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State awards $4.3M to Cape Fear Regional Jetport for expansion project

The Cape Fear Regional Jetport was recently awarded more than $4 million for a safety and airfield improvement project.

Three area airports receive state funding for improvement projects

The NC Board of Transportation recently approved state and federal grants for safety and airfield improvement projects at 10 North Carolina airports, three of which are in the Cape Fear region.

Cape Fear man wins first ever Aviation Professional of the Year Award

Howie Franklin, Cape Fear Regional Jetport Manager, is the first ever recipient of the Willard G. Plentl Aviation Professional of the Year Award.

Firemen train to respond to airport emergencies

Some Cape Fear firefighters are in the middle of specialized training this week to make sure they can respond to even the most rare emergency.

‘Be The One’ fundraiser to raise awareness of suicide in Cape Fear

Be the One is a unique charity event designed to bring awareness to the damage suicide does to the local community.  This Saturday you can 'be the one' to help at a party at the Cape Fear Regional Jetport in Southport.

Cape Fear Regional Jetport receives funding for development project

In its May meeting, the state Board of Transportation approved state and federal grants for projects to bolster the economy and improve safety at nine North Carolina airports.

FAA investigating after Fort Bragg soldier dies in ‘freak’ skydiving accident

A "freak skydiving accident" in Brunswick County has the Federal Aviation Administration investigating the death of a Fort Bragg soldier.

Soldier dies in skydiving accident at Brunswick airport

Police say Sgt. 1st Class Justin Goff of the United States Army died in a skydiving accident Sunday.

Former Air Force One flight attendant shares memories of Barbara Bush

As former First Lady Barbara Bush reportedly enjoyed some bourbon the night before she died, Howie Franklin remembers her preferred beverage.

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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.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.