Family takes [litter] matters into their own hands

The City of Wilmington joins many municipalities across North Carolina looking into further options for litter clean-up.

  Biden takes the helm, appeals for unity to take on crises

Biden’s inauguration came at a time of national tumult and uncertainty, a ceremony of resilience as the hallowed American democratic rite unfurled at a U.S. Capitol battered by an insurrectionist siege just two weeks ago.
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  Biden marks nation’s COVID grief before inauguration pomp

The sober moment on the eve of Biden's inauguration — typically a celebratory time in Washington when the nation marks the democratic tradition of a peaceful transfer of power — was a measure of the enormity of loss for the nation.


  Grandparent Support Network expands into Pender County

  NHRMC opens new location for vaccine distribution inside movie theater at The Pointe

  North Carolina prisons receive first vaccine allocation

  WPD: Shooting that killed 20-year-old in December was accidental

MISSING: Wilmington police search for 20-year-old woman last seen over a year ago

Engrid Rae Winston, 20, was last seen in the area of Prices Lane earlier this month.
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  On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, coronavirus

Biden on Wednesday planned to halt construction on Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall, end the ban on travel from some Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and the World Health Organization and revoke the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, aides said.

Brunswick County Schools purchases ionized air purification systems

Columbus County deputies step up efforts to fight illegal dumping

  “It’s just a vicious cycle”: College grads struggle amid pandemic

  Get Fit With 6: Four top fitness trends for 2021

  Missing 15-year-old from Wilmington found safe in Rowan County

  Wilmington police: Stabbing victim knocks on door, asks homeowner to call 911

Columbus County Sheriff’s Office arrest two after deputies were nearly struck by driver

  Brunswick County water rates could be on the rise

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  Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback

His presidency over, Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday.


  Get Fit With 6: Four top fitness trends for 2021

Towson holds off late Seahawk rally

UNCW men fall short at Towson

  Get Fit With 6: Tips for getting started with an exercise routine

Steps for getting started with a workout routine whether you're a beginner or need a refresher.


  Commissioners approve plan to feed more homebound senior citizens

  Commissioners take action to move forward with $53 million government center redevelopment project

DOJ ends investigation into stock sales of N.C. Sen. Richard Burr with no charges

  An effort to honor a fallen firefighter is put on hold

FBI makes first federal arrest in North Carolina related to U.S. Capitol insurrection

Late Tuesday afternoon, special agents and officers arrested Christopher Raphael Spencer of Pilot Mountain, North Carolina.
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  Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon in the final hours of his White House term as part of a flurry of clemency action that benefited more than 140 people.

  Concerns grow amid rumors of UNCW students attending crowded party

  City leaders vote on the Wilmington Rail Trail master plan and signage for America’s First WWII Heritage City

Despite record number of homicides, Wilmington sets new record low for crimes in 2020

  ‘Do good and good will come back to you,’ City workers recognized for heroic actions