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4 weeks ago
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Crews search for downed drone in Pender County

A Pender County Emergency Manager has confirmed it was a drone that crews were looking for Friday night.
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2 months ago
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What you need to know if you’re getting a drone for the holidays

If you’re one of the 400,000 Americans getting a drone this holiday, wrapped up in that box are a few responsibilities you might not have realized.
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4 months ago
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Authorities: Sex offender flew drone with camera over fair

Authorities in North Carolina have arrested a registered sex offender accused of flying a drone with a camera attached over the State Fair.
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4 months ago
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Community reacts to drone regulations

Drones have become more and more popular for both commercial and recreational use. Now, the federal regulators want to require those with drones to register them.
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6 months ago
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FAA allows Surf City realtor to use drone technology

The FAA has given a Surf City realtor permission to use drone technology to help sell and lease homes.
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6 months ago
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Facebook ready to test giant drone for Internet service

Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year of a solar-powered drone with the wingspan of a Boeing 737, the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet service to remote parts of the world.
Scientists to drop research drones into hurricanes
2 years ago
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Scientists to drop research drones into hurricanes

The point where the roiling ocean meets the fury of a hurricane's winds may hold the key to improving storm intensity forecasts - but it's nearly impossible for scientists to see.
Drone used to estimate size of NC coal ash spill
2 years ago
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Drone used to estimate size of NC coal ash spill

A team of academic researchers equipped with a drone estimate that about 35 million gallons of coal ash and contaminated wastewater spilled into the Dan River earlier this month.
Brunswick County Sheriff supports law enforcement use of drones
2 years ago
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Brunswick County Sheriff supports law enforcement use of drones

The use of unmanned drones has raised privacy and safety concerns across the country. But the controversial aircraft could also be a useful tool for law enforcement one a local sheriff would like state lawmakers to consider.