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Plunge into spring with Special Olympics at Kure Beach

The Special Olympics of New Hanover County are have their annual fundraiser this weekend, and there are events for the whole family.

Wilmington business raises $2K for Special Olympics of New Hanover Co.

Friday was the painted rock fundraiser benefiting the Special Olympics of New Hanover County. It was held at Mike's Mulch and Stone on Carolina Beach Road.

Looking back at Amy Wright’s journey: “It starts with a voice”

Amy Wright is a mother of four. Two of her children are diagnosed with Down Syndrome. She'll surely tell you they are two of the best parts of her world. And her message to our world: "It starts with a voice."

Special Olympics 2017 Fall Games brings fun for all

Legion Stadium is home to all kinds of sporting events. Today, they upped the level of awesomeness. Hundreds of people hit the field at the Wilmington landmark for the Special Olympics Fall Games & Sports Expo.

Special Olympics torch makes appearance in New Hanover County

After three weeks of making its way across the state, the torch has finally made its way to the coast.

2017 Plane Pull pulls in $100k for Special Olympics NC

The 2017 Plane Pull for Special Olympics North Carolina is a wrap and is being considered a huge success.

Want to pull a plane for Special Olympics?

Do you want to pull a plane while helping raise money for Special Olympics North Carolina? The 2017 Plane Pull event is looking for five-person teams who will test their strength against other teams competing.

Hundreds participate in Special Olympics Basketball Skills Day

It was all about basketball skills at UNCW's Trask Coliseum today for the Special Olympics of New Hanover County.

Bitty and Beau’s event: ‘Spread the Word to End the Word’

A Bitty and Beau's event called "Spread the Word to End the Word" is asking guests to pledge to end the use of the word "retarded".

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Part of River Road closed due to gas leak in New Hanover County

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Hoggard High’s spirit rocks repainted after controversial statements appear on it

Controversial statements recently painted on the spirit rock at Hoggard High School in Wilmington raised concerns for some parents, which were brought up during a school board meeting this week.

Law enforcement increases patrols at Wilmington park following shooting

People are returning to a popular Wilmington park and law enforcement is stepping up patrols where shots rang out Wednesday evening on a basketball court.