City leaders approved acquiring a new soccer park, paying for hundreds of new police cameras and granted a developer more time on a chance to turn old transit property into

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office and U.S. Marshals arrested a man who escaped from Tabor City police while wearing handcuffs.

John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal, has died. He was 99.

They've got a plan to raid Area 51 and "see them aliens." But what will happen if they actually do it?

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Cameras, soccer complex and Castle Street center dominate July City Council meeting

City leaders approved acquiring a new soccer park, paying for hundreds of new police cameras and granted a developer more time on a chance to turn old transit property into workforce housing and commercial space.

911 call reveals new information about Wilmington murder

After a man was shot and killed Sunday night in Wilmington, a newly released 911 call paints a better picture of the scene.

U.S. Marshals arrest fugitive in Whiteville who escaped police custody

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office and U.S. Marshals arrested a man who escaped from Tabor City police while wearing handcuffs.

Bayer moving 500 jobs from North Carolina to St. Louis

Bayer is closing its crop science division headquarters in North Carolina and moving 500 jobs to the St. Louis area.
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Tanner’s Tee-Off Tuesday: Old Fort

This weeks episode of Tanner's Tee-Off Tuesday sent us to the Old Fort Golf course in Winnabow. 
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Former Hoggard football standout signs deal with the Raiders

Former Hoggard football standout Jonathan Cooper will continue his NFL career this fall as he enters his 7th season in the pros.
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Surf camp for kids with disabilities kicks off in Wrightsville Beach

Surf camps by non-profit Indo Jax Charities serve children facing a variety of life challenges, including visual impairment, autism, cancer, loss of parents, and juvenile diabetes.

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal, has died. He was 99.

NC business makes commemorative Apollo 11 anniversary patch

Paul Conrad and Andrew Nagle, co-CEOs of A-B Emblem in Weaverville, show off some of the commemorative patches for the Apollo 11 mission.

R. Kelly held without bond on sex crime charges

R. Kelly appeared in a Chicago court Tuesday where a federal judge ruled the singer will remain in jail without bond as he faces a myriad of federal sex crime charges. Prosecutors argued that Kelly is a flight risk and an "extreme danger to the community."

Feds warn UFO enthusiasts against storming Area 51

They've got a plan to raid Area 51 and "see them aliens." But what will happen if they actually do it?

Father of 4 missing after swim in Lumber River

Horry County police say a 41-year-old distressed swimmer has gone missing from the Lumber River near Nichols.

House Democrats prepare to condemn Trump’s tweets against congresswomen

House Democrats moved to formally rebuke President Donald Trump's attacks against four Democratic congresswomen of color, readying a Tuesday night vote on a measure condemning his "racist" Twitter attacks telling the progressive lawmakers to "go back" to their countries.
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Local teacher to attend C-SPAN educators conference

A WWAY Teacher of the Week has been selected to attend an educator's conference next week in Washington D.C. Dr. Renee Steele is one out of 32 educators from across the nation to attend.
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Retail rivals crash Amazon’s Prime Day party

The gravitational pull of Amazon Prime Day is so strong on shoppers it's benefiting other retailers as well, according to an early analysis from a key data group.

Abigail Disney visited Disneyland undercover and is ‘livid’ about what she saw

Disneyland calls itself "The Happiest Place on Earth," but family heiress Abigail Disney said she found workers struggling when she recently visited the park undercover.
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Caught on Camera: Alligator on Oak Island beach

Alligators can show up nearly anywhere in the Cape Fear, but it's not often they are found on the beach. Mary Lewis Scoville says she was near the Oak Island Pier around 10:30 Thursday morning when she saw the alligator on the beach.

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Tanner’s Tee-Off Tuesday: Old Fort

This weeks episode of Tanner's Tee-Off Tuesday sent us to the Old Fort Golf course in Winnabow. 
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Former Hoggard football standout signs deal with the Raiders

Former Hoggard football standout Jonathan Cooper will continue his NFL career this fall as he enters his 7th season in the pros.
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Barth Brothers returning to the gridiron for annual kicking camp

Connor and Casey Barth, along with some of their friends from the NFL and other local kickers, will be holding the Annual Barth Brothers Kicking Camp on Thursday.
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8th inning rally pushes Sharks past Fayetteville

The Wilmington Sharks came from behind to win their third straight game Monday afternoon, 3-2 over the Fayetteville SwampDogs at Buck Hardee Field.

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