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Flip-flops causing injuries

Carefree as they may be, flip-flops can cause pain and injury in feet and ankles.

Troubleshooters: Security device sparks fire in home

videoA Wilmington man called our newsroom recently to tell us about a fire at his home. Gary Pace says the fire started when his ADT home security system malfunctioned. Now, he wants ADT to pay for the damages. But does he have a case?

Junior firefighter faces arson charges

A junior firefighter from Brunswick County is facing criminal charges. The crime: arson. Seventeen-year-old volunteer firefighter Leroy Jolly Jr. is accused of setting two fires in Boiling Spring Lakes this month.

Some Katrina evacuees stay in Wilmington

videoIt is two years after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and the scars remain. Some Big Easy residents still haven't gone home. One victim of the storm relocated here and hasn't gone back. Katrina evacuee Daniel Aiena thought he would only be at Wrightsville Beach for a short time. Instead, the stay may be permanent.

Greek wildfires concern locals

videoThose wild fires ravaging southern Greece have drawn worldwide attention and concern. Members of Wilmington's Greek community have ties to areas not far from where fires are burning. As everyone anticipates the path the fires will take, people here with family in Greece can only wait.

Northeast interceptor pipe repair begins

After numerous sewer spills into Hewlett's Creek construction to replace the faulty northeast interceptor pipe began Wednesday. Crews started working to replace the pipe off Pine Grove Wednesday morning. More than one mile of the pipe will be replaced that currently runs through Hewlett's Creek.

Pender County makes changes to prevent flooding

It's been nearly a year since Tropical Storm Ernesto flooded Pender County, covering some neighborhoods in four feet of standing water.

Hospital considers raising rates

New Hanover Regional Medical Center is once again considering raising its rates. The hospital's finance committee has been presented with an option for a five percent increase.

Second rabies case confirmed in New Hanover County

A second case of rabies has been confirmed in New Hanover County. A dog owner in Castle Hayne called animal control, after finding his dog with a dead raccoon in his mouth. The results revealed the raccoon had rabies.

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Now that U.S. pandemic unemployment payments are over, are more people applying to jobs?

Just after federal pandemic unemployment benefits ended, the Cape Fear is seeing an increase in job seekers. 

Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast

Tropical Storm Odette has formed off the mid-Atlantic coast and is expected to weaken Saturday night as it approaches eastern Canada.

Local furniture maker preserves historic Clemson tree as a table

A piece of Clemson football history could be returning home, all thanks to a Wilmington furniture maker.

VIDEO: New York City restaurant host attacked over vaccine status request

A host at a popular New York City restaurant was assaulted by three women from Texas after she asked for proof they had been vaccinated against COVID-19, police said.