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Speakers discuss importance of fatherhood in Wilmington

Dozens of fathers and community leaders got together to raise awareness for the importance of a child having an active father or father figure in their life.

Non-profit working to get dozens of teens paid work experience

The Blue Ribbon Commission wants to help sponsor dozens of teenagers for a summer program to get job experience. 

‘Are You Listening?’ event gives kids a voice

Kids of all ages came out on Saturday to have their voices heard at the Are You Listening? Community Youth Day event.

Tennis star Lenny Simpson shares his story with hopes to help the community

videoTennis star Lenny Simpson grew up in Wilmington during a time of racial tension. Now, he's back to tell his story, and share ideas on how to combat violence in Wilmington’s youth. Simpson says tennis was his life from a young age.

Butner youth counselor fired after sex allegation

State officials have fired a youth counselor and launched an investigation into charges that the counselor had sex with those in a detention center in Butner.

Youth Outdoor Sports Day provides activities for all ages

Kids like to play; and it showed at the youth outdoor sports day plenty for the kids and adults to do.

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Traffic backing up on River Road as firefighters work

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Meet Tabitha “Too Shoes”: a two-legged dog with a big heart

She may be small, she may be different, but that doesn't stop her from encouraging people to vote.

President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.