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HOT DEMAND: Winter calls for increase in firewood sales

As the Cape Fear braces for colder temperatures, firewood distributors are bustling with business.

Vitamin C? No wet hair outside? What actually works to prevent kids’ colds

Sniffles and sneezes are hard for kids to avoid this time of year. While parents do their best to prevent children from getting sick, some of the precautions they take may not be helping.

NOAA: April was the coldest in more than 20 years for many

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that last month was the coldest April in more than two decades for the contiguous United States.

Rome blanketed by snow as Arctic storm sets European records

The Arctic storm dubbed the "Beast from the East" set record temperatures across much of Europe on Monday and brought a rare snowstorm to Rome, paralyzing the city and giving its residents an unusual chance to ski, sled and build snowmen in its famous parks and piazzas.

It’s so cold in parts of Russia that eyelashes are freezing

Temperatures in parts of the Siberian region of Yakutia have dropped to minus 67 degrees Celsius, prompting even eyelashes to freeze.

New Hanover Co. firefighters donate more than 150 coats to schools

On cold winter days there are some kids in the area who don't have jackets to wear and stay warm. A group of firefighters have stepped in to make a difference in the community.

Man witnessed ‘patient dumping’ outside Baltimore hospital in frigid temperatures

Overnight, Imamu Baraka was walking past a Baltimore hospital when he noticed something he says he’ll never forget. The hospital’s security guards had just wheeled a patient to a bus stop, and in the freezing temperatures they left her there. The only thing she had on was a hospital gown.

Red Cross to hold blood drive after lack of donations during winter weather

The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive in Scotts Hill next week to make up for the lack of donations during the winter weather.

Authorities investigate after abandoned, pregnant dog freezes to death

Wayne County Animal Control is investigating after a pregnant dog was found frozen to death on the side of the road.

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New Hanover school board decides against Plan A for elementary schools

The New Hanover County school board held a special meeting on Monday to discuss whether or not to allow elementary schools to move to full-time in-person learning.

Flooding continues to be a problem along Canal Drive in Carolina Beach

Flooding is always a major concern along the coast during hurricane season. In Carolina Beach, occasional flooding has been happening over the past several years when there isn't a cloud in the sky.

Snake lands on Mississippi woman as she opens her front door

A woman in Mississippi received a slithering surprise when she got home from work last week: a snake that had been lodged on top of her front door landed on her head.

Sen. Tillis: Trump to extend offshore drilling pause to NC

One of North Carolina's U.S. senators says President Donald Trump told him he'll add North Carolina to a list of states whose coastal waters won’t be subjected to offshore drilling for a decade.