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Bridge dedication for former Brunswick County commissioner being held Friday

The Interstate 140 bridge over U.S. 74/76 in Brunswick County will now bear the name “William M. Sue Bridge.” 

Two NC lawmakers who contract COVID were on same hunting trip

Senate Rules Committee Chairman Bill Rabon of Brunswick County has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office.

Friends remember Judge Ola Lewis and her impact on community

Senior Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis died after losing her two year battle with a rare form of liver cancer.

Hose manufacturer to invest $7.9 million in Pender County

Polyhose Inc., an industrial hose manufacturer, will create more than 50 jobs in Pender County, Governor Roy Cooper announced Tuesday.

Craft brewers, wholesalers lift glass to distribution deal

Small North Carolina brewers and alcohol wholesalers raised glasses on Thursday to what they call a legislative compromise that allows small breweries to keep control of their products longer as they grow.

GOP lawmakers want civil rights panel appointment withdrawn

North Carolina Republican lawmakers want Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to withdraw his recent appointee to a state civil rights panel because of a past social media post comparing law enforcement officers to terrorists.

GenX remains in focus nearly one year later, multiple bills filed

It's been almost a year since we learned about GenX in the Cape Fear River.

Republicans agree on how to address little-known chemicals

North Carolina legislative Republicans say they've worked out an agreement to expand work and funding to clean up, contain and evaluate unregulated industrial chemicals like the one a plant dumped for decades into the Cape Fear River.

County leaders, lawmakers tour pilot reverse osmosis system

Brunswick County leaders and state lawmakers saw first hand the work of a pilot RO system at the Northwest Water Treatment Plant.

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Comedian Ron White returning to the Wilson Center in January

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College says Ron White returns to Wilmington on January 8, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Jordan’s 1984 sneakers sell for nearly $1.5 million

A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.

9-foot gator taken away on ‘leash’ after stroll through Sunset Beach neighborhood

Police along the North Carolina coast had to “walk” a large alligator to the pond after the reptile was spotted roaming a neighborhood.

Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.