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Buzzards settle in North Carolina town despite scare tactics

A North Carolina town finds itself under siege by buzzards, and nothing the locals do to scare them off seems to work.

‘Christmas with the Embers’ lands at Southeastern Community College in November

The famed Embers bring their special blend of Beach Music to the holidays at 'Christmas with the Embers' at Southeastern Community College.

NCDOT launches 2022 Aviation Art Contest

The NC Department of Transportation is inviting children and teenagers to submit art pieces for the 2022 Aviation Art Contest. The theme is 'Design Your Perfect Aircraft.'

‘Peer Fishin’ Festival’ returns to Ocean Crest Pier, raising the spirits of disabled veterans

After being cancelled for the past two years due to a hurricane and the pandemic, the Operation North State annual 'Peer Fishin' Festival' is back at the Ocean Crest Pier in Oak Island. 

‘Halloween Kills’ carves out $50.4 million at box office

“Halloween Kills” may be available to watch at home, but the latest installment in the Michael Myers saga is making a killing at the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters. The David Gordon Green-directed horror scared up $50.4 million from 3,705 locations, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Johnnie Mercers Pier welcomes a dozen people with special needs for 10th annual ‘Special Friends Fishing’ tournament

Johnnie Mercers Pier welcomed 12 people with special needs on Saturday, participating in the 10th annual 'Special Friends Fishing' tournament. 

Hundreds of pumpkins unloaded for a pumpkin patch at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

Numerous pumpkin patches can be seen around the Cape Fear, with a new one popping up at St. Paul's United Methodist Church on Saturday.

Wilmington family given new play set for 4-year-old girl battling rare condition

For most kids, heading to the playground is a big part of everyday fun while growing up. But for one Wilmington girl battling Congenital Fibromatosis, the playground can be a dangerous place due to her disease. 

Make Pink Girl Wishes come true on Saturday

To help honor Breast Cancer Awareness month Pink Girl Wishes is throwing an event to focus attention on women of color.  The Breast Cancer Awareness Car, Bike, and Truck show has a day full of events for the whole family.

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Texas drag race driver slams into spectators, killing 2 kids

A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.

Brunswick County paramedic dies after motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.

HAPPENING TODAY: Women’s health event in Wilmington offering breast cancer screenings

New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health are hosting a Women's Health and Wellness event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11

Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer moves toward expanding shots to children.