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‘This is reality’: Fifth day of downtown protests brings protesters young, old

People in the Cape Fear continue to protest the death of George Floyd and other black men and women who have been killed, marking the fifth day of protests in downtown Wilmington.

Wednesday protests end peacefully in Downtown Wilmington

Multiple protests were held in Wilmington on Wednesday in honor of alleged police brutality victim George Floyd, and all remained peaceful.

Downtown Wilmington businesses preparing for the impact of protests

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)--Businesses across the Cape Fear have been dealing with the impacts of covid-19 for months and now they fear protests may slow down traffic even more. 

‘Keep this momentum going’: Leaders step up, keep peace at downtown protests

The nature of protests in downtown Wilmington have taken a positive turn since Sunday.

City, county announce curfew indefinitely after two nights of protests

The city of Wilmington and New Hanover County announced a curfew will go into effect Tuesday night, after the last two nights of protests ended poorly.

Police: Downtown protest started peacefully, turned into unlawful assembly

Law enforcement maintained a heavier presence than usual throughout downtown Wilmington Monday, following Sunday night's protest at City Hall.

‘You have five minutes to disperse’: Downtown Wilmington protesters clash with sheriff’s office

A large crowd of protesters in Downtown Wilmington are being told to disperse to avoid arrest.

Dozens protest to reopen Rowan County

Dozens gathered in front of the Rowan County Courthouse on Saturday morning to protest Gov. Roy Cooper’s order to stay at home.

High school seniors in Brunswick County protest graduation ceremony changes

High school seniors from across Brunswick County came together Friday evening in protest of the school system's new plan for graduation.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.