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43rd Annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament begins Thursday at Dutchman Creek Park

The U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament is on again this year! The 43rd annual fishing tournament is kicking off Thursday, running through Saturday.

Hurricane Ida 9 days later: 430K still without power

Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in Louisiana, most of them outside New Orleans, still didn’t have power Tuesday.

Major wildfires threatening towns in Montana, California

Wildfires in Montana threatened rural towns and ranchland, and victims of a California blaze returned to their incinerated town even as the region faced another round of dangerous weather.

Alaska quake damage could have been much worse, experts say

The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled Alaska's largest city cracked roads and collapsed highway ramps, but there were no reports of widespread catastrophic damage or collapsed buildings.

Belville town leaders update storm damage relief efforts at open forum

The town gave neighbors a chance tonight to voice their concerns of what went right and wrong during Florence.

Small business denied help from SBA after Hurricane Florence

Businesses are still trying to find their footing after Hurricane Florence. But others are struggling to get help from the small business administration.

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CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.

Woman facing attempted arson charges in incident at Smithfield Foods in Bladen County

A Lumberton woman is facing several charges stemming from an incident at the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, Latasha Rena Bittle, 26, allegedly threw a plastic jug with accelerants onto a break area canopy on October 12.