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Spring fest pageant still scheduled to happen, but virtually

This pandemic is not stopping the Pender County Spring Fest Pageant from happening, at least virtually.

Miss America eliminates swimsuits and won’t judge on looks

The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition, saying it will no longer judge contestants on their appearance.

Youth honors Martin Luther King Jr. with pageant

One group in southeastern North Carolina continues to work and honor the actions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and this weekend they held their first ever pageant. 

Happening tonight: Missed Pleasure Island Pageant

It's a pageant like no other, tonight contestants take the stage in the Missed Pleasure Island Pageant.

Savvy Shields, of Arkansas, crowned Miss America

The 2017 Miss America pageant is underway in Atlantic City.

Dethroned Miss Florida USA sues pageant for defamation

A former Miss Florida USA winner is suing the pageant after organizers took her crown and accused her of cheating.

Miss Wilmington among Miss North Carolina 2016 finalists

Miss Wilmington Victoria Huggins was named third runner-up in the Miss North Carolina pageant Saturday night.

Wilmington teen with cerebral palsy vies for national pageant title

Jessie Guillaume, a Laney High School senior, was crowned homecoming queen this fall and now she has the chance to compete against other queens on a national level.

Juneteenth Festival accepts pageant applications

video HAPPENING NOW: Young women in Wilmington can enter the Juneteenth Pageant. It focuses on education, economics, moral excellence and family unity. Find out how to participate.

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.