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Heated controversy over future of Wilmington Confederate statues

Should they stay or should they go? Across the state, controversy over confederate statues continues.

Animal rights advocates hoping to ban tethering in Brunswick Co.

For the second time this year, animal rights advocates are hoping to make a difference in Brunswick County. Sunday they collected more signatures to add to their petition designed to ban tethering, tying up an animal with a short rope or chain.

High school will now honor Raleigh student who died

In a reversal, Enloe High School will now honor a would-be graduate who died at the start of her senior year after she stepped into an electrified pool while working as a lifeguard.

Thousands sign petition to reopen Halloween horror attraction

More than 3,000 people have signed a petition asking Knott's Berry Farm to reopen a Halloween horror attraction that was closed after mental health advocates said it was insensitive to the mentally ill.

Laney student proposing stoplight near school gets support from Wilmington MPO

A New Hanover County student’s effort to get a stoplight put near her school to reduce accidents is gaining traction.

Petition questions residency of Burgaw mayor

video For the first time in 10 years the town of Burgaw has a new mayor, but on the day he was sworn in some residents are questioning whether he has a legal right to represent their town.

UNCW Softball team starts petition to save program

video UNCW Softball is one of the programs on the chopping block. It's asking supporters to step up to the plate. Team members have organized an online petition in hopes of saving their up-and-coming team.

Waterford residents organize petition against rezoning

video At Thursday night’s Leland Town Council Meeting, several residents spoke out against the proposed rezoning of land near the Waterford community, which is currently zoned for commercial use. Developers are proposing to build a 240-unit apartment complex.

Seabreeze residents organize petition against rezoning

videoThe once flourishing shore community of Seabreeze is now practically empty and New Hanover County leaders have approved a request to rezone the area to help it grow. However, the idea is not sitting so well with Seabreeze residents. They have organized a petition in protest of the rezoning.

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