Pender Co. Commission chairman George Brown (Photo: Hannah Patrick/ WWAY)
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New Pender Co. schools over budget after rebidding, tensions high over transparency

Pender County commissioners are frustrated with the most recent update on the $75 million bond projects.
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Bolivia man pleads guilty to statutory rape, faces more than 27 years in prison

A Bolivia man could spend more than 27 years in prison after pleading guilty to statutory rape in Brunswick County today.
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Wilmington to host meetings on $30M park bond plan

When voters in Wilmington go to the polls this fall, they'll decide whether the city should spend more money on parks. Ahead of that vote, the city is holding a series of meetings to explain what the money will go toward.
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What Did We Miss? A fun look at the sillier news of the week

All the crazy news stories can't make it in the newscast, but our resident funnyman has you covered!
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Voters choosing among ‘Lesser of Two Evils,’ survey finds

A Pew study on voter preferences last week reported findings that highlight the discord in the election cycle, saying that the main factor in choosing a candidate was a dislike for their opponent.
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Thousands sign petition to reopen Halloween horror attraction

More than 3,000 people have signed a petition asking Knott's Berry Farm to reopen a Halloween horror attraction that was closed after mental health advocates said it was insensitive to the mentally ill.
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Headline performer for the Super Bowl halftime show, announced

It's official: Lady Gaga will headline the Super Bowl halftime show next year.
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2 hours ago
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Community reacts to new body cam law going into effect Saturday

Protests and riots after the shooting of Keith Scott in Charlotte have many questioning a new law forcing people to sue to see body camera footage from law enforcement.
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NCGOP and AG at odds over crime lab rape kits

North Carolina republicans are raising questions about Attorney General Roy Cooper and his leadership of the state crime lab.
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WHAT’S HAPPENING: 9/30-10/2

Need some weekend ideas? There's a fishing tournament fit for 'Kings' and an art festival with all kinds of color.
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3 hours ago
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Port City celebrates National Coffee Day

National Coffee Day is about getting out there and getting one of America's favorite drinks. However, here at Bitty and Beau's, it's about more than a cup of coffee.
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House leader: Deal may not have led to full H.B. 2 repeal

The North Carolina House leader says a law restricting LGBT anti-discrimination rules may not have been fully repealed even if Charlotte leaders had agreed this month to pull back their city ordinance that led to House Bill 2.
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It’s official: Hammerheads will compete in PDL in 2017, not USL

What's long been rumored and reported is now official: The Wilmington Hammerheads are changing leagues.