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Gov. Cooper says ‘it’s good news’ in fight against COVID-19

Gov. Roy Cooper and NCDHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen praised results of the ongoing battle against COVID-19 but said there was still work to be done.

Whiteville PD investigating deadly shooting at Sandy Ridge Apartments

Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Whiteville. It happened at the Sandy Ridge Apartments around 9 p.m. Monday.

Three injured in shooting near festival in Tabor City

Three people were shot just a few blocks away from where thousands of people gathered for a festival in Tabor City over the weekend, authorities say.

‘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.

Long-time Chadbourn family business concerned by roundabout proposal

One long-time local business in Columbus County may be in jeopardy if the plans to build a roundabout at a busy intersection come to fruition.

Redistricting options from NC senators released to public

After two weeks of mapmaking in open meeting rooms, North Carolina senators have presented some proposals to the public on how they might redraw congressional or state Senate district lines for the next decade.

New findings by North Carolina State University raise more concerns around PFAS’s in the Cape Fear

Four years ago, one of those chemicals (GenX) was found in our drinking water in the Cape Fear River. A recent study has given rise to more concern surrounding the 'forever chemicals'. 

Whiteville High School teen dies after fight with COVID-19, family says

A Columbus County teen has died due to complications from COVID-19.

Columbus County roundabout proposed by NCDOT

State transportation officials are proposing to construct a roundabout in western Columbus County to improve safety and traffic flow.

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The Landfall Tradition to feature top collegiate female golfers

One of the country's top collegiate women’s golf tournaments, The Landfall Tradition, begins today at the Country Club of Landfall’s pristine Pete Dye Course near Wrightsville Beach. 

Store clerk robbed at gunpoint in New Hanover County

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery that took place Thursday morning.

Illinois hospital holds NICU Halloween costume contest

The littlest babies at Advocate Children's Hospital are part of a special Halloween costume contest.

Ceremony of Remembrance for the Lost Pilots of Smithville planned Saturday

2021 is the 100th anniversary of the Wilmington-Cape Fear Pilots Association and to commemorate the milestone, and to remember pilots lost at sea, there is a special event and wreath laying planned in Southport.