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ELECTION ANALYSIS: New Hanover’s blue wave matched by red tide in Brunswick, Pender

In southeastern North Carolina there were signs not only of a blue wave but an even bigger red tide, if you will.

Candidates try to win more votes at Power Breakfast

A packed house as candidates, who want to be our voices locally, in Raleigh and in Washington spoke to an early morning crowd at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal's Power Series breakfast.

Candidate says campaign signs were vandalized with gay slurs

Multiple campaign signs spray painted and plastered with gay slurs. The vandals targeted New Hanover County Commission Candidate (D) Julia Boseman.

Contract approved for new juvenile justice center

Next year a law will go into effect in North Carolina which keeps teenagers who commit non-violent crimes from being tried as an adult.

City, county close on Echo Farms land deal

New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington closed on the 14-acres of land in Echo Farms, and it will now become a public park.

Commissioners approve new cell tower, cost for inlet upkeep

New Hanover County Commissioners voted to approve a new cell tower in the Veterans Park along Halyburton Memorial Parkway.

White, Saffo send letter to Chemours requesting community meeting

As the quality of water in the Lower Cape Fear River continues to be a topic of conversation, New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington is once again requesting a meeting with Chemours, the company responsible for GenX.

County and city leaders to formally purchase, enter agreement to acquire Echo Farms land

The City of Wilmington is expected to adopt a similar agreement and purchase request in their Tuesday meeting.

New Hanover County adopts 2018-19 budget with tax decrease

County commissioners on Monday unanimously adopted the county’s 2018-19 budget, which calls for a tax decrease and sets a new minimum wage for county employees of $15 per hour.

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Accident on N. Kerr Avenue near New Centre Drive

Wilmington police officers are currently closing off southbound traffic between those two intersections as crews work at the scene.

Arrest made after video shows dog beaten with object in Conway area

A video shows what appears to be someone tying up a dog and beating it with an object. The dog is hit multiple times and can be seen jumping repeatedly to avoid being hit.

US Catholic bishops OK steps toward possible rebuke of Biden

The 168-55 vote was announced near the end of a three-day meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that was held virtually.

Judge rules for Florida on CDC order blocking cruise ships

U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday wrote in a 124-page decision Friday that Florida would be harmed if the CDC order effectively blocking most cruises were to continue.