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Murder trial begins for Wilmington boat shop owner

The trial for a Wilmington man accused of shooting and killing a man in Bladen County is set to start Monday, according to the District Attorney's office.

Two teens stranded in the ocean rescued by a boat named ‘Amen’

When two local teens skipped school for a beach senior skip day, their adventure turned into a fight for their lives, and their savior was heaven-sent. 

Murder trial set for Wilmington boat shop owner charged in deadly shooting

The District Attorney’s Office has announced the trial date for a Wilmington boat shop owner charged with murder in connection with a 2017 shooting in Bladen County.

Crew survives shrimp trawler wreck off North Carolina coast

Three crew members of a shrimp trawler that wrecked off the coast of North Carolina have been found alive.

New Hanover sheriff’s office adding new boat to fleet

Anyone who frequents the Masonboro Island Fourth of July bash has seen the sheriff’s office’s boat fleet -- hopefully from a distance. Next summer that fleet will have a new member, thanks to a federal grant.

For $2,800, you can be buried in a fishing boat casket

Instead of traditional caskets, an Arkansas-based company last year began offering boat-shaped ones with camouflage-patterned interiors as a final resting place.

2 men found clinging to debris 7 miles from capsized boat off NC coast

Two men who went missing after their boat capsized in the Pamlico Sound Tuesday were found safe Wednesday morning.

No need to call 911, this car is supposed to be driving in a lake

It’s not all that unusual to see around Badin Lake. The light blue colored automobile regularly drives from land, right into the lake, without a second glance from some people.

Brunswick County begins collecting abandoned boats

Brunswick County has begun its effort to rid its waterways of abandoned boats.

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.