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Former local standout & MLB star Trot Nixon remembers the life & career of Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron's death has lead to an outpouring of reactions from many active and former Major League Baseball players, including one right here in the Cape Fear. 

Atlanta comforts Hurricane Dorian evacuees with free services

News outlets say Atlanta Motor Speedway and the Atlanta Braves are offering free services to residents from mandatory evacuation areas throughout Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.

UNCW’s Evan Phillips makes MLB debut

Former UNCW standout pitcher Evan Phillips made his major league debut this evening for the Atlanta Braves against the New York Yankees.

Body found in beer cooler at Atlanta Braves stadium before game

The body of a third-party contractor has been found inside a beer cooler at SunTrust Park.

Powerful image shows Braves fan holding umbrella for Marine Corps JROTC member

A photo from an Atlanta Braves game is going viral online. The photo did not capture the action of the game, but instead, a random act of kindness on Memorial Day.

West Columbus HS grad, former Braves player Otis Nixon reported missing

Former Atlanta Braves outfielder Otis Nixon is missing.

The Latest: Police say missing ex-Braves player found safe

Police in the greater Atlanta area say former Atlanta Braves player Otis Nixon, who went missing over the weekend, has been located.

Four Diamond Hawks among MLB draft picks

Three more UNCW players were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft Saturday. That brought the total number of Diamond Hawks picked to four in this year's draft.

Ballpark referendum strikes out

videoAfter several months of campaigning both for and against building a ballpark in the Port City, results are in, and voters overwhelmingly said no. Seventy percent of Wilmington voters decided against the city building a $37 million ballpark.

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Jury convicts Brunswick County man of 2017 murder

A Brunswick County man has been found guilty of a 2017 murder. 

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. 

NCDHHS says 50% of NC adults vaccinated against COVID-19

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says more than 50% of adults 18 and older in the state have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Part of River Road closed due to gas leak in New Hanover County

A portion of River Road in New Hanover County is closed due to a gas leak.