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Tropical Storm Elsa turns fun in the sun to fun indoors

With so many outdoor activities across the Cape Fear, tourists took museums and the aquarium by storm.

Vacationers brave the beaches during tropical storm

Throughout the day, harsh winds and periods of heavy rain didn't stop some people from getting out and about.

National Seashell Day: How to make your hunt a success

National Seashell Day is today! If you’d like to collect some seashells from our shoreline, here's a hint for your hunt.

Myrtle Beach announces traffic plans for Carolina Country Music Festival

The event is expected to attract thousands of concert-goers each day, according to officials.

As COVID-19 restrictions fade, Wilmington-area beaches see return of East Coast tourists

Out-of-towners coming from about 10 hours away are vital in the region’s growing popularity. Many beaches are seeing spikes as COVID-19 restrictions lift.

Pack your patience: Traffic picks up entering Memorial Day weekend

Friday kicks off the unofficial start to the summer, and many places are already noticing heavier traffic.

Hotels see bookings skyrocket for Memorial Day weekend

As the mask restrictions loosen, many men and women are vacationing for the first time in over a year.

SC Statehouse beach fight: Should towns have free parking?

The latest round in the longtime fight between people in South Carolina who can afford to live at the beach and people who want to visit is over free beach parking.

Crowds swarm Oak Island over Labor Day weekend

A month after being devastated by Hurricane Isaias, Oak Island is seeing beach-goers return

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8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.

New Hanover Co. Schools sees significant decrease in suspension rates

The New Hanover County Board of Education held its first meeting since a lawsuit was filed against the board at the Sheriff's Office after unmasked protesters were denied entry to a school board meeting. 

Southwest: We won’t put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave

Southwest Airlines will let unvaccinated employees keep working past early December instead of putting them on unpaid leave if they apply for an exemption on medical or religious grounds.

New Hanover County puts surplus property on sale to non-profits, then general public

Any remaining property will be offered for sale to the public starting Friday, October 29, 2021, through Monday, November 15, 2021, using GOVDEALS.