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Friday, December 4, 2020


New Hanover & Topsail changing classes in latest NCHSAA realignment plan

Two Cape Fear area high schools are set to move up a classification after the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced its first draft for realignment in the next four year cycle. 

Despite challenges Seaside Chapel Living Nativity open in Carolina Beach

It's been a tough week for Seaside Chapel in Carolina Beach. Last Sunday part of their Living Nativity set came toppling to the ground because of a storm, but with help from the community they were ready for opening night on Friday.

Columbus County residents voice mixed opinions on mask-wearing guidelines

As COVID-19 cases rise in Columbus County, health experts are saying it is mostly due to community spread.

Realtor says COVID-19 drives up demand for homes in Cape Fear

The holidays are proving to be the season of gifting for home sellers and lump of coal for home buyers.

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Different gas company steps in to assist woman, elderly mom get propane

A woman and her mother are able to rest well and warm tonight.

Autopsy reveals infant died due to neglect, parents charged with murder

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says two parents are charged with murder after an autopsy report revealed their baby died due to neglect.

You can still visit Santa at Mayfaire — just six feet away

Santa Claus is still coming to town this year, and you can personally tell him what you want for Christmas now through Christmas Eve at Mayfaire Town Center in Wilmington. 

South Carolina city passes out Narcan in holiday gift bags

A holiday event of sorts for those in need of a helping hand. While food and supplies were passed out in the town of Lancaster, something else was in the gift bags – Narcan.

Fort Bragg IDs 2 bodies found in military training area

Officials at the Army’s largest base have identified the two men whose bodies were found in a training area.

New Hanover County sees rise in COVID-19 cases, deaths

New Hanover County Public Health has been informed of 14 deaths of residents from COVID-19 since November 14.

House votes to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

The Democratic-controlled House has approved a bill to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level.

NCIS offering reward to find suspect wanted for assault at Camp Lejeune barracks

NCIS is seeking information regarding an assault in a Camp Lejeune barracks.

Boil water advisory scheduled in Castle Hayne

CFPUA has scheduled a precautionary boil water advisory for the Shearin Hills area in Castle Hayne beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday, December 8.

Christmas from the Heart Craft Show & Sale happening in Whiteville on Saturday

Columbus County Community Farmers Market will host the 14th annual "Christmas from the Heart" Craft Show & Sale on Saturday, the last market day of the 2020 season.