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.
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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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.
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.
Randy Powers plays with his service dog Morgan. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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Service dogs get tested on training skills

More than 40 days are graduating from the Paws4People program which connects people with disabilities with a service dog.
The Pee-Wee Eagles have landed in Orlando, FL (Photo: Wilmington Eagles)
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Wilmington Eagles raise enough money for Orlando trip

The number one seed in division two raised more than twenty thousand dollars from friends, family and the Wilmington community during their fundraising efforts this past week.
Wilmington woman plans event to spread peace. (Photo; Lauren Krouse/Facebook)
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People ask to gather for peace at local park

Many says after the election our country was divided. That's exactly how one local woman felt so she has decided to hold an event called Wilmington's Gathering for Peace.
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Tiger Woods posts 65 in second round back after long absence

Tiger Woods is back. Was Friday's round just a taste of things to come for the former number one golfer in the world?
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Emails: LGBT law cost NC project with 700 jobs

Internal emails show that city and state officials blame a North Carolina law limiting LGBT protections for a company's decision to pick another state for a new project that includes 700 jobs.
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Duke names Univ. of Pennsylvania provost its next president

The University of Pennsylvania's chief academic officer will take the helm of Duke University next year.
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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.
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North Carolina man says he set fires because he was bored

A man charged with setting fires in western North Carolina told authorities he did it out of boredom.