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Water main break prompts East Columbus High to close early

East Columbus High School is closing at noon due to a water main break, according to the district.

City installs system to reduce toxic algae bloom at Greenfield Lake

The City of Wilmington has installed a new aquatic system to reduce the ongoing toxic algae bloom affecting Greenfield Lake.

Angry over 2020 ballot deal, NC Republicans vote to limit AG

The flap over absentee ballots in North Carolina’s 2020 election resurfaced Wednesday at the General Assembly as Republicans gave final approval to legislation that would limit Democratic Attorney General Josh Stein’s ability to enter future legal settlements.

Wilmington Fire Department welcomes new four-legged team member

The Wilmington Fire Department has a new member of the team, one with four legs.

One killed in late night Chadbourn shooting, mayor reacts

Authorities are investigating a triple shooting in Chadbourn.

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Outbreaks strand some students at home with minimal learning

Within his first week back at school after a year and a half, 7-year-old Ben Medlin was exposed to a classmate with COVID-19, and he was sent home, along with 7,000 other students in the district, for 14 days of quarantine.

NHRMC expands access to infusion treatment for COVID patients

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Water main break prompts East Columbus High to close early

East Columbus High School is closing at noon due to a water main break, according to the district.

Police: Man killed in brawl outside Philly cheesesteak spot

A man was killed Thursday after he was beaten with a trash can lid and pummeled during a brawl outside a famous Philadelphia cheesesteak restaurant, police said.

City installs system to reduce toxic algae bloom at Greenfield Lake

The City of Wilmington has installed a new aquatic system to reduce the ongoing toxic algae bloom affecting Greenfield Lake.

Smoky Mountains park to hold town halls on Black history

Officials with Great Smoky Mountains National Park have scheduled three town hall events to introduce the public to the history of Blacks within and around the park.