Ralph Evangelous
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Police chief talks gun violence, plans to attack gang activity

Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous spoke with League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear today about gun violence, crime and gun safety.
Class size
1 hour ago
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NC Senate committee to discuss compromise on K-3 class size limits

There could finally be some movement in the North Carolina Senate on a bill that would ease the burden's of a budget requirement to cap class sizes in kindergarten, first, second and third grade classrooms across the state.
2 hours ago
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New shops, restaurants, and office space coming to Leland

Four new retail, office and restaurants buildings are coming to Leland.
Leland Fire Station on NC 133
9 hours ago
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24/7 staffing begins at River Road fire station in Leland

Nearly a decade after it opened, there is finally around-the-clock staffing at a second Leland fire station.
Plastic bag
2 hours ago
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Sacked: Outer Banks plastic bag ban would go in Senate bill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A 2009 law prohibiting Outer Banks retailers from providing plastic bags to customers would be repealed in a wide-ranging environmental measure advancing through the state Senate. The bill approved Monday by a committee and heading next to the chamber floor would do away with the program, which supporters say keeps beaches […]
Zerrell Fuentes
2 hours ago
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Man accused of trafficking minors for sex to help make bail

Federal prosecutors say a man conspired with his wife and mother to traffic three minors for sex in South Carolina to help him make bail.
NC Money
2 hours ago
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Litigation between Cooper, legislative leaders costing $760K

Outside legal costs in the fight between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and North Carolina legislative leaders over laws approved before Cooper took office reducing his powers have mounted quickly.
3 hours ago
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Former Triad economic developer found dead in Kure Beach

An embattled former economic developer from the Triad who briefly ran a concert venue in Wilmington was found dead in Kure Beach, the same day a Greensboro newspaper wrote an expose about his new life in Wilmington.
Prescription Pills
3 hours ago
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Whiteville PD, DEA to host drug drop-off this weekend

Whiteville Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are joining forces to collect expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
John Arrowood
4 hours ago
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Gov. Cooper follows veto with judge appointment

North Carolina's new Democratic governor is moving quickly to put his stamp on a state appeals court that is a new flashpoint with the Republican-dominated General Assembly.
6 hours ago
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Former President Barack Obama holds first public event since leaving office

Former President Barack Obama is using his first public appearance since leaving office to talk with students about his experiences as a community organizer in Chicago and how that laid the foundation for his political career.