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NC gas prices could increase amid Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

Gas prices around the state are continuing to rise to levels not seen in several years. The current average price is $2.73 a gallon. That number could go up after a cyberattack shut down one of the nations' largest sources of fuel. 

Police: Woman hit, killed by car in Columbus County

A 26-year-old man died over the weekend after being hit by a car in Columbus County, police say.

Former Chadbourn police chief indicted on nearly 90 felony charges

The former Chadbourn police chief has been indicted on nearly 90 charges including embezzlement and fraud.

Dozens of inmates at Columbus County jail get COVID-19 vaccine

Dozens of inmates at the Columbus County jail have been vaccinated for COVID-19, according to the sheriff's office.

Severe storms drop heavy rain and hail across southeastern NC

Strong to severe storms tracked through the Cape Fear Friday morning, producing hail in many spots.

NCWorks to host virtual career fair in the Cape Fear

NCWorks is holding a virtual career fair from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021.

Retired teacher uses her farm in Whiteville to teach the science behind farming

From growing minds to growing crops, a retired science teacher turned farmer is using her farm as a learning environment for people in Columbus County.

Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Tourism encouraging residents to shop local

This week, Columbus County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism is recognizing Small Business Week, with the campaign “Keep It ColumbUS”.

NCDHHS says 50% of NC adults vaccinated against COVID-19

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says more than 50% of adults 18 and older in the state have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

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Carolina Beach hosts Arts Festival

A wildly successful event helped fund several local artists.

Driftwood Apartments to continue providing affordable housing after recent sale

A Wilmington apartment complex once in danger of closing for good will get to continue providing affordable housing to the chronically homeless.

Attorneys: DA should step aside from North Carolina deputy shooting probe

Attorneys for the family of a man who was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina have asked the local prosecutor to recuse himself from the investigation.

Deputies identify man killed in Bladen County shooting

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim in a deadly shooting Friday night.