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The Cape Fear Collective releases its Inclusive Economy Report on the Cape Fear region

A new report released by the Cape Fear Collective identifies issues with the region's economy.

Governor Cooper explains decision to veto riot bill

House Bill 805 aimed to put harsher sanctions on men and women who damage property, loot, injure, or kill others, especially emergency workers, while apart of a protest or riot. The bill is back in the North Carolina Senate after Cooper vetoed it Friday.

Wilmington International Airport travel trends soaring in a positive direction

The travel trends at Wilmington International Airport are soaring and the airport is outperforming some larger airports in the country.

City of Wilmington invests $100K in Coastal Horizons Quick Response Team

Wilmington residents struggling with substance use disorder will soon have more access to resources for treatment as the City of Wilmington announced today an additional $100,000 commitment to the Quick Response Team of Coastal Horizons (QRT).

Woman charged with DWI after car hit pedestrian in downtown Wilmington

A woman is charged with DWI after reportedly hitting a pedestrian in downtown Wilmington early Tuesday morning.

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Woman charged with DWI after car hit pedestrian in downtown Wilmington

A woman is charged with DWI after reportedly hitting a pedestrian in downtown Wilmington early Tuesday morning.

Hospital says they will vet employee’s COVID vaccination status before removing those ‘noncompliant’

Officials at Novant Health / New Hanover Regional Medical Center are now checking to see which employees have followed through getting their COVID-19 vaccine.

New Hanover County barbecue restaurant worker accused of asking teen coworker for paid sex

A Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q worker is accused of asking a teen coworker for paid sex, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office.

Murdaugh surrenders to face charges in $10M insurance fraud

A prominent South Carolina lawyer who found the bodies of his wife and son three months ago plans to turn himself in to face charges in a plot to arrange his own death that ended with the shooter only grazing him in the head, his defense attorneys said.

Brunswick County again sees higher real estate prices, tight inventory in August

Brunswick County’s residential real estate market once again saw increased prices and low inventory in August, that's according to Brunswick County Association of REALTORS®.

Suspended Wilmington attorney pleads guilty to visa fraud

A Wilmington woman pled guilty on Wednesday to fraud in connection with visas, permits, and other documents. 

Lawsuit: Blind man, guide dog forced from North Carolina mall

An advocacy group for disabled people has filed a lawsuit against a North Carolina police department saying a blind man and his guide dog were ordered by police to leave a store at a local mall.

Man arrested for splashing deputy with paint thinner

A North Carolina sheriff's office has filed charges against a man after he splashed a deputy with paint thinner.

Bodycam: Gabby Petito argued with boyfriend before vanishing

Police in Florida said the disappearance of a 22-year-old woman is still being investigated as a missing person case and called on the public to provide any information that might help them bring the woman home safe.

Lawsuit seeks $1M after Michigan teacher cuts girl’s hair

The father of a 7-year-old Michigan girl whose hair was cut by a teacher without her parents’ permission has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the school district, a librarian and a teacher’s assistant.