Gov. Pat McCrory checks out the recovery from Hurricane Matthew in Fair Bluff with Mayor Billy Hammond on Oct. 31, 2016. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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McCrory calls special session for Hurricane Matthew aftermath

Gov. Pat McCrory has officially called for a special legislative session later this month to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in October.
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UNCW trustees to discuss tuition hike

UNCW's Board of Trustees will look at the possibility of again raising tuition and other campus fees when they meet next week.
Tyler Simkus Smither (Photo: New Hanover County Jail)
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Youth minister charged with sex crime against child

Investigators say a man who served as a youth pastor at a Wilmington church has been charged with indecent liberties with a child.
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Officials investigating after dog found shot, beaten

Columbus County Animal Control is investigating after officers found a bull dog mix that appears to have been shot.
The Dixie Roadhouse will focus on lunch and dinner in the former home of Saltworks II at 4001 Wrightsville Ave. (Photo: StarNews)
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Wilmington favorite Dixie Grill looks to expand

In a matter of months, one of Wilmington's most beloved dining destinations could have a second location.
The Wilmington City Ballet puts a local twist on the classic "Nutcracker" with "A Carolina Nutcracker." (Photo: Facebook/City Ballet)
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‘A Carolina Nutcracker’ takes center stage this weekend

It's "The Nutcracker" with a Carolina twist. "The Carolina Nutcracker" premiers this weekend at the Wilson Center in downtown Wilmington.
112 lb. catfish (Photo: Riahn Brewington)
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ONLY ON 3: Man catches 112 lb. catfish in NE Cape Fear River

A man in New Hanover County caught a 112 pound catfish in the NE Cape Fear River.
Stacy Rodgers (Photo: District Attorney's Office)
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Wilmington man convicted of robbing Burgaw Family Dollar

A Wilmington man is going to prison for robbing the Burgaw Family Dollar last year.