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Body of 30-year-old Cessna pilot recovered in SC jet collision

South Carolina officials have recovered the body of the 30-year-old pilot killed along with his father in the collision of their private plane with an Air Force F-16 fighter jet earlier this week.

House to vote on Confederate flag ban on federal cemeteries

The House is about to put its members on record on whether Confederate flags can decorate rebel graves in historic federal cemeteries and if their sale should be banned in national park gift shops.

Alabama burglary suspect chased by bull through pasture

A bull decided to horn in on the action as authorities chased a suspect in northern Alabama.

Keith Richards to release new solo album on Sept. 18

Keith Richards will release a new solo album after 20 years this fall.

Confederate flag’s days are numbered in South Carolina

After 54 years flying at South Carolina's Capitol, the Confederate flag's days there are numbered.

NC Sunday hunting with guns begins Oct. 1 after McCrory OK

Gov. Pat McCrory has signed legislation that ends North Carolina's long-standing ban on Sunday hunting with guns.

NC ex-lawmaker gets 2 years prison for federal funds theft

A former North Carolina lawmaker will serve two years in federal prison after admitting he stole taxpayer money from the nonprofit he ran tasked with helping small businesses.

DMV sells out of NC Confederate battle flag plate

Talk about ending sales of a North Carolina license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag prompted a sales rush that sold out the available stock.

Stocks close lower after 3-hour outage snarls NYSE trading

US stocks are closing with sizable losses after a technical outage forced the New York Stock Exchange to halt trading for half the day.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.