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Petition aims to change the name of Hugh MacRae Park

Thousands have signed a petition to change the name of Hugh MacRae Park, saying it bears the name of a man with a racist legacy.

One hairstylist not in favor of signing a petition for Governor Cooper’s permission to re-open salons early

Weeks ago, several businesses, like hair salons were forced to close because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.