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Town leaders question ethics in Adopt-a-Cop

The town of Leland is looking into if the Adopt-a-Cop program is ethical. The program allows community members to give a note of encouragement to officers across the country.
The first class of students at Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington start school on Aug. 29, 2016. (Photo: Ashley Sturm)
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All girls charter welcomes first class

The first day of school is a special day for any kid, but for a hundred local girls, it's an extra special day.
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Volunteers return from second trip to Louisiana

Volunteers at a Pender County church just returned home from their second trip to Louisiana to help the thousands devastated by flooding. The volunteers just wanted to help, but in turn they left with something they never expected.
Snake taken from unlicensed reptile business  (Photo: Columbus County Animal Control)
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Unlicensed reptile retailer shut down in Columbus County

An unlicensed retail reptile venture was closed down in Columbus County today.
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Lifeguards talk ocean safety as swell builds from tropical systems

Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue reminds folks about rip current safety as tropical systems elevated risk for them this week.
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Ex-judges offer nonpartisan NC congressional map

Participants in an exercise to redraw North Carolina's congressional boundaries without involving politics hope it will increase interest in taking partisan considerations out of redistricting and help the state avoid extensive litigation on future maps.
Joseph Presti (Photo: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office)
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UPDATE: Missing Calabash man found safe

he search for a missing Calabash man is over.
Anthony Macneill (Photo: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office)
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Man apparently confesses to shooting on Facebook

A Fayetteville man wanted on a murder charge in the shooting death of his daughter's grandfather has apparently confessed to the slaying on Facebook while on the run from police.
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Taylor Swift reports for jury duty in Nashville

Pop star Taylor Swift surprised Davidson County residents when she showed up to jury duty in Nashville.
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Nephew: Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 83.