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Hurricane Dorian

Family faces more complications with FEMA

An update on a family who remains displaced from their Pender County home after Hurricane Florence.

Homeowners return back to norm after tornado rips through neighborhood

Rebuilding is moving along for some residents of The Farm at Brunswick after last year's tornado spawned during Hurricane Dorian.

Popular Southport restaurant closes after 14 years

After 14 years of unforgettable bonds and memories, the beloved Taylor Cuisine and Café Incorporated will officially close its doors on Thursday.

Ocracoke Island reopens to visitors Dec. 2

North Carolina’s hurricane-ravaged Ocracoke Island will reopen to visitor early next month.

Local crew travels to help first-responders in Bahamas recover from storm

A disaster in the tropics is sparking local firefighters to unite, and help their fellow first responders.

Girl donates items to foster kids in Bahamas

People in the Bahamas are still recovering from the damage Hurricane Dorian caused.

Governor signs state disaster declaration for Dorian affected counties

Today Governor Roy Cooper signed a state disaster declaration for counties that suffered damages from Hurricane Dorian, making additional assistance available to residents there.

Don’t suffer twice in a hurricane: How to avoid scams

Too often people who are impacted the most by hurricanes find themselves victims again when it comes time to make repairs.  Scam artists flood hurricane devastated areas looking for easy money from people who are at their most vulnerable. It is possible to avoid scams, however. 

Local Pastor helping with relief efforts in the Bahamas

Nothing was spared from the wrath of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas last month. Many people from our area have ties to the islands there and one person with ties to that area is Doctor Rudy Ramphal, Pastor of Brunswick Islands Baptist Church. 

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.