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Hundreds gather in downtown Wilmington to watch Ironman 70.3 triathletes cross the finish line

The 2021 Ironman 70.3 Triathlon brought hundreds of spectators to Downtown Wilmington today,  to watch more than 2,500 athletes cross the finish line.

Athletes to flex this weekend for annual IRONMAN 70.3 North Carolina

From the beach to the Battleship, athletes will be participate in the annual IRONMAN 70.3 North Carolina this weekend.

Federal funds OK’d for beach renourishment at Carolina and Kure beaches

Federal money has been approved for the Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project to take place in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach.

Parking confusion in Wrightsville Beach leads to hefty fine

Parking issues have persisted in Wrightsville Beach this season and the latest confusion over a parking space has left more than one person with a hefty fine to pay.

New hurricane sensor technology could come to the Cape Fear ahead of the next storm

There are just 9 weeks remaining in official hurricane season, but new sensor technology is ready if we get a late-season storm in the Cape Fear. 

Five water quality swimming advisories issued in New Hanover County

Advisories against swimming were posted on Friday at five locations in New Hanover County, where state recreational water quality officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.

1,000+ athletes to compete in YMCA Wrightsville Beach Sprint Triathlon this weekend

The YMCA Wrightsville Beach Sprint Triathlon will take place this weekend for its 42nd year.

Water quality swimming advisory issued for sound-side site in Wrightsville Beach

On Thursday, an advisory against swimming was posted at a sound-side site in New Hanover County, where state recreational water quality officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state levels.

‘No cause for alarm’: Investment manager explains dip in stock market

The stock market took a dip on Monday, landing at about 3-percent at its lowest. What does this mean for average investors?

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Comedian Ron White returning to the Wilson Center in January

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College says Ron White returns to Wilmington on January 8, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Jordan’s 1984 sneakers sell for nearly $1.5 million

A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.

9-foot gator taken away on ‘leash’ after stroll through Sunset Beach neighborhood

Police along the North Carolina coast had to “walk” a large alligator to the pond after the reptile was spotted roaming a neighborhood.

Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.