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Shallotte shopping center expected to open in spring 2021

The Town of Shallotte is making progress on a project that has been a year in the making. A new shopping center is being built right off Main Street, attracting some big-name stores.

Police investigating social media posts involving serial rapist near UNCW

Wilmington police are actively investigating social media posts regarding a serial rapist in the area of UNCW. 

Shallotte breaks ground on long-awaited riverwalk project

The Town of Shallotte celebrated the groundbreaking of the long-awaited riverwalk project.

Pender County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Burgaw

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Burgaw Thursday afternoon.

New Hanover GOP fixes error on ‘Wilmington for Trump 2020’ billboard

A campaign billboard in downtown Wilmington supporting the re-election campaign of President Donald Trump got lots of people questioning who paid for its placement. 

ISS resupply rocket launch will be visible in North Carolina tonight

People in North Carolina, including the coast, looking skyward will catch a glimpse of the rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station.

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.

COVID-19 assistance available for farmers market operators and local food hubs

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

Too little, too late? Bar owners react to Gov. Cooper’s Phase 3

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.