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Bill Clinton in hospital for non-COVID-19-related infection

Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to a Southern California hospital with an infection but is “on the mend,” his spokesman said.

Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

The gunman who killed 14 students and three staff members at a Parkland, Florida, high school will plead guilty to their murders, his attorneys said Friday.

FDA panel endorses booster shot for J&J COVID-19 vaccine

A panel of U.S. health advisers endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine Friday, saying they should be offered at least two months after immunization.

Lawyer: Murdaugh knows he’ll go to prison for stealing money

The attorney for prominent South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, who discovered his wife and son dead at their home this summer, said Murdaugh is resigned that he will serve time in prison for stealing millions of dollars.

Teen charged in shooting at NC school held without bond

A 15-year-old charged in a classmate's shooting death at a North Carolina school last month will remain held without bond.

North Carolina deputy stabbed, suspect shot to death

A North Carolina sheriff's office says one of its deputies shot and killed a man who stabbed another deputy after they were called to a home.

Nearly 1-ton pumpkin sets record at North Carolina fair

The record-setting pumpkin at this year's North Carolina State Fair can make a lot of pies.

Marine who criticized Afghanistan withdrawal pleads guilty

A former Marine battalion commander who was relieved of his duties after making comments that criticized the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan pleaded guilty Thursday in a special court-martial, his attorney said.

FDA panel endorses lower-dose Moderna COVID shot for booster

U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine should get a half-dose booster to bolster protection against the virus.

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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.

New Hanover County Commissioners pass stop gap funding to increase affordable housing

Monday morning, New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure that could create more workforce housing in the region.