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New apartment complex brings hope for Fair Bluff’s future

A Columbus County town is still recovering years after being devastated by hurricanes Matthew and Florence. However, there are signs of new life coming to Fair Bluff.

Fair Bluff slowly rebuilding four years after Hurricane Matthew

Thursday marks the four year anniversary of Hurricane Matthew, the storm that turned one southeastern North Carolina town into a ghost town.

Fair Bluff still struggling 3 years after Hurricane Matthew

Tuesday marks three years since Hurricane Matthew. More than $1 billion in state and federal money has been spent on recovery, but many are still struggling.

Still recovering from floods, Fair Bluff to lose major employer

Fair Bluff Mayor Billy Hammond believes the plant is part of the life blood of the community.

State tax credit proposed for repair of historic buildings damaged during natural disasters

A newly proposed tax credit could provide relief for historic home owners hit by Florence and even Matthew.

Cooper checks on Matthew recovery, but again won’t meet with Fair Bluff residents

Gov. Roy Cooper will be in Columbus and Robeson counties today to check in on Hurricane Matthew recovery.

Fair Bluff considering big cat sanctuary for old Ford property

It's an idea Fair Bluff leaders hope has some bite: turning the site of the old Ford dealership on Main Street into a home for lions and tigers.

Governor promises town will not be forgotten

Fair Bluff is not forgotten. That's the message Governor Roy Cooper delivered when he came to Columbus County this afternoon.

‘Help is on the way’: Cooper tours Matthew’s lasting impact in Fair Bluff

Governor Roy Cooper was in the region Wednesday to get a personal perspective areas still feeling the impact left behind from Hurricane Matthew and see what he can do to help.

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FUN: Children’s Museum of Wilmington Mud Day

The event will be June 25 and 26 from 9a.m. to 12p.m. 

New Hanover County inspector provides insight into Miami building collapse

A deadly apartment building collapse in Florida has many asking what caused the tragedy, and a local building inspector is offering some perspective.

Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.