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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.

Boaters call for USCG to add navigational buoys back to Lockwood Folly Inlet

The Lockwood Folly Inlet between Oak Island and Holden Beach is no longer dangerously shallow following a recent dredging project.

FEMA sends extra ambulances to Cape Fear due to increased calls related to COVID

In response to a resource request submitted to FEMA, North Carolina has received 25 Advanced Life Support ambulances each with a two-person crew of EMS providers. Several of those ambulances are coming to the Cape Fear region.

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Thousands of frozen Digiorno pizzas recalled due to mislabeling

People who bought Digiorno Crispy Pan Crust Pepperoni pizza may not have gotten what they thought they did.

FEMA sends extra ambulances to Cape Fear due to increased calls related to COVID

In response to a resource request submitted to FEMA, North Carolina has received 25 Advanced Life Support ambulances each with a two-person crew of EMS providers. Several of those ambulances are coming to the Cape Fear region.

43rd Annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament begins Thursday at Dutchman Creek Park

The U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament is on again this year! The 43rd annual fishing tournament is kicking off Thursday, running through Saturday.

Biden rule to shield ‘Dreamers’ seeks to bypass Congress

The Biden administration on Monday renewed efforts to shield hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the United States as young children from deportation, the latest maneuver in a long-running drama over the policy’s legality.

R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children.

Panthers won’t place McCaffrey on injured reserve

Panthers coach Matt Rhule said the team has decided not to place running back Christian McCaffrey on injured reserve while he recovers from a strained hamstring.

Castle Hayne Elementary teacher assistant dies from COVID-19 complications

A teacher's assistant with New Hanover County Schools has died from COVID complications.

Emergency blood and platelet shortage: Red Cross supplies drop to lowest levels since 2015

The American Red Cross is experiencing an emergency blood and platelet shortage.

Fidelity to hire 1,500 more at company’s North Carolina hub

Financial services giant Fidelity has announced it will create more than 1,500 additional jobs in the Raleigh-Durham area.

Booster vaccine appointments now open in Brunswick County

Brunswick County Health Services says those who qualify for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster can now schedule an appointment to get one at its main clinic in Shallotte.