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52 tons of trash removed from Myrtle Beach shores after 4th of July

Myrtle Beach officials say beach-goers left behind a mountain of trash after the Fourth of July holiday — 52 tons, to be exact.

New Hanover County sees increase in contaminated recyclables

The New Hanover County Recycling Center is seeing a sharp increase in contaminated recyclables, when material not meant to be recycled are mixed with materials that are.

‘Hot Garbage’ turning trash into art

Garion Worldslayer is turning trash into 'Hot Garbage' in the Cape Fear.  The photographer is working with 'BootScrap,' a sustainable, environmentally conscious trio, to make you look at what you throw away in a new light.

Remains found believed to be NC woman who was ‘dumpster diving’

Remains found at a North Carolina landfill are believed to be a woman who police say climbed into a trash container to look for reusable items.

Southport business trades buckets of trash for cups of coffee

If you stop in, they will give you a bucket to collect litter from around town. When you fill up your bucket and bring it back, you can trade it in for a free cup.

Volunteers sought for North Carolina’s annual fall Litter Sweep

North Carolina's Transportation Department is looking for volunteers to remove trash along roads during the Adopt-A-Highway Fall Litter Sweep next month.

Masonboro.org needs volunteers for July 4 island cleanup

Masonboro.org’s president said they are in good shape for daytime volunteers, but could use some more hands for the evening shift.

Surf City woman takes action to label waste bins around town

SURF CITY, NC (WWAY) -- A recent change in trash and recycling vendors for Surf City has caused a little confusion for residents and...

10 tons of trash left behind on Virginia Beach after party

Floatopia, a beach event put on every year by locals, got some backlash online after leaving behind a very messy beach.

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Many people gather in downtown Wilmington for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

Today you may have seen a sea of green in downtown, where many people gathered for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival to celebrate "Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day".

The first coding center for kids in Wilmington holds an open house

 The first coding center for kids in the area has officially opened up shop, and today it welcomed parents and kids to check out a fun way to learn about coding.

‘Love Me, Don’t Hurt Me’ event held to tackle issue of children’s safety in schools

Keeping children safe at school is a growing concern around the country and the Cape Fear. An event was held Saturday at the Derick Davis Center at Maides Park to take on the issue, with the theme being 'Love Me, Don't Hurt Me'.

Hundreds turn out for the annual Dragon Boat Regatta in Carolina Beach

Dozens of people competed for the top trophy and bragging rights in the annual Dragon Boat Regatta race Saturday afternoon.