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Troopers ask witnesses to come forward in deadly hit-and-run on Carolina Beach Rd.

Troopers are pleading to the public for any information on a deadly hit-and-run on Carolina Beach Road last weekend.

1 dead, 14 hurt in shooting at grocery store near Memphis

Authorities held a press conference Friday morning on the deadly shooting at a Kroger supermarket in Tennessee.

Residents in Pender and New Hanover counties eligible to take part in GenX exposure study

Residents in two southeastern North Carolina counties have the opportunity to take part in a GenX Exposure Study.  

Five water quality swimming advisories issued in New Hanover County

Advisories against swimming were posted on Friday at five locations in New Hanover County, where state recreational water quality officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.

Wilmington man on post-release for murder found guilty on gun charge

A Wilmington man on post-release supervision for a 2009 murder conviction is heading back to prison.

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Wilmington man on post-release for murder found guilty on gun charge

A Wilmington man on post-release supervision for a 2009 murder conviction is heading back to prison.

Wilmington ‘Haiti Awake’ founder says desperation is driving mass migration at border

Thousands of Haitian migrants are continuing to be sent home at the Texas border after attempting to cross over into the United States. 

‘Missing White Woman Syndrome’; a look at racial disparities in missing person cases

Concerns arise surrounding missing person cases involving people of color, that often go unmentioned, and some people are calling it 'Missing White Woman Syndrome'.

Event in Wilmington helps veterans waiting years for disability benefits

A three day event called the Veterans Experience Action Center kicked off Thursday at American Legion Post 10 on Pine Grove Drive in Wilmington.

Wilmington man hit by suspect on the run describes incident

A Wilmington man is sharing his story after a suspect running from police crashed into him, nearly sending him into a building.

Bullying on the rise in local school board meetings

Earlier this week, Governor Roy Cooper expressed concern over the "fevered pitch of recent meetings," asking for an end to bullying from adults. "Threats. Bullying. Intimidation. None of this belongs in our public schools," Cooper said, "particularly by adults."

Standing water from recent rain causes problems for New Hanover County auto shop

After two days of torrential downpours, flooding continues to affect many areas across the Cape Fear region.

At least 1 dead, 12 hurt in Tennesse grocery store shooting

Police say a shooting at a Tennessee grocery store east of Memphis has left one person dead and wounded 12 others, and the shooter was later found dead.

Pender County property tax bills arriving soon

Pender County property owners can expect to see their tax bills in their mailboxes shortly.

Oak Island to host joint emergency services training exercise Thursday

The Town of Oak Island will host a multi-agency Joint Emergency Services Training Exercise Thursday evening.