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Permit for water treatment system issued for Chemours site

North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality has issued a permit for a water treatment system at the Chemours Fayetteville Works site to remove so-called forever chemicals from a contaminated stream.

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

A U.S. judge blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election.

Parents, school districts, others react to Gov. Cooper’s announcement on schools

Governor Roy Cooper announced Thursday that elementary schools will have the option to open for full-time in person learning.

Heide Trask soccer standout signs letter of intent

The coronavirus pandemic has been tough on high school athletes around the country. Today, however, there was reason to celebrate for one local athlete in the Cape Fear. 

Gov. Cooper to allow elementary schools to open full-time

Gov. Roy Cooper says public elementary schools will be allowed to return to the classroom full time.

NC dairy farmers suffering losses because of COVID-19 can apply for aid

Grade A dairy fluid milk producers in North Carolina who suffered losses because of COVID-19 disruptions in the milk supply chain can soon apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Dairy Aid Program 2020.

Election campaign sign season underway in North Carolina

Drivers traveling on North Carolina roads are likely seeing what has become an election year tradition – a lot of campaign signs.

NCDOT starts surveying drivers for seat belt use

The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program (NCGHSP) is working with researchers this month to determine the statewide official seat belt use rate.

Pender deputies arrest man on human trafficking and prostitution charges

A man has been arrested on human trafficking and prostitution charges.

‘Huge rainmaker’: Hurricane Sally threatens historic floods

Hurricane Sally is crawling toward the northern Gulf Coast at just 2 mph, a pace that's enabling the storm to gather huge amounts of water to eventually dump on land.

Columbus County forester battling wildfires in Oregon

Wildfires are continuing to rage in several states out West and a number of North Carolina Forest Service firefighters are on the front lines battling the blazes.

Ivanka Trump campaigns for her father in Wilmington

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign hosted a “fireside chat” with Ivanka Trump in Wilmington on Monday.

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Multiple injuries in traffic accident in Southport

The accident happened on Long Beach Road near Faith Boulevard. Fire and EMS are treating those injured.

Swimmer drowns in Surf City

Advanced life support was administered from Pender EMS and Fire and the Surf City Fire Department, but the victim did not survive.

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Trump hailed Barrett as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.

First NFL player ruled inactive for COVID-19 test

ATLANTA (CBS) - A.J. Terrell has officially been ruled out for Week 3 as the first NFL player to be placed on the league's...