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Popular Surf City restaurant closes due to lack of workers

A Surf City landmark of almost two decades is closed.

Retired teacher uses her farm in Whiteville to teach the science behind farming

From growing minds to growing crops, a retired science teacher turned farmer is using her farm as a learning environment for people in Columbus County.

Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Tourism encouraging residents to shop local

This week, Columbus County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism is recognizing Small Business Week, with the campaign “Keep It ColumbUS”.

Governor Cooper visits Wilmington, continues to encourage people to get vaccinated

Governor Roy Cooper paid a visit to the Port City on Thursday to tour the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center vaccine site in Wilmington.

Wrightsville Beach native competes on ABC’s new summer series ‘The Ultimate Surfer’

A surfer from Wrightsville Beach is riding his way onto a national TV show.

Law enforcement increases patrols at Wilmington park following shooting

People are returning to a popular Wilmington park and law enforcement is stepping up patrols where shots rang out Wednesday evening on a basketball court. 

Hoggard High’s spirit rocks repainted after controversial statements appear on it

Controversial statements recently painted on the spirit rock at Hoggard High School in Wilmington raised concerns for some parents, which were brought up during a school board meeting this week.

Sheriff: Army trainee arrested after hijacking school bus in South Carolina

A Fort Jackson trainee is in custody after allegedly hijacking a South Carolina elementary school bus with 18 children on board, authorities said.

Wilmington trio busted in retail theft ring spanning across state lines, police say

Wilmington police say the department has arrested three people in connection to a retail theft ring with crimes spanning across two states.

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Missing 20-year-old man found dead

The Wilmington Police Department reported a man missing earlier this week, has been found dead.

Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88

Price was known for such hits as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” and “Stagger Lee.”

Plans for George Floyd Memorial Center in downtown Raleigh formally unveiled

George Floyd's family wants to associate his name with a path to progress for local young people, through a proposed memorial center in his name.

Rocky Point woman celebrates her 100th birthday

Today, One Pender County woman celebrated a milestone, her 100th birthday.