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Panthers won’t place McCaffrey on injured reserve

Panthers coach Matt Rhule said the team has decided not to place running back Christian McCaffrey on injured reserve while he recovers from a strained hamstring.

Fidelity to hire 1,500 more at company’s North Carolina hub

Financial services giant Fidelity has announced it will create more than 1,500 additional jobs in the Raleigh-Durham area.

More than 100 Novant Health employees terminated for not getting COVID-19 vaccine

Nearly 200 of 375 suspended Novant Health employees who were not vaccinated last week came into compliance with its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program, officials said Monday.

Registration underway for the inaugural Brunswick Heritage Riverside Ride

If you enjoy biking and learning about the past, there's a really cool ride taking place in October that will offer great views of the Cape Fear River and allow participants to connect with Brunswick County's history.

Worker hurt at Fayetteville plant where 2 died recently

A worker at a North Carolina plant was taken to a hospital over the weekend after a crane collapsed onto a truck, officials said.

Hurricane Sam will pump larger waves, rip currents along NC coast late week

Hurricane Sam is a powerful Category 4 storm in the Atlantic Ocean, but forecasters said late Sunday that it had peaked in intensity.

Officials: Football hiding drugs found near prison fence

Corrections officials say officers at a North Carolina prison found a football filled with drugs near a prison fence last week.

108-year-old time capsule opened in Wilmington, revealing the history inside

A history lesson over a century in the making was held this afternoon at the former Pearsall Memorial Presbyterian Church on Market Street. 

NC court ruling on sex-offender GPS monitoring may be muted

It’s constitutional for North Carolina to require people convicted of the most serious sex offenses to be monitored perpetually by satellite-linked bracelets, the state Supreme Court ruled on Friday.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.