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Wilmington leaders have transparent conversation about race

Wilmington City Council Member Kevin Spears and Mayor Bill Saffo hosted a virtual meeting Monday night to discus a myriad of issues relating to race in the city.

‘I think they need to go’: City Councilman wants to see Confederate statues removed

As the Governor moves to take down Confederate statues at the Capitol grounds, a lot of people want to see Wilmington follow suit.

Residents and visitors react to possible downtown street closure to expand outdoor seating

Wilmington's City Council is scheduled to vote on temporarily closing certain streets and sidewalks to expand outdoor seating and increase occupancy at the restaurants and shops.

Wilmington mayor talks protester demands, potential curfew

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo is reacting after a large group protested at Tuesday's city council meeting with a list of demands.

Wilmington Police say protesters tried to block city council members after meeting, five arrested

After 16 days of peaceful protests, five people were arrested after a crowd gathered in the middle of 3rd Street in Downtown Wilmington.

Protesters march from Wilmington City Hall to council meeting asking for change

Protests continued Tuesday night in downtown Wilmington. It's been more than two weeks since people began gathering on the steps of city hall in wake of the killing of George Floyd.

City Council discusses proposal to close downtown streets, add outdoor dining

Wilmington City Council learned more about a proposal to close streets in Downtown Wilmington to accommodate outdoor dining while restrictions are in place due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Wilmington City Council approves 2020-21 budget in first reading

While protesters marched just blocks away, Wilmington City Council held a meeting on Tuesday night to discuss the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

‘We need more physicians and providers who look like us’: Local leaders discuss racial disparity of COVID-19

City leaders aimed to answer the question of why when it comes to the racial disparity of COVID-19 in our communities, and what people can do to change it at a virtual town hall Thursday night.

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Man dies in single vehicle accident on Highway 17

The accident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 10, around 1 p.m. roughly two miles south of Bolivia.

Sixth person shot in York County mass shooting dies at hospital

His family reported Friday that Shook was out of surgery and stable, but wasn’t out of the woods quite yet. Hours later, the coroner’s office released the news that Shook has lost his battle.

The Salvation Army holds spring fundraiser during the Azalea Festival

This is the second year the Salvation Army of the Cape Fear Women's Auxiliary is not holding its annual "Spring Fling", traditionally held during the Azalea Festival, and like last year, it's been canceled because of the pandemic.

NHRMC and Novant Health partner with Cape Fear Habitat to build their 11th home

Novant health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center partnering with Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity to sponsor a home for a local mother of two .