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Deputies: Drugs & guns seized during probation violation arrest

On Thursday afternoon, the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office and the US Marshals Service arrested 26-year-old Joseph Wayne Hunt in the Buckhead area of Bladen County on a probation violation.

North Carolina nurse’s good ‘fortune’ delivers her $100,000 win

Shiela Davis of Fayetteville won $100 on a $5,000,000 Fortune scratch-off before, but on Monday, the $20 ticket delivered her a $100,000 prize.

Walmart worker tests positive for COVID-19 in Cumberland County, officials say

Cumberland County officials announced Friday that a Fayetteville Walmart worker had tested positive for COVID-19 and that there was possible exposure to customers.

Officials investigate possible meningitis case at NC college

Health officials in North Carolina are investigating a possible case of bacterial meningitis at Methodist University.

Rare brain-eating amoeba kills swimmer days after visit to NC water park

A person from Guilford County has died from a brain-eating amoeba contracted at a water park in North Carolina, according to the state's department of heath.

Refuge from heat available at North Carolina government building

The Fayetteville Observer reports that the Cumberland County DSS is opening its auxiliary lobby to the public on days when the heat index reaches 100 degrees and a heat advisory is issued.

Sheriff rewards NC teen who turned in wallet with $700 inside

Sheriff Ennis Wright paid a visit to Justice Cochrane's school after he turned in a wallet with $700 inside.

NC student asked to ‘cover up’ after teachers found shirt offensive

A Cumberland County student was asked to cover up after teachers found her shirt to be offensive.

NC school system upgrades security at 50 schools

A North Carolina school system plans to finish security upgrades at all 52 public elementary schools before school starts next month.

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Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for device to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

Local seniors to be featured in Wilmington ’60 strong’ Calendar

In a partnership with Wilmington Health, 12 seniors from across the area have been chosen to appear as pin ups in the 2021 Wilmington 60 Strong Calendar. 

Local protesters march for ‘justice’ and ‘change’ after ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

There were protests in Louisville and across the country overnight following the ruling in the death of Breonna Taylor. A protest is happening in downtown Wilmington.

Trump promoting health care ‘vision’ in swing state NC

President Donald Trump is laying out his health care agenda Thursday amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era law he vowed to replace with a much better plan, but never did.