Five Things You Need to Know Today, August 20

The library holds a course for adults on how to make sure your computer is safe.

"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.

1. Some rain is possible to start the week in Wilmington. According to Weather.com, temperatures will settle in at about 80° on Monday in town. Skies will be sloudy throughout the day and there is a 30 percent chance of showers that persists as well.

2. Did you miss any of our recent police coverage? In case you did, we provided details on . We also brought you a story on how the , and as always brought you the .

3. On Monday you can make sure your computer is as safe as possible.  Technology Librarian, Curtis Wyant, will share information about securing your computer against spyware and viruses as well as tips for safe internet and email use. The session kicks off at 7 p.m.

4. What do you want to see on Wilmington Patch? Whether you have a news tip, a story idea, or just a way that we can improve the site, we want to hear from you. All you have to do is e-mail your thoughts to Local Editor Matt Schooley.

5. Our Facebook fan total got a boost on Thursday. We now have an impressive 1,543 Facebook fans thanks to five new followers over the weekend. All you have to do to join our fan base is log on to the Wilmington Patch Facebook page and click "Like." It's an easy and fun way to keep up on everything local. Already a fan? Help spread the word as we continue on our way to 2,000 and beyond. Thanks for your support, Wilmington! We're also up to 934 Twitter followers, so join us and help push Patch past 1,000.


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