Emerald Isle Fire says four swimmers were pulled from the rough waters at an Emerald Isle beach on Sunday

A Republican congressman from Michigan on Saturday became the first member of President Donald Trump's party on Capitol Hill to accuse him of engaging in "impeachable conduct"

It's nacho average hotel. Taco Bell is taking over a hotel in Palm Springs, California, for three nights this August.

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Local tattoo shop reacts to recent FDA ink recall

These brands are not widely used, but there's no harm in asking.
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‘One Perfect Luau’ raises money for Surfers Healing camp

Every cent of the proceeds went to Surfers Healing.

Swimmers pulled from water at Emerald Isle beach, one in critical condition

Emerald Isle Fire says four swimmers were pulled from the rough waters at an Emerald Isle beach on Sunday

Lidl US announces plans for new Wilmington store location

In a press release, Lidl US announced plans to open 25 new stores in Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia by spring of 2020.
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Ocracoke Express passenger ferry service launches May 20

NCDOT's Ferry Division announced today that after two free preview days on May 20-21, the passenger ferry service will run seven days a week from May 22 through Sept. 5.

NC hires 10 new driver license examiners to improve service

DMV says it's hiring more examiners to try to improve customer service, along with express lines and dedicated road test teams.

Raleigh police officer shoots armed man after medical call

Police say the first officer to arrive was gathering information in the parking lot, a man approached him with a gun in his hand. The officer took cover behind a patrol vehicle and ordered the man to drop the gun.

Wilmington police make an arrest following weekend homicide

According to a spokeswoman from Wilmington Police Department, a suspicious death has been ruled a homicide.

Protesters rally against House Bill 370 in front of Executive Mansion in Raleigh

Protesters delivered notes to the Executive Mansion Saturday afternoon, urging Governor Cooper to oppose House Bill 370.  The legislation would require county sheriffs to work with federal immigration officials. 

Michigan GOP congressman says Trump conduct is ‘impeachable’

A Republican congressman from Michigan on Saturday became the first member of President Donald Trump's party on Capitol Hill to accuse him of engaging in "impeachable conduct" stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's lengthy investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Wake Forest mom raises awareness about rip currents after death of her daughter

A Wake Forest mom wants to raise awareness about the dangers of rip currents, after her 17-year-old daughter's death.
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Wilmington Fire Department holds ‘Hose Uncuffing Ceremony’ at new Fire Station 5

Calling it a "Hose Uncuffing Ceremony" is more fitting for their line of work.
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Blood Diversity Summit promotes having an ethnically diverse blood bank

Their mission? To educate and promote the benefits of having an ethnically diverse blood bank to faith-based and community leaders in the African American and Latino communities of Cape Fear.

Jimmy Carter won’t teach Sunday school days after procedure

Former President Jimmy Carter has changed plans and will not teach Sunday school just days after undergoing surgery for a broken hip.
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Community Boys and Girls Club of Wilmington received a makeover

These features will allow the Boys and Girls Club and its members to reach their fullest potential.

Taco Bell-themed hotel to open for 3 nights in August

It's nacho average hotel. Taco Bell is taking over a hotel in Palm Springs, California, for three nights this August.
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Residents join hands to push sustainable and renewable energy use

Oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico, near Santa Barbara, California and Alaska has some local residents on edge as oil drilling interests look to starting programs on the East Coast. 

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Jesse Mathis throws a shutout as Hoggard softball beats No. 1 seed South Central

Jesse Mathis tossed a shutout for Hoggard softball on Friday night, as the Vikings beat the No. 1 seed South Central, 5-0.
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Shutout leads Hoggard girls soccer into the East Finals

The Hoggard girls soccer team scored two second half goal on Friday night to take down Apex in the 4th round of the State tournament.
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Sniffen leads New Hanover baseball past Terry Sanford into the East Finals

Alex Sniffen threw a complete game for New Hanover baseball on Friday night, as the Wildcats beat Terry Sanford, 8-1.
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Roupp shines as UNCW Baseball gets a crucial win over JMU

Landen Roupp struck out 11 hitters on Friday night to help lead UNCW baseball to a critical 7-4 win over James Madison.

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