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Local band ‘Audiomelt’ gains the attention of thousands on TikTok

A new local band from the Cape Fear region is going viral on TikTok, gaining thousands of views and followers.

Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots available at NHRMC, Bladen Hospital

Two area hospitals will be offering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine booster shots starting next week.

Concerts, movies return to Founders Park in Leland

The Town of Leland is bringing back Live at the Park and Movies in the Park.

1/3 of state employees ordered to be vaccinated are not

More than one-third of the 56,000 North Carolina government employees included in Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's executive order compelling them to get a COVID-19 shot or face weekly testing have not been fully vaccinated, according to new state data.

Brunswick County agencies train by simulating nighttime boat crash

Four emergency services agencies came together for a training exercise in Oak Island Thursday night. 

Oak Island to host joint emergency services training exercise Thursday

The Town of Oak Island will host a multi-agency Joint Emergency Services Training Exercise Thursday evening.

Two untreated wastewater spills reported in Leland due to rain

H2Go reported two separate spills of untreated wastewater on Wednesday. They happened at Lift Station #56 and Lift Station #16 on Old Fayetteville Rd due to the recent rain.

Hurricane Florence victim gets new house built by Habitat for Humanity

A Cape Fear woman recently got the keys to a new house with the help from a local nonprofit.

City of Southport says 6,600 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled into Cottage Creek

On Wednesday, there was a sanitary sewer overflow at a manhole outside of the 9th Street lift station in Southport.

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Wilmington Police searching for missing teen

The Wilmington Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a missing teen who was last seen getting into an Uber.

‘Moulin Rouge!’ leads Tonys; ‘The Inheritance’ is best play

“Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie, took an insurmountable lead at the Tony Awards, earning nine trophies with the best new musical still up in the air. “The Inheritance” by Matthew Lopez was named the best new play.

Americans win Ryder Cup in a rout, send Europe a message

Steve Stricker hoisted the Ryder Cup, gold and glorious, for all to see. Then, he quickly huddled his young American team together to make sure all 12 players had their hands on it.

US has enough COVID-19 vaccines for boosters, kids’ shots

With more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, U.S. health authorities said they're confident there will be enough for both qualified older Americans seeking booster shots and the young children for whom initial vaccines are expected to be approved in the not-too-distant future.