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Dunn considers ban of sagging pants

Sagging pants may be on the way out in Dunn. Dunn City Council plans an ordinance to ban saggy pants.

Commissioners react to mounting criticism of voting down contraceptive funding; Barfield: a colossal mistake

video Criticism of the New Hanover County Commission's vote against accepting a family planning grant has reached the state level, and now the board wants to reconsider.

ACLU-NC criticizes New Hanover Commissioners for rejecting reproductive health grant for women

The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina today criticized the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners for voting Monday to reject a state grant that would have funded reproductive health care and family planning services for women.

Groups praise court’s decision on NC prayer case

Backers of a lawsuit over Christian prayers before Forsyth County commission meetings are praising a US Supreme Court decision not to hear an appeal of a judge's order prohibiting the practice.

Opposition voiced against Charlotte protest rules

Some opponents of protest-limiting ordinances in Charlotte got a police response for overstaying their turn at a microphone.

Charlotte proposes cracking down on DNC protesters

North Carolina's largest city is hearing from the public on new ideas by Charlotte police and city attorneys to limit protesters during this year's Democratic National Convention.

US judge blocks NC ‘Choose Life’ plates for now

A federal judge is putting a temporary halt to North Carolina's plans to allow people to purchase anti-abortion license plates.

NC ACLU sues over ‘Choose Life’ license plates

The state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to prevent production of North Carolina's new anti-abortion "Choose Life" license plates.

Groups want info on concert dustup at Fort Bragg

Two civil liberties groups are asking the Army for information on Fort Bragg's handling of a Christian concert last fall and a secular-themed event that was canceled by organizers.

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World War I living history event at N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport

The N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport to host a living history weekend Sept. 18-19 featuring reenactors, authors and documentarians highlighting the World War I era.

Leland woman says metal object fell from bridge, hit her car, NCDOT responds

A Leland woman says she had a "final destination moment" when driving under the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation is responding.

Town of Leland to pay developers $140k to speed up home construction

The Town of Leland will give developers of a new subdivision $140,400 to speed up construction.

Wilmington event raises $90k for Make-A-Wish, features celebrity guest

An event in Wilmington on Thursday raising money for a good cause more than doubled its donation goal, thanks to the help of a celebrity guest.