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North Carolina actuary charged with insider trading

A North Carolina actuary accused of insider trading ahead of a merger between two energy companies has been indicted on federal fraud charges.

Military training scheduled for parts of VA and NC through mid-October

The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit will conduct a training exercise on military installations in Virginia and North Carolina from Sept. 27 to Oct. 15.

Harris to voters: Don’t give up as Trump rushes court pick

Kamala Harris is urging voters not to be discouraged by Republican efforts to fill a Supreme Court seat before the election.

Feds to ship millions of tests in bid to reopen K-12 schools

President Donald Trump is expected to announce the shipment of millions of rapid coronavirus tests to states this week.

Police: Man with machete smears blood on NC sorority house

A police department on a North Carolina college campus says a man armed with a machete smeared satanic messages in blood on a sorority house and on a vehicle belonging to a student living there.

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.

Traffic stop in Tabor City leads to three arrests

Three people were arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop by the Columbus County Sheriff's Office on Joe Brown Highway South in Tabor City on Friday. 

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.

Family finds shark tooth at Holden Beach, experts say it’s 15 million years old

A family found a shark tooth at Holden Beach that experts said is 15 million years old.

Fall 2020 motorcycle rally kicks off in Myrtle Beach

The 2020 Myrtle Beach Fall Bike Week Motorcycle rally in Horry County kicks off on Monday, Sept. 28, and goes through Sunday, Oct. 4.

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.

Sampson County bridge closing for emergency repairs

The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close a bridge on a Sampson County highway for emergency repairs.

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FEEDING FRENZY: Watch as sharks feed on baitfish at Surf City Pier

We all know sharks live in the ocean, but it's neat to capture them on camera. 

Authorities use pear to entice, capture escaped emu

Authorities in a city north of Boston have captured an emu after the large flightless bird was spotted roaming local streets.

CCSO: Detective fires shots to stop fugitive driving toward them in stolen truck

A man is behind bars after he stole two trucks and led authorities on a chase in Columbus County, according to the sheriff's office.

NFL postpones Steelers-Titans after 2 more positive tests

The NFL has postponed Sunday’s Pittsburgh Steelers game at Tennessee until later in the season after one additional Titans player and one personnel member tested positive for COVID-19.