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Athletes gather for Special Olympics fall games

videoSpecial Olympics athletes kicked off their fall games this morning. From bocce ball and races to soccer and tennis, athletes from around the region worked on honing their skills and making new friends.

Local Law Enforcement Officers Run for Special Olympics

Law enforcement officers from the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office ran from Wilmington to Hampstead Wednesday to raise awareness and money for the Special Olympics.video

Hundreds take a cold dip for a good cause

videoHundreds of people took a chilly, winter swim off of Carolina Beach this weekend for the 9th Annual Polar Plunge. Participants young and old, clothed and bare, lined up to sponsor New Hanover County's Special Olympic Program. Proceeds will benefit over 500 athletes, providing them with year-round sports training and games.

Polar Plunge and 5K Run-N-Plunge benefit Special Olympics

videoThe 9th Annual Polar Plunge kicks off this weekend, with a new event in the mix. The 5K Run-N-Plunge gives the community another opportunity to have fun, while they show support for the New Hanover County Special Olympics.

Special Olympians gather for fall games

videoSpecial Olympics athletes kicked off their fall games this morning at Wilmington's Legion Stadium Complex. From bocce ball and races to soccer and tennis, athletes from around the region worked on honing their skills and making new friends.

Law enforcement takes Special Olympics torch on the road

Local cops put on their running shoes this morning for a good cause. The runners set off to carry the Special Olympics Flame of Hope from the Wilmington Police Department to the Pender County line, where they handed it off to another team.

NC Special Olympics hosts ‘Celebrity Night’ tonight

North Carolina Special Olympics is hosting a special "Celebrity Night" tonight to help raise funds for the organization. The event will be held at the Golden Corral on New Centre Drive from 6-8 p.m.

Special Olympians shine in spring games

Some athletes got to shine today at UNC Wilmington. The New Hanover County Special Olympics held its spring games on the campus track today.

Folks take the plunge for Special Olympics

Hundreds of people plunged into the chilly waters of Carolina Beach Saturday to raise money for Special Olympics of New Hanover County.

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