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Zac Efron starring in ‘Firestarter’ reboot

Zac Efron is set to star in a new adaptation of Stephen King's Novel "Firestarter," about a girl with pyrokinetic powers.

Pender County in need of republican election workers at polls

There are only 16 days until early voting begins here in North Carolina, and counties in our area have mostly filled their need for election workers.

Reported scams double in North Carolina during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, online shopping is booming, but those online purchases are also hitting consumers hard when it comes to getting scammed.

Deputies: Pender County mom charged with falsely reporting child’s abduction

The Pender County Sheriff's Office says a woman has been charged for filing a report of a child abduction that didn't actually happen.

Public hearing scheduled for Pender County shellfish lease proposals

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing by webinar on proposed shellfish leases in Pender County at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28.

Surf City Fire identifies woman in drowning accident

The Surf City Fire Department has identified the woman who drowned in Surf City over the weekend.

NCDHHS: Indoor visitation now allowed at nursing homes

On Monday, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services updated its guidelines for nursing homes to allow indoor visitation.

NCDOT sending out more than $132 Million in Powell Bill funds

The N.C. Department of Transportation has begun distributing nearly $132.7 million in State Street Aid to Municipalities, also known as Powell Bill funds, to 508 municipalities across the state.

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.

PCSO warns of phone scam asking for Social Security numbers

The caller claims that they need the person's Social Security number to verify registration information.

Man arrested for assault inflicting serious injury by strangulation

He was wanted for assault on a female and assault inflicting serious injury by strangulation.

Salvation Army changes holiday plans amidst pandemic, coin shortage

With three months until Christmas, the Salvation Army is getting into the holiday spirit. However, things are going to be a bit different this year because of COVID-19.

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Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.

Large Biden/Harris campaign sign knocked over, ‘racist’ spray painted over it

A Brunswick County man says he's put up several Biden/Harris signs along the road, many ending up gone and a large one in Ocean Isle Beach has been vandalized.