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Robeson County party turns violent with one dead, two hurt

The shootings occurred during an altercation at a birthday party. According to witnesses, there were at least 50 individuals at the party at the time of the shooting.

SC Aquarium: Albino alligator “Alabaster” dies after battling infection

The South Carolina Aquarium says Alabaster, a rare albino alligator, died Friday morning after battling an infection.

Arrests made in shooting that injured 13-year-old

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 13-year-old yesterday at the Cypress Cove Apartments.

Home under construction collapses in SC, 2 workers killed

Authorities say a South Carolina home under construction has collapsed during a thunderstorm, killing two construction workers.

Jet ski crash victim walks out of hospital with officers who saved him

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — On July 4, SCDNR officer Tommy Buckhannon and his partner were working on Bird Island, several hundred yards from...

Duke Energy sued for 2014 coal ash spill environmental harm

The federal, North Carolina and Virginia governments want a judge to declare the country's largest electricity company liable for environmental damage from a leak five years ago that left miles of a river shared by the two states coated in hazardous coal ash.

Firefighters rescue retired therapy horse stuck in pond

Firefighters from Claremont Rescue Squad spent Thursday morning working feverishly to rescue a horse that had gotten stuck in a pond. Crews were called to the pond just before 9 a.m. after the animal somehow fell into the water and was unable to get out.

Arborist dies after falling more than 20 feet from tree during drill at NC...

A worker at the North Carolina Zoo died Thursday morning after sustaining injuries from a "workplace accident."

Holly Grange announces she’s entering 2020 governor’s race

A North Carolina state legislator has entered the 2020 gubernatorial race, providing a rival in the Republican primary for Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, who's been preparing for years to seek the party's nomination.

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