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Rolling Stones bandmates salute late drummer Charlie Watts

Members of the Rolling Stones have saluted their unshakeable drummer Charlie Watts, who died Tuesday at the age of 80.

Burgaw girl raising money for dog fountains along walking trail

Miranda Baker enjoys taking her dog "Bella" for walks along the Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail in Burgaw. 

Annual Coastal Duck Derby goes virtual

The 6th Annual Coastal Duck Derby benefitting Coastal Horizons is being held virtually Friday, August 27 at 6 p.m.

Myrtle Beach ‘epicenter’ of bed bug cases for South Carolina lawyer

Eddy said most cases happen in the bigger cities in the Palmetto State, but added that Myrtle Beach stands out.

Disney World tweaks face mask policy, optional for outdoors

Walt Disney World is tweaking its face mask policy. Starting Thursday, the theme park resort in Florida will allow visitors to choose whether or not to wear face coverings in outdoor lines, outdoor theaters and outdoor attractions. Masks had been required previously.

OnlyFans website to ban ‘sexually explicit’ content

OnlyFans, a site where fans pay creators for their photos and videos, is planning to ban “sexually explicit” content.

Clean needles depend on the blue blood of horseshoe crabs

Anyone who has to get an injection in the U.S. probably has horseshoe crabs to thank for keeping the needle clean.

SC ranks worst coastal driving state in US, app study shows

This number is less than half a percent higher than North Carolina, where 37.04% of drivers had violations.

‘Free Guy’ gives box office a lift, opening with $28.4M

“Free Guy,” an action comedy starring Ryan Reynolds as a background character in a videogame, opened better than expected over the weekend, collecting an estimated $28.4 million in ticket sales despite a marketplace challenged by COVID-19.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.