareness rising following Chadwick Boseman’s death

Last Friday it was announced that Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman lost his battle with colon cancer after a three year fight. His death is bringing awareness to the cancer all over the country.

World War II history runs deep in the Wilmington community

United States President Donald Trump is expected to visit the Cape Fear on Wednesday to name Wilmington a World War II Heritage City and commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the war. The City of Wilmington has a long history of helping with war efforts. 

Trump supporters hold car parade throughout the Cape Fear

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY)--The 2020 United States General Election is just over three months away. On Saturday, Cape Fear residents hit the streets to show their support for President Donald Trump.

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NC halts plan to resolve ballot issue with voter affidavits

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Jill Biden to travel to North Carolina next week

Jill Biden, the wife of Democratic nominee Joe Biden, will be visiting Greenville on Tuesday.

Shallotte breaks ground on long-awaited riverwalk project

The Town of Shallotte celebrated the groundbreaking of the long-awaited riverwalk project.

Meet the spirits that haunt Poplar Grove during paranormal tours

Poplar Grove Plantation will continue it's annual paranormal ghost tours albeit with coronavirus precautions in mind.