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Garland man scores $1 million lottery prize

A Sampson County man turned $20 into $1 million when he stopped at a gas station in Fayetteville.

Orlando Jones hosts Port City Comedy Jam

Actor and comedian Orlando Jones is taking to the stage in Wilmington Friday and Saturday nights to let local comedians take their turn in the spotlight. Port City Comedy Jam is an open mic event sure to bring the laughs.

Wilmington’s Greek Festival ‘drive-thru’ festival returns for three days this week

For the second year in a row, Wilmington's Greek Festival will be a drive-through only event later this week but it promises to offer all your favorite Greek delicacies.

‘Free Enterprise’ TV show helps former inmates trying to start their own business

A new television show on WWAY ABC features inspiring stories of redemption through entrepreneurship. Free Enterprise shares the journey of formerly incarcerated individuals who dream of staring their own business.

Chapel Hill boy records newscasts every week during the pandemic

He uses his dad’s iPhone as his camera and an iPad is what he uses as a teleprompter.

Spring boat show to be held at Mayfaire

The Wilmington Spring Boat Show will take place in the parking lot at Mayfaire, on Saturday and Sunday.

7th Annual Wilmington Jewish Film Festival to present 7 feature films and 4 shorts

The 7th Annual Wilmington Jewish Film Festival kicks off this weekend featuring seven film programs.

Black bear sighting spike in North Carolina

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission said one reason is because the state’s residential footprint has grown and more people are moving closer into bear habitats.

Major training: Biden dog gets help adjusting to White House

The first lady's spokesperson says private training for the 3-year-old German shepherd will be “off-site” in the Washington area and last “a few weeks.”

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Accident on N. Kerr Avenue near New Centre Drive

Wilmington police officers are currently closing off southbound traffic between those two intersections as crews work at the scene.

Arrest made after video shows dog beaten with object in Conway area

A video shows what appears to be someone tying up a dog and beating it with an object. The dog is hit multiple times and can be seen jumping repeatedly to avoid being hit.

US Catholic bishops OK steps toward possible rebuke of Biden

The 168-55 vote was announced near the end of a three-day meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that was held virtually.

Judge rules for Florida on CDC order blocking cruise ships

U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday wrote in a 124-page decision Friday that Florida would be harmed if the CDC order effectively blocking most cruises were to continue.