After owning New Hanover Regional Medical Center for 52 years, New Hanover County is exploring the idea of selling the hospital.

A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings.

The Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks never runs out of money.

Marvel's push for more women and people of color in its immensely popular film franchise is extending to behind the camera as it launches its next round of films after the

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New Hanover County explores idea of selling NHRMC

After owning New Hanover Regional Medical Center for 52 years, New Hanover County is exploring the idea of selling the hospital.

Tire distributor adding jobs, investing $2.7m in Columbus County

Black’s Tire Service is expanding its operations in Columbus County, a move that will create 26 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in NC

A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings.
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Wilmington Police investigating Market Street bank robbery

Wilmington Police are on the scene of a bank robbery in downtown Wilmington. 
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Keep it knee deep or less, if you’re not an experienced swimmer

High rip current risk at all Brunswick County beaches, Tuesday, and Oak Island is keeping an active radar for accidents after two water rescues this past week. 

Senate approves bill to extend 9/11 victims fund

The Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks never runs out of money.

Repairs to Conlon Pier in downtown Wilmington now underway

Work to repair a pier on the Riverwalk in downtown Wilmington is now underway. 

Three charged in New Hanover County vehicle theft ring

Three people face charges in a string of vehicle thefts dating back to the beginning of the year.

Raleigh doll camp takes children back to yesteryear

A unique summer camp in Raleigh allows children to play with dolls in a historic home that looks like a dollhouse.
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Marvel’s next films will bring diversity, onscreen and off

Marvel's push for more women and people of color in its immensely popular film franchise is extending to behind the camera as it launches its next round of films after the massive success of "Avengers: Endgame." Of the five films the superhero studio announced at Comic-Con on Saturday, only one is set to be directed by a white man.

USDA rule would cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million

About 3.1 million people would lose food stamp benefits under the Trump administration's proposal to tighten automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program.

‘Halloween’ sequels to reunite Jamie Lee Curtis with Wilmington

Michael Myers will take another stab at Jamie Lee Curtis in the new “Halloween” sequel, and he’s going to do it in Wilmington.

New US facility to hold immigrant children already closing

The U.S. government's new holding facility for migrant youth will close as early as this week, less than one month after it was opened in response to the squalid conditions in which children were being detained by the Border Patrol, according to the nonprofit operating the facility.
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Whiteville nonprofit to host Speak Up and Stop Bullying rally

Bullying continues to be an issue in schools and communities across the country with youth targeted in a number of ways including economic status, race, sexuality, etc.
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Pet Pals: 4-year-old Chihuahua looking for a loving home

This week's Pet Pal is a tan Chihuahua looking for a family to join.

Someone’s slashing tires at NC coast, mainly Jeep Wranglers

Authorities in North Carolina say a tire-slasher has rolled into Cape Hatteras National Seashore and is apparently targeting Jeep Wranglers.

NC Police wait downstream for suspect trying to swim to freedom

A wanted Tiki bar cook tried to flee authorities by swimming away in a North Carolina river, but was caught by officers waiting downstream.

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UNCW Volleyball hosts annual advanced skills camp

UNCW Volleyball is holding their annual advanced skills camp this week on campus.
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Errors doom Sharks against Morehead City

Four errors came back to bite the Wilmington Sharks on Monday night as they fell to the Morehead City Marlins, 8-6.
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Wilmington Post 10 headed back to state tournament

Wilmington Post 10 American Legion baseball is headed back to the North Carolina State tournament for the 11th time in 12 years. 
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Artificial turf project coming along at Brunswick County high schools

Brunswick County officials voted back in February to approve a $2.29 million dollar project to install Astro Turf surfaces at their three county high schools. The turf is currently being laid at North Brunswick High School, while South Brunswick and West Brunswick have started the preparation process. 

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