SURPRISE SQUAD: ‘Relishing’ free food at Paul’s Place
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SURPRISE SQUAD: ‘Relishing’ free food at Paul’s Place

WWAY's Makenzi Henderson was at Paul's Place in Rocky Point. The restaurant is famous for its hot dogs and is a staple in the community. Many people said they've been going to Paul's Place for decades.
Remains of soldier missing two years found, suspect charged
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Remains of soldier missing two years found, suspect charged

Fayetteville police say that after a two-year investigation, the remains of missing soldier Kelli Bordeaux have been found and a person has been charged.
Robeson Co. deputy, woman killed in jet ski accident on Cape Fear River
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Robeson Co. deputy, woman killed in jet ski accident on Cape Fear River

Investigators say two bodies were pulled from the Cape Fear River near Elizabethtown after an apparent jet ski accident.
NC court frees taxpayer money to private schools
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NC court frees taxpayer money to private schools

Advocates for using taxpayer money for tuition at private or religious schools have new hope after North Carolina's Supreme Court removed a lower judge's order blocking the program's start this fall. The high court on Wednesday said the program could go ahead while lawsuits are being debated in court.
Wilmington seafood distributor pleads guilty to tax evasion
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Wilmington seafood distributor pleads guilty to tax evasion

A Wilmington seafood distributor pleaded guilty today to federal tax evasion, according to the US Justice Department and the IRS. Prosecutors say Jeffrey Wayne Scott, 48, admitted to one count of willfully attempting to evade his personal income tax.
Minister pleads guilty to kiddie porn charge
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Minister pleads guilty to kiddie porn charge

A Wayne County minister has pleaded guilty to receipt of child pornography in federal court, the US Attorney's Office says.
McCrory unveils $21B NC budget for next year
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McCrory unveils $21B NC budget for next year

Gov. Pat McCrory and his top budget writer are focusing on what's not in his North Carolina government spending proposal for the coming year as compared to what's in it.
Daycare worker charged with biting child
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Daycare worker charged with biting child

A Columbus County daycare worker has been charged with a felony after allegedly biting a child in her care. Joni Smith McMillan, 36, is charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury and assault on a child younger than 12, according to the Columbus County Sheriff's Office.
NC legislature starts this year’s session
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NC legislature starts this year’s session

North Carolina lawmakers are back at work as this year's legislative session has opened in Raleigh. People unhappy with the General Assembly's right-leaning direction have returned, too.
New kind of Walmart store opens in Surf City
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New kind of Walmart store opens in Surf City

Surf City is now home to a new Walmart, but this Walmart is a little different than what you are probably used to. It's music to Walmart shoppers' ears in Pender County.