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Man who went viral for buying $540 worth of Girl Scout cookies arrested in drug bust

Detric McGowan was arrested Tuesday morning by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.

Trump’s shutdown proposal faces uncertain fate in Senate

President Donald Trump's proposal to reopen the government, sweetened with immigration provisions aimed at mollifying Democrats but which have alienated some conservatives, is headed for Senate action, its prospects uncertain.

Nightclub owner accused of having meth mailed to his home

The owner of Ibiza Nightclub is accused of having methamphetamine mailed to his home.

Whiteville PD, DEA to host drug drop-off this weekend

Whiteville Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are joining forces to collect expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

WHY IT MATTERS: Opioid epidemic

More Americans are dying from opioids than at any time in recent history, with overdose deaths hitting a peak of 28,000 in 2014. That amounts to 78 Americans dying from an opioid overdose every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

DEA reclassification of marijuana could have major impact on medical uses

Federal authorities have announced that they are reviewing the possibility of loosening the classification of marijuana, and if this happens, it could have a far-reaching impact on how the substance is used in medical settings, experts said.

State laws working to keep down synthetic drug use

video First it was "Spice." Then it was bath salts. Now some folks are using what is advertised as a lady bug attractant to get high. But how easy is it to get your hands on the new synthetic drug "Amped" here in the Cape Fear?

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Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

Common mistakes to avoid when voting absentee

Nearly 20,000 absentee ballots requested and almost 7,500 ballots returned and approved in Brunswick County with two weeks away from the beginning of early voting.

Carolina Beach requests permit to bring back wheelchair-friendly mats

The Town of Carolina Beach and a local organization are both still pushing to bring back wheelchair-accessible beach mats.