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National Hispanic Heritage Month and the coronavirus

Every September 15-October 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, a time set aside to commemorate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Latinx people. But this year, the Latinx community has had to adapt.

Wilmington gun sales and conceal carry permits skyrocket

Wilmington guns are flying off the shelves and courses are filling up months in advance. There's not denying something's in the air. But why?

Restaurants experience a slower Labor Day rush than normal

With a pandemic looming over Labor Day weekend, business owners are bound to see some differences this year.

Playgrounds reopen as North Carolina moves to Phase 2.5

This weekend, playgrounds reopened as North Carolina moved to Phase 2.5.

Phase 2.5 allows local trampoline park to reopen

This Saturday, Flip N Fly's doors are flying back open. The locally owned trampoline park opened in 2018, but like many other businesses, had to shut down at the beginning of the pandemic.

Flu and COVID-19: What local health experts encourage you do now

New Hanover County public health officials are getting ready for something they haven't encountered since 1918 -- a flu season during a pandemic.

New move-in procedure at UNCW

Classes at UNCW start August 19, but this year moving in looks a little different. 

Fayetteville theatre streaming movies to stay afloat amid pandemic

In the ongoing fight against COVID-19, many businesses have been forced to remain closed to stop the spread of the virus, including movie theaters.

3 cities kept schools open during the 1918 pandemic. Experts say 2020 is different.

When the influenza pandemic struck America in 1918, most cities responded with measures that included closing schools.

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NC halts plan to resolve ballot issue with voter affidavits

The North Carolina State Board of Elections has sent out a memo encouraging county elections officials to suspend a program allowing voters to sign an affidavit to make up for the lack of a witness signature on their ballots.

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.