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Court-ordered wall splits 2 NC councilmen after punch thrown

The barrier and a condition that the two men stay more than 20 feet apart were imposed after a town commissioner was convicted of punching an older commissioner in the head.

Grandfather of Jayme Closs insists teen didn’t know kidnapper

The grandfather of a Wisconsin teen abducted during a home invasion that left her parents dead says the suspect had no connection with the family.

Woman says dog saved family after bear broke into her house

The woman says she thought she was going to die when the bear broke in. She yelled to her children to shut their doors.

Jurors slap pork giant Smithfield with $25M for nuisances

More than a half-dozen lawsuits are scheduled for trial this year attacking Virginia-based Smithfield for its open-pit waste handling methods.

Abusive messages show dark side of ‘Star Wars’ fandom

The dark side of "Star Wars" fandom recently reared its head when Kelly Marie Tran, the actress who plays Rose Tico in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," was run off Instagram by misogynistic and racist messages from fans who didn't like her character in the movie.

#MeToo crisis jolts Southern Baptists ahead of key gathering

The Southern Baptists are facing their own #MeToo crisis as the biggest Protestant denomination in the U.S. heads into its annual meeting next week.

Suspected poison gas kills at least 40 in Damascus suburb

In his tweets Sunday, President Trump called Assad an "animal" and delivered a rare personal criticism of Russian President Vladimir Putin for supporting him.

SC state representatives offer secession over guns

The deadline for bills to move from one chamber to the other is April 10.

‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Coco’ and ‘A Fantastic Woman’ win at Oscars

What's different this time around for the 90th Academy Awards.

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Whiteville Dixie Youth Darlings wrap up World Series trip to Virginia

The Whiteville community also deserves praise; they helped raise $15,000 to send the girls and their families to Virginia.

Town of Belville’s vision includes new riverfront downtown development

The Town of Belville is moving forward with plans to expand and attract more visitors as Brunswick County continues to grow.

Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington announces new principal

The Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington has announced that Kate Tayloe will serve as the school's new principal.

Wilmington Police investigating stabbing

Wilmington Police are investigating after one person was stabbed on Alabama Avenue this afternoon.