UPDATE: One Love Tennis historic home HQ unveils plaque from HWF

One Love Tennis hosted an unveiling ceremony of a Historic Wilmington Foundation plaque on its Orange Street building headquarters on Thursday

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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

The mega tip was paid on a tab for a single $7 beer.

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Man wanted for child sex crimes in Wilmington arrested in Puerto Rico

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  N.C. Department of Justice: Investigation into NHCS’ handling of sex abuse allegations is ongoing

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School closings threaten gains of students with disabilities

Some schools have prioritized high-needs students in reopening plans, bringing small numbers of them back to campuses that otherwise are sticking with distance learning. But those options have only fueled further anguish when they have been reversed because of the virus.

COVID-19: New daily cases in NC top 5,000 for first time, 2,101 hospitalizations due to virus

  Childs named new WDI president, CEO

  Victims identified in Columbus County shooting

  UPDATE: Stray bullets went through neighbor’s home in deadly ‘drive-by’ shooting

  Approximately 32,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spills in Brunswick Co.

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  A tale of two summers: Tourism data shows beaches boomed while inland areas suffered

  UPDATE: In response to ongoing lawsuit, Wilmington postpones discussion about short term rental rules

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Boy, 5, killed in train crash as Calif. family waited to see Christmas display

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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  UPDATE: One Love Tennis historic home HQ unveils plaque from HWF

  Wilmington Christian Academy basketball moving forward with wearing masks

Anyone walking into the gym at Wilmington Christian Academy must wear a mask.

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A brand new public safety boat, donated by Oak Grove Technologies, arrived in Wrightsville Beach Tuesday for shared use by three emergency response departments.
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Saturn, Jupiter will align for ‘Christmas Star’ this month

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