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District attorney addresses suspect’s release from jail before police standoff

The man involved in a nearly 10-hour standoff with police Monday morning had been arrested and released from jail just hours earlier. Now the district attorney is explaining why that happened.

Save Our Hospital, Inc. takes final shot against NHRMC sale

Less than a week before county commissioners are expected to vote on a final agreement between New Hanover County and Novant Health to sell New Hanover Regional Medical Center, one local non-profit is aiming to delay the process until certain documents are made public.

School board member responds to controversy over social media messages

New Hanover County Board of Education member Judy Justice acknowledged a conversation she had over social media with someone in the community pushing for schools to shift to Plan A.

Residents petition to fight erosion in Ocean Isle Beach

The east end of Ocean Isle Beach is more vulnerable to storms and flooding as the ocean slowly reclaims the beach due to erosion.

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LATEST NEWS

Residents petition to fight erosion in Ocean Isle Beach

The east end of Ocean Isle Beach is more vulnerable to storms and flooding as the ocean slowly reclaims the beach due to erosion.

‘Only constant right now is change’: Questions linger after NHCS changes Plan B schedule

The scramble to keep up with school reopening plans never seems to end for some families.

YWCA holds registration drive on National Voter Registration Day

Today was National Voter Registration Day, and the YWCA Lower Cape Fear chapter made the most of it.

ONLY ON WWAY: Wilmington man charged in hours-long standoff tells his story

The man involved in a nearly 10-hour standoff with police in Wilmington made his court appearance on Tuesday afternoon.

City aims to have North Waterfront Park completed by summer 2021

If you're noticing more construction in downtown Wilmington, that's because progress is being made on the new North Waterfront Park.​

Kentucky city prepares for Breonna Taylor announcement

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, are restricting access to downtown in preparation for the state attorney general’s announcement about whether he'll charge officers in Breonna Taylor’s shooting death.

Brunswick schools to allow K-5 students to return for in-person learning

The Brunswick County school board has unanimously approved to opening all K-5 schools to 5 days of face to face instruction starting next month.

‘Unfathomable’: US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has topped 200,000, by far the highest in the world, hitting the once-unimaginable threshold six weeks before an election that is certain to be a referendum in part on President Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis.

Parents tackle man accused of spying on girl in bathroom

Authorities say a group of parents tackled and restrained a registered sex offender accused of spying on a 15-year-old girl in the bathroom of a South Carolina restaurant.

Gov. Cooper: Outdoor venues in NC can open at 7% capacity next week

In a news conference Tuesday, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced that outdoor venues, including stadiums, would be able to open to 7% capacity starting next week.