Students board buses during an offsite evacuation drill at Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School in Ash on May 22, 2015.
School takes fire drill on the road to try offsite evacuation
A Brunswick County school is using a new safety drill, but it make take a little more time out of the school day. It's called an offsite evacuation. 44 minutes ago
An EF-1 tornado destroyed a home near Bolton on May 21, 2015.
Columbus County tornado stretched five miles
The National Weather Service says yesterday's tornado in Columbus County covered five miles in about eight minutes. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 1:30pm
UNC receives NCAA notice of allegations in academic case
North Carolina has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA connected to the school's academic fraud scandal. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:56pm
This photo of an altercation between an Ashley High School student and the school's SRO wound up on Twitter (Source:
Photo of altercation between student, SRO shared on social media
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a picture of an altercation between an Ashley High School student and a school resource officer this morning was shared on social media. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:44am
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Big Macs for the Battleship runs through Monday
Eat a Big Mac. Save a landmark. That's the goal of this weekend's second annual Big Macs for the Battleship campaign. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:04am
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UNCW edges Charleston; plays for CAA Baseball title tomorrow
UNCW beat the College of Charleston Friday in the winner's bracket game of the double elimination CAA Baseball Tournament. UNCW is the only team without a loss so far in the tourney. 9 minutes ago
The Duggar family (Source: TLC)
TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports
TLC says it has pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against Josh Duggar from when he was a juvenile. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 4:16pm
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High school teams gear up for tonight’s 4th round state playoff action
We're gearing up for tonight's 4th round high school state playoff action involving Hoggard, Topsail, West Columbus and Whiteville. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 3:15pm
Sofia Vergara (Source: Andrew H. Walker/MGN)
Judge allowing new lawsuit in Sofia Vergara embryo fight
A judge is allowing Sofia Vergara's ex-boyfriend to file an amended lawsuit seeking custody of frozen embryos created during their relationship. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:36pm
A wreath laying in the Cape Fear River helps mark National Maritime Day on May 22, 2015.
Wreath laying marks National Maritime Day
Memorial Day is right around the corner, but today is National Maritime Day. Local leaders met at Riverfront Park in Wilmington to celebrate the merchant mariners who have given their service and sometimes their lives for our country. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:42pm
Michael Sam has agreed to a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League
Montreal Alouettes sign Michael Sam
The Montreal Alouettes have signed defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:29pm
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Murrayville Elementary School celebrates 10 years
Students, teachers, parents and alumni celebrate Murrayville Elementary School's 10 year anniversary. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:51am