According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, the second suspect in the abduction of 4-month-old Lonnisha Renee Askew has been arrested. Lonnie Lee Williams, 29, of Tabor

UNCW trustees are trying to decide whether to allow alcohol sales at sporting events on campus.

Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the

An apparent Uber glitch resulted in some customers of the ridesharing company being charged 100 times their advertised fares on Wednesday.

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Child abduction suspect arrested in Columbus County

According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, the second suspect in the abduction of 4-month-old Lonnisha Renee Askew has been arrested. Lonnie Lee Williams, 29, of Tabor City was arrested Thursday afternoon.

Hampstead Bypass design continues, construction could start next year

Design work continues on the US 17 Hampstead Bypass Project.

UNCW trustees discuss possibility of alcohol sales at sporting events

UNCW trustees are trying to decide whether to allow alcohol sales at sporting events on campus.
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FIRST ON 3: Deputy’s vehicle hit during traffic stop in Brunswick Co.

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a car hit one of its deputies during a traffic stop overnight. 
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Home under construction collapses in SC, 2 workers killed

Authorities say a South Carolina home under construction has collapsed during a thunderstorm, killing two construction workers.

Jet ski crash victim walks out of hospital with officers who saved him

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — On July 4, SCDNR officer Tommy Buckhannon and his partner were working on Bird Island, several hundred yards from...

Trump blasts 4 congresswomen; crowd roars, ‘Send her back!’

Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of color, deriding them for what he painted as extreme positions and suggesting they just get out.

U.S. destroys Iranian drone over Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. destroyed an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, President Trump announced in the East Room of the White House.

Duke Energy sued for 2014 coal ash spill environmental harm

The federal, North Carolina and Virginia governments want a judge to declare the country's largest electricity company liable for environmental damage from a leak five years ago that left miles of a river shared by the two states coated in hazardous coal ash.

Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case

A judge denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges Thursday, saying he poses a danger to the public and might use his "great wealth and vast resources" to flee the country.

Uber glitch overcharges customers 100 times their fares

An apparent Uber glitch resulted in some customers of the ridesharing company being charged 100 times their advertised fares on Wednesday.

Firefighters rescue retired therapy horse stuck in pond

Firefighters from Claremont Rescue Squad spent Thursday morning working feverishly to rescue a horse that had gotten stuck in a pond. Crews were called to the pond just before 9 a.m. after the animal somehow fell into the water and was unable to get out.

Man shouting ‘You die’ kills 33 at Japan anime studio

A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked the country and brought an outpouring of grief from anime fans.

New kindergarten building unveiled at Charter Day School

Students returned to Charter Day School on Thursday and were greeted by a new kindergarten building.

Bladen County Schools pre-k screening begins next week

Bladen County Schools will begin pre-kindergarten enrollment for eligible children for the upcoming school year next week.
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New Hanover County Board of Elections hosting seminars about new voter ID requirement

The New Hanover County Board of Elections plans to hold two educational seminars to get the word out about the new voter identification requirement which takes effect next year.

Get your dream of playing music going, join the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

If you've ever dreamed of playing an instrument with a local orchestra, now is your chance! The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra is holding auditions.

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UNCW trustees discuss possibility of alcohol sales at sporting events

UNCW trustees are trying to decide whether to allow alcohol sales at sporting events on campus.
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Sharks swept by Edenton in Coastal Plain doubleheader

It wasn't the outing the Wilmington Sharks were looking for on Wednesday night. The Sharks were swept in a doubleheader against the Edenton Steamers in Coastal Plain League play. 
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UNCW Men’s Basketball set for 16 home games in the 2019-2020 season

An inaugural visit by national power North Carolina and a record-tying 16 home games make the 2019-20 UNCW men's basketball schedule one of the most attractive in school history.  
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Tanner’s Tee-Off Tuesday: Old Fort

This weeks episode of Tanner's Tee-Off Tuesday sent us to the Old Fort Golf course in Winnabow. 

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