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Teen found guilty of first-degree murder

videoA Brunswick County teenager will spend the rest of his life in prison. Friday morning a jury found 18-year-old Antwan Ash guilty of first-degree murder. Ash was only 16 years old when he murdered Kendrick Sparrow. The prosecutor says the most damning piece of evidence against Ash was a confession taped three days after the killing.

Fishing Tournament Raises Money, Brings Families Together

A recent competition brought families together to fish for a cause. The owners of County Line Bait and Tackle held a fishing tournament to raise money for the Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

Some resdients disappointed after Burgaw annexation public meeting

videoBurgaw Town Commissioners heard from Pender County residents tonight about the proposed annexation.

Blood drive organizers need donations

The summer usually isn't considered the time of year for giving, but the American Red Cross is hoping to change that. Blood drive organizers say their blood bank is running low and they need more people to donate.

Hoax bomb threat shuts down bridge

A bomb threat brought traffic going onto Topsail Island to a standstill Thursday. Officials closed the Surf City Bridge around 11:30 Thursday morning.

Proposal could cut funding to flood mapping programs

videoState legislators are trying to reach a compromise regarding the state budget. One possibility would cut funding for flood mapping programs. The proposal reduces the number of people working to create flood zone maps in North Carolina.

Students showcase films at festival

videoStudents from all over the country are in Wilmington, to showcase films they've made. They're being featured in the first ever scene first student film festival. The movies started premiering this afternoon.

City taking new bids for convention center builder

It's been almost one month since Wilmington City Council members terminated a deal to build a river-front Marriott downtown. Over the last month they've been taking bids for a new builder.

New Hanover County School Board appoints interim superintendent

video The New Hanover County school board has made some decisions in its search for the next superintendent. It's appointing someone on the inside until a permanent replacement is found. During Wednesday night's school board meeting, board members decided who would be stepping in.

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Local museum holding a monthlong diaper drive

Celebrating their 70th year as a museum, the Burgwin-Wright House is giving back to the community.

NC roadway considered one of the nation’s most scenic byways

The 31-mile corridor joins the Blue Ridge Parkway and four other North Carolina roads in getting All-American status.

SC man attacks girlfriend, sets fires over stimulus check

Ray Michael Bradford Jr., of Spartanburg, has been charged with attempted murder, three counts of arson, and malicious destruction of property.