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Family and friends remember a fallen fire fighter

A fire fighter and community leader in the town of Calabash passed away this January. Sunday, his friends and family gathered at a local park to celebrate his life.

UPDATE: US Capitol Police officer on life support dies after suffering stroke following riots, union chair says

A police officer with the U.S. Capitol Police suffered a stroke after being at the Capitol during riots and is now on life support, according to the force's union Chairman Gus Papathanasiou. 

Locals react to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death

Flags across the country were lowered to half staff to honor the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Supreme Court Justice who touched the lives of many here in Wilmington.

Fleetwood Mac blues guitarist Peter Green dies at 73

Lawyers representing the family of Peter Green, the dexterous blues guitarist who led the first incarnation of Fleetwood Mac in a career shortened by psychedelic drugs and mental illness, say he has died.

Hunter charged with negligence in father, daughter’s deaths

Authorities say a man who shot and killed a father and daughter while deer hunting in South Carolina has been arrested.

First Black woman to serve on Greensboro City Council dies

Katie Dorsett, the first Black woman to hold a North Carolina cabinet post as well as on the Greensboro City Council, has died. She was 87.

More than 360 elephants die from mysterious causes in Botswana

More than 360 elephants have died in mysterious circumstances in Botswana in the past three months, according to local conservationists. 

Huge spike in COVID-19 cases overwhelms S. Carolina tracers

South Carolina has set a record for the most COVID-19 deaths reported in a single day with 24.

Atlanta police call out sick over charges in fatal shooting

Atlanta police officers have called out sick to protest the filing of murder charges against an officer who shot a man in the back.

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Some struggle with Myrtle Beach heat, while Midwesterners want to move here because of it

Whether they knew it or not, vacationers in downtown Myrtle Beach braved the area’s hottest day of 2021 Friday, with a heat index expected to reach 110.

After board member tests positive for Covid-19, New Hanover school board to meet virtually

The release didn't say which board member tested positive or who had potentially been exposed.

Distress Bandannas being sold to help raise funds for teen driver safety talks

Teen driver safety is a big concern for many parents of new drivers around the Cape Fear. One organization is setting out to tackle the issue and raise awareness for the cause. 

Pair tried to rob someone at knifepoint in Myrtle Beach, police say

Two people allegedly tried to rob someone at knifepoint Friday in Myrtle Beach, according to warrants.