The dispute over who should be the rightful sheriff of Columbus County is one step closer to being decided, after the Columbus County Board of Elections met Monday morning

Police say a grandmother was injured and a one year old was killed during a crash in Carolina Beach last week.

The community of Parkland, Florida, is focusing attention on its suicide prevention programs after two survivors of the Florida high school massacre killed themselves in

Keep the Beat Alive was in Nashville, TN last weekend to teach the crew of Kenny Chesney CPR, AED, and first aid training.

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Evidentiary hearing set in disputed Columbus County sheriff’s race

The dispute over who should be the rightful sheriff of Columbus County is one step closer to being decided, after the Columbus County Board of Elections met Monday morning to set a date for the evidentiary hearing.

CFPUA denied $47M state grant to help pay for treatment plant upgrades

Money to upgrade a water treatment plant in New Hanover County to filter out GenX and other PFAS compounds will not come from a state grant as hoped.

Woman, toddler identified in fatal Carolina Beach crash; driver charged

Police say a grandmother was injured and a one year old was killed during a crash in Carolina Beach last week.

Bladen County man scratches his way to a $200,000 surprise

Harold McDowell of Elizabethtown plays scratch-off games for the anticipation of a big win but didn’t anticipate the $200,000 surprise he was in for.
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From country to rock stars, nonprofit teaches touring bands life-saving training

Keep the Beat Alive was in Nashville, TN last weekend to teach the crew of Kenny Chesney CPR, AED, and first aid training.
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Nine nurses in hospital’s labor unit pregnant at same time

Oh, baby! One labor and delivery unit in Portland, Maine, is about to get a little more crowded. 

Man reportedly tried to hide alcohol on breath with body spray

Authorities in South Carolina say a man sprayed Axe body spray in his mouth to cover the smell of alcohol as deputies approached during a traffic stop.

EyeCon’s ‘One Tree Hill’ conventions might not end after all

Four years and 10 conventions later, the organizers of the popular local “One Tree Hill” conventions held what’s being called its final fan gathering – but a swelling movement might mean a change in course.
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Linked by pain: 2 school massacre survivors, dad kill selves

The community of Parkland, Florida, is focusing attention on its suicide prevention programs after two survivors of the Florida high school massacre killed themselves in a week.

Firefighters rescue three in Myrtle Grove apartment blaze

Three people were rescued from a Myrtle Grove apartment complex in a fire Monday evening, according to Wilmington Fire Department.

Michael Avenatti charged with extortion and wire, bank fraud

U.S. prosecutors have charged Trump critic and attorney Michael Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud.

Police: South Carolina man drove on college campus without pants

A South Carolina man accused of driving around a college campus without pants on has been arrested.

Former longtime federal judge in Wilmington dies at 90

President Ronald Reagan appointed Judge James C. Fox to the US District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina in 1982. He served until his retirement in 2017.

US experts weigh breast implant safety amid new concerns

U.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women, the latest review in an ongoing debate about their potential health effects.

Duke University pays $112M to settle faked research lawsuit

Duke University will pay $112 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit after federal prosecutors said the school used a research technician's fake data to land federal grants.
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Dems demand full Mueller report; Trump says OK with him

President Donald Trump said Monday the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's full report "wouldn't bother me at all" as congressional Democrats clamored for the Justice Department to release the entire document and not just the summary from Attorney General William Barr.

Man accused of stabbing two people after dispute

A dispute allegedly led to multiple people being stabbed in Wilmington.

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