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Ana not affecting UNCW commencement ceremonies

UNCW leaders say Subtropical Storm Ana will not impact commencement ceremonies today and tomorrow.

NOAA ship takes break from storm in Wilmington

Another ship was docked where the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence usually sits in downtown Wilmington Thursday night.

Storm in Atlantic could impact beach re-nourishment projects

As meteorologists track the system in the Atlantic, town leaders react to the possible impacts to current beach re-nourishment projects.

NC House panel OKs debt option to pay catastrophic claims

The state-sanctioned property insurance program in North Carolina coastal counties could borrow to pay for extreme catastrophic losses from hurricanes in legislation making its way through the General Assembly.

Beach residents react to upcoming storm

Wednesday, in Oak Island there were some people out at the beach, trying to enjoy the weather before it takes a potential turn. The Storm Track 3 weather team is monitoring a system brewing in the tropics that is headed our way.

Hurricane experts meet, talk tropics

Meteorologists are turning their attention to the tropics early in the season, as an area of low pressure organizes near Florida.

Rip currents predicted Friday along coast

The National Weather Service is warning about rip currents along the Carolinas coast.

Drought returns to Southeastern North Carolina

Parts of Brunswick and New Hanover County are again classified under drought status, as rain continues to elude the coast.

Daytona 500 now set for 7 p.m. start

NASCAR president Mike Helton says the Daytona 500 will start Monday night at 7 p.m. Heavy rain soaked Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, forcing NASCAR to postpone the event for the first time in its 54-year history.

Topsail Beach 5:15 p.m.

As smoke moves south, crews make progress on Pender fire

video Waking up this morning you may have smelled or seen smoke where you live. As winds in the Cape Fear region shifted, smoke from the Pender County fires is pushing southward affecting residents down the coast and across the state line.

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Downtown restaurants to bring in outdoor heaters as weather cools down

The chill was in the air at Downtown Alive in Wilmington Friday night, but that didn't stop people from coming out. City Council is voting Wednesday on whether to extend the event until the end of November.

Three Bladen County schools to reopen after closure

Bladen County Schools is happy to announce that Bladenboro Middle, Dublin Primary, and East Arcadia Elementary will reopen and welcome students back into their classrooms on Monday, November 2.

Locals get ready for Halloween 2020

It's the spookiest night of the year. Well, almost--and this year will look a little different.

CDC is lifting cruise ban in US waters

If you're one of those people who have been eagerly awaiting the chance to take a cruise out of US ports, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention released a bit of good news for you on Friday.