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North Carolina's higher education system has a deal comparable to synchronizing traffic lights. The University of North Carolina and the State Board of Community Colleges will finalize an agreement Friday easing the way for students to transfer between the two systems without losing class credits. Full story...
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The Battleship North Carolina is getting help from the state to preserve the aging landmark. The state's World War II memorial will get $500,000 from the Office of State Budget and Management's Repair and Renovation Contingency Reserve to repair the ship's thinning hull. Full story...
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The Oak Island Town Council unanimously placed a moratorium banning any new homes larger than six bedrooms on Thursday after hearing from residents asking for stricter rules on large-sized houses. Full story...
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How far is too far for law enforcement to go while searching for a suspect? According to Charlotte Burns one moment her son was walking home from work, and the next he was in handcuffs with multiple guns pointed at him. Full story...
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Wednesday was a full night for boys high school hoops on WWAY. We had tournament coverage from the Four County Conference and the Mideastern Conference. On top of that we started speculating about the replacement for South Columbus football coach Jake Fonvielle. He turned in his resignation on Wednesday morning. Full story...
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This week's Extraordinary Person of the Week is a three time cancer survivor. Full story...
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A 2-year-old boy is recovering from surgery after the Pender County Sheriff's Office says he was attacked by two pit bulls. The attack happened yesterday evening when the child was visiting family. Full story...
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For months we've tried speaking with Bladen County Sheriff Prentis Benston several times since first looking into problems at the county jail. In November, he referred us to County Attorney Leslie Johnson. So we sent Johnson a long list of questions and concerns about the jail in November, December, January and now February. Today we got some answers. Sort of. Full story...
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The North Carolina State Beekeepers Association plans a sweet deal for local elementary students. About 450 kids will take part of the first "Bee Buddies" program. The program will educate students on every aspect of the insect and their importance in nature. Full story...
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A teenager is in jail charged with human trafficking. A judge granted Drequan Argu Dugar, 19, a public defender during his first court appearance this afternoon. Full story...
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Pender County says a 49-year-old died last week of complications from the flu. It's the first flu death in the county this flu season. Full story...
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Homeowners and insurers will have to wait until hurricane season for a hearing on a proposed change in home insurance rates that would send rates up an average of 25 percent across the state. Full story...
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Customers of First Federal will see their bank change names this summer. The bank has branches in Wilmington, Leland, Hampstead and Sunset Beach. Full story...
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The Azalea Festival board says this year will be one to remember. Not one, but three country singers will take hit the downtown concert stage Thursday, April 10. Full story...
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