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Take the plunge in Kure Beach

The time has come again to claim your spot in the Polar Plunge, 5K and 1 Mile All Abilities Fun Walk in Kure Beach.

Wilmington resident receives Coach of the Year honors from NC Special Olympics

Billie Fitzsimons has been honored with the 2016 North Carolina Special Olympics Coach of the Year award.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Family of the Year

We begin 2017 honoring a Family of the Year for 2016. They are from New Hanover County and they are knocking down all the pins when it comes to helping the community.

Local Special Olympics athlete wins sportsmanship award

A Special Olympics New Hanover County athlete was recently honored with the 2016 Robb Williams Tennis Sportsmanship Award.

Law enforcement and fire departments take part in charity basketball game

Several members of law enforcement and fire departments from New Hanover County, Brunswick County, the City of Carolina Beach and the City of Wilmington took part in a charity basketball game to help benefit the Special Olympics.

New Hanover County Special Olympics holds Fall Games

Tons of folks in the Cape Fear are celebrating after having some big fun at the Special Olympics Fall Games on Wednesday.

Athletes compete in Special Olympics Spring Games

Folks were in a great mood today out at the UNCW Track and Field.

Coffee with a cop at Beau’s raising money for Special Olympics

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is raising money for the Special Olympics and participating in coffee with a cop Thursday.

Take the Polar Plunge and help Special Olympics

This Saturday crowds will gather at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk for the 12th Annual Special Olympics Polar Plunge. Join hundreds who will be freezin' for a reason as they jump into the Atlantic ocean wearing only a bathing suit! The event raises money for year round help for the more than than 600 athletes that compete in the Special Olympics in New Hanover County.

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