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Dozens gathered to celebrate opening of new library in Carolina Shores

Crowds gathered earlier this week to celebrate the grand opening of the Southwest Brunswick Branch Library in Carolina Shores.

4-year-old Chicago boy reads 100 books in one day

Caleb Green staged a reading marathon Saturday, completing 100 books. Every time he finished 10 books, including his favorites about dogs and Ninja Turtles, he did a little dance.

Public library breaks ground for future Pine Valley location

In order to help service more people in the community and make reading more accessible a new library is coming soon in Pine Valley.

Wilmington Railroad Museum, WWAY begin reading series of ‘The Polar Express’

If you are looking for something fun to do with the kids on the weekend, the Wilmington Railroad Museum has you covered all month long.

JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

The books' magical world has inspired multiple films, spinoffs, memorabilia and amusement park attractions.

Summer reading festival highlights library programs

No rain could put a damper on all the fun festivities happening at the New Hanover County main library branch in downtown Wilmington.

Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

NC Museum of History to host round-the-clock reading in honor of Shakespeare

The North Carolina Museum of History is marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death with an around-the-clock reading of his works.

Little Free Library opens at Wallace Park

Little Free Library opens at local park in Wilmington which is based on a ‘give a book, take a book’ system.

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‘Kicks for Luna’ soccer fundraiser to support girl with cancer

A Florida girl with a rare form of bone cancer is in the Cape Fear this weekend for a soccer fundraiser.

‘”I felt like something was wrong’, woman details encounter with rabid fox in Ocean Isle Beach

A fox suspected to be connected to two attacks that occurred earlier this week in the southern end of the county tested positive for rabies.

Employees respond to Novant Health vaccine mandate

The countdown is now on for employees with Novant Health. Their deadline to get the COVID-19 vaccine is September 15.

Nonprofit assistance grant program

The nonprofit grant program will provide $700,000 in assistance to the nonprofit community in New Hanover County, allocated through grants of no less than $10,000 and up to $50,000 per organization.