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Monday, October 18, 2021
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Tropical Storm Elsa turns fun in the sun to fun indoors

With so many outdoor activities across the Cape Fear, tourists took museums and the aquarium by storm.

Vacationers brave the beaches during tropical storm

Throughout the day, harsh winds and periods of heavy rain didn't stop some people from getting out and about.

Downtown Wilmington sees an uptick in foot traffic as the summer season kicks off

Today many people were walking the streets of Downtown Wilmington, enjoying the warm temperatures, restaurants, and shopping at local stores.

Cape Fear region, and NC, cash in on tourists

Tourists didn’t skimp on cracking open their wallets on recent trips to North Carolina.

Beach town looks to enforce equipment ordinance

North Topsail beach town leaders passed an unattended beach equipment ordinance last year, and now they're trying to educate people on what the newly enforced rule means.

People visited Surf City beaches despite the weather

It was a rainy and windy weekend all across southeastern North Carolina. The ocean was rough with a risk for high rip currents keeping many out of the water.

N. Topsail officials remove tons of rocks, visitors find ocean gems

video The town of North Topsail Beach is closing parts of the beach while they try to remove tons of rocks from their beaches before May. "Well I stubbed my toe yesterday and my toenail came off," Visitor Lukas Richardson said. Rocks ranging from one to six inches in diameter cover North Topsail Beach.

Tourists see sea turtles hatch at Holden Beach

video Sisters Kim and Karen Hartnett happened upon some sea turtles that had just hatched and were waddling their way to the ocean.

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In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’

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Woman facing attempted arson charges in incident at Smithfield Foods in Bladen County

A Lumberton woman is facing several charges stemming from an incident at the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, Latasha Rena Bittle, 26, allegedly threw a plastic jug with accelerants onto a break area canopy on October 12.