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Man bikes cross-country for a cause

videoHe's already run from coast to coast. Now, Chris Nicholas has his sights set on bigger goals.

Gallop before the gravy

video Runners laced up this morning for a 5k race called "Gallop for the Gravy." The race took off at the YMCA on Market Street and wrapped around Wilmington. Runners of all ages participated in the event, some running just for fun while others pushed themselves to finish first.

Want to join a free running club for kids?

Not many things in life are free. The New Hanover County K-12 Running Club is free though. Starting Monday, June 25th the club will meet every Monday. All school-aged children and teenagers who enjoy running are encouraged to attend.

City council approves fee on runners

City council unanimously approved a fee for runners who participate in city races. It also approved a fee schedule.

New fee would tax race runners in Wilmington

video Runners may soon have to shell out more cash for their hobby. The proposed fee is part of Wilmington's recommended budget for the upcoming year. It would require all city race participants to pay an extra dollar for each race they run.

Wrightsville Beach Marathon benefical for runners and economy

video 2,400 runners took off before sunrise for the Wrightsville Beach Marathon and Half-marathon Sunday morning. The race started in Wrightsville Beach, made it's way around the Landfall community and ended in Mayfair.

Tri-Span Run in Wilmington

videoRunners filled the streets of downtown Wilmington Saturday morning for the annual Tri-Span run 10K run. It was a hot day to run, but that didn't stop John Rendleman from covering some of the elite runners in the Cape Fear region.

Diligence Dash

videoThe Coast Guard hosted the 15th Annual Diligence Dash Saturday morning. John Rendleman has the race recap.

Fort Fisher Combat Fun Run

videoThe Fort Fisher Air Force Base served as the backdrop for a combat fun run on Sunday. The event was a fundraiser for the local non-profit "Step Up For Soldiers" and proceeds will benefit the fallen soldiers memorial in Wilmington which will be dedicated next month.

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Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.