Exemption for NC gov’t officials on gay marriage approved
North Carolina legislators have agreed to give some court officials the option to refuse to carry out same-sex marriage duties based on religious objections. 19 minutes ago
Flipped vehicle shuts down part of Carolina Beach Rd.
New Hanover County dispatchers say a flipped vehicle on Carolina Beach Road closed down lanes as crews worked to detour traffic early Thursday morning. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:17am
Covil calls gays ‘perverted,’ faces backlash
Covil posted on Facebook a comment about her thoughts on gay marriage. “Gay marriage isn't about marriage rights at all, it's about forcing others to accept a perverted lifestyle choice as “normal.”” Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:07pm
Pedestrian struck, killed in Columbus Co.
Troopers are working to identify the man who was struck and killed by a vehicle this morning. 3 minutes ago
Officers issued 150 charges during a Click It or Ticket seatbelt enforcement in Wilmington on May 27, 2015 (Source: New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Office)
151 tickets issued during Click It or Ticket operation
Law enforcement in New Hanover County wrote more than 150 charges yesterday as part of the the Click It or Ticket campaign. 5 minutes ago
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Dog found with muzzle taped with electrical tape
Authorities are investigating after a 15-month old dog was found with its muzzle taped shut with electrical tape. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:46am
UNC board votes to change title of building named for KKK leader
After repeated calls to change the title of a UNC Chapel Hill building named for a former leader of the North Carolina Klu Klux Klan, university leaders voted Thursday to make the change. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:25am
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Former NY GOP governor Pataki will run for president in 2016
Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the latest Republican to get into the race for president. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:17am
Teens run into burning home to save disabled neighbor
Two teenage boys ran into a burning home in Fayetteville on Wednesday to save their disabled neighbor, authorities said. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:50am
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Elizabeth City to be named as an official Coast Guard city
A Coast Guard news release states Elizabeth City will be designated as an official Coast Guard City. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:40am
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Sea Grant North Carolina warning beachgoers of rip currents
Sea Grant North Carolina is reminding people heading to the beach this spring and summer to be wary of rip currents. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:27am