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  Reporter Mark Darrough of Port City Daily talks about his story on Cape Fear Center for Inquiry

Reporter Mark Darrough of Port City Daily talks about his story on the illegal use of a seclusion room at Cape Fear Center for Inquiry.

  Crews respond to overnight structure fire in Carolina Beach

Raw video: crews battle structure fire in Carolina Beach

  New Russell Crowe movie filmed scenes along Front Street

The directors are also working on a new Stephen King TV series. They love Wilmington so much, they hope to bring that show here.

  Jamie Lee Curtis highlights Wilmington non-profit in Instagram post

“Love always wins," the actress wrote. She said she will donate to the group and asked her millions of followers to do the same.

  Jamie Lee Curtis highlights Wilmington non-profit in Instagram post

“Love always wins," the actress wrote. She said she will donate to the group and asked her millions of followers to do the same.

  Dollars on walls at island restaurant/bar will become donations

For years, people shared their money and their stories on the walls of Mojo's on the Harbor in Bald Head Island. Now, the money will be donated.

  New Hanover County launches a podcast to connect teachers, students and parents

Educators Ryan Redd and Peter Hunt are featured on the premiere episode of a new podcast launched by New Hanover County Schools

  Ryan Nyquist: BMX Freestyle champ enjoying the ride with U.S. Olympic team (”1on1 with Jon Evans")

Ryan Nyquist, former world champion in BMX Freestyle, is the head coach of the sport's first U.S. Olympic team competing in 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo.

  Coastal towns credit beach nourishment projects for minimal dune erosion in Hurricane Dorian

Some projects rely on dredging and moving sand; others focus on planting sea grass and sea oats to help maintain the dune system

  Artist’s exhibit tells the story of a passionate explorer of the creative life

A new exhibit follows decades of work from an artist who describes himself as a “passionate explorer of the creative life.”

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  Lakefest celebrates all that Greenfield Lake has to offer

Lakefest features lessons on science, nature and outdoor recreation

  Boiling Spring Lakes lost part of its identity in Hurricane Florence; it will cost millions to bring the water back

Boiling Spring Lakes lost its lakes in Hurricane Florence. Now, the community is losing its patience.

  Dozens of vendors will set up shop in downtown Wilmington as part of the American Craft Walk

The 2019 craft walk will run along Front Street from Orange Street in the south end of downtown up to Walnut Street

  Grow your gardening skills at the Native Plant Festival

If you want your garden to grow, go native

  German foreign exchange student’s fight continues to enroll in school

A German foreign exchange student, Claire Ruehle, and her host family continue to push to get her enrolled in school

  Commissioner: Behind-the-scenes research on NHRMC sale happened months before public informed

County Commissioner Rob Zapple said New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) hired a consulting firm in the spring to test the waters.

  Comedians compete for the title of Port City’s Top Comic

Port City’s Top Comic gives audiences a chance to laugh and comedians a chance to shine

  First Act: ‘Wolfcrush’ explores adolescent struggles as four teenagers wrestle with sexuality, identity and social standing

'Wolfcrush' follows the story of adolescent struggles as four teenagers wrestle with sexuality, identity and social standing in a small town

  Block party, dance party and bar crawl planned to celebrate Port City Pride

The events bring together LGBTQIA individuals and allies to highlight important issues in the community and celebrate an inclusive culture

  New app allows parents to track their child’s bus ride to and from school

This school year, parents will be able to track where their child's bus is using the Edulog app

  Back to school: Tips to make sure your child starts the school year healthy

CVS MinuteClinic Nurse Practitioner Megan Monroe shares tips to make sure your children make a healthy return to the classroom

  Back to school: New Columbus County Schools Superintendent calls on parents, community members to help students succeed

Columbus County Schools Superintendent Deanne Meadows, Ed.D, is calling on parents and community members to help students succeed in the classroom

  Back to school: Make sure your child's backpack isn't too heavy

Dr. Eric McGraw of Active Care Chiropractic in Wilmington advises parents to make sure their children’s backpack is no more than 10 percent of their body weight

  Hundreds attend meeting about potential sale of NHRMC

All five county commissioners hear from neighbors who are mostly negative about the potential NHRMC sale

  Beergasm, Kissing Cousins, Polygamy Porter and the other beer and wine names the NC ABC rejected

Last fiscal year 19,000 new beer and wine products were approved for sale by the NC ABC Commission but some fall flat

  Back to School: Expert shares tips to get your child ready for a school year bedtime routine

Certified Sleep Consultant Breni Malpass shared some tips on WECT News First at Four

  Common to perform at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater in Wilmington

The Academy Award and Grammy winning artist will perform in Wilmington on Aug. 20

  Fundraising campaign underway to help hire staff for Arts Council

While it has a board of directors, the Arts Council only has one full-time, paid employee, Rhonda Bellamy, who is the executive director

  Interview: New tech program at CFCC prepares students for careers in cybersecurity

Greg Vandergriff, the director of the CFCC cyber crime technology program, joined us to talk about the college's new program to train future cyber investigators

  New art exhibit uses the moon as inspiration

An artist looked to the sky for inspiration; her new exhibit coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo mission

  Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's mission to the moon

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moonwalk

  Veteran photographer Brownie Harris creating video book tribute to JFK, Jr. with newly found photos.

Veteran photographer Brownie Harris is featuring newly discovered images of John F. Kennedy, Jr. in a tribute to the late son of the 35th president.

  Population of birds soars along Wrightsville Beach’s south end

A larger nesting colony for birds is really taking off in Wrightsville Beach

  See the best of the Historic Carolina Beach Boardwalk past and present

Learn about the history of the Carolina Beach Boardwalk

  Fundraiser on Figure Eight Island supports LGBTQIA community

The Beach Blast Fundraiser is Saturday, June 29 at a private home on Figure Eight Island

  11 years after the United Way's "10 Year Plan to End Homelessness"

Before Hurricane Florence, homelessness in the Cape Fear was reduced by more than 50 percent

  Astronaut reflects on 29 years of Hubble imagery and discovery

Astronaut reflects on 29 years of Hubble imagery and discovery