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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. 

Cape Fear Fair and Expo returning next month after being cancelled in 2020

The 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo returns on October 29th and runs through November 7th at the Wilmington International Airport. 

Cape Fear Fair and Expo wraps up another successful year

It is the last day of the Cape Fear Fair and Expo.

Cape Fear Fair and Expo starts Friday

It's the fair, all your friends are there! The Cape Fear Fair and Expo kicks off this weekend.

New Hanover County Commission turns blue for the first time in decades following midterms

In the winner circle, it appears a blue wave was enough to break up the split electorate in favor of Democratic candidates.

Candidates try to win more votes at Power Breakfast

A packed house as candidates, who want to be our voices locally, in Raleigh and in Washington spoke to an early morning crowd at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal's Power Series breakfast.

Potbellied pig Sir Oinksalot finds a new farm to call home

Sir Oinksalot has found a forever home with a Pender County family.

Cape Fear Fair and Expo rescues ‘Sir Oinksalot’ at auction

Cape Fear Fair and Expo 2nd Vice President Skip Watkins said the Cape Fear Fair and Expo rescued Sir Oinksalot with a winning bid of $300. Watkins says he will be featured at the 2018 fair and in an upcoming fair promotion. 

Rep. Deb Butler speaks out against local contaminators

A state lawmaker says she wants to raise awareness about the impacts of pollution to our area in general amid talks of incentives for a company to return to Wilmington.

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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.

New Hanover County Commissioners pass stop gap funding to increase affordable housing

Monday morning, New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure that could create more workforce housing in the region.