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Carolina Beach finds new ways to spread holiday cheer despite pandemic

Coronavirus has forced towns and cities to cancel many upcoming holiday events. In Carolina Beach, they are trying to make the most out of a tough situation.

Halloween goes on at the White House with a few twists

With a bit of rejiggering, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump played host Sunday to hundreds of super-heroes, unicorns, skeletons and even a miniature version of themselves as part of a Halloween celebration at the White House.

Camera captures mysterious orb in Florida pastor’s home

The chaplain for the Daytona Beach Police Department has seen a lot in his day, but this is a first.

Scientists remove 98 ‘murder hornets’ in Washington state

Scientists removed 98 so-called murder hornets from a nest discovered near the Canadian border in Washington state over the weekend, including 13 that were captured live in a net.

Atlanta rapper Silento charged with driving 143 mph on I-85

Authorities say Atlanta rapper Silento was arrested Friday and has been accused of driving 143 mph on Interstate 85.

Moon may hold frozen water in more places than suspected

Scientists say the moon's shadowed, frigid nooks and crannies may hold frozen water in more places and in larger quantities than previously suspected.

North Carolina pecan growers expect plentiful crop

After several years of weather-related setbacks, North Carolina pecan growers are reporting a strong crop.

Wedding planner fights for racial equity in North Carolina’s ‘divided’ industry

The wedding industry is a billion-dollar economic driver in North Carolina. But with large-scale events at a standstill because of COVID-19 restrictions, the industry is struggling.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Officer rescues woman from burning car

A California police officer rescued a woman from a burning car.

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Town of Belville talks food trucks, Riverwalk upgrades, Mayfaire-esque town center

BELVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- At a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night, the Town of Belville made a decision regarding the future of food trucks at town events, and town leaders gave an update on repairs to the Brunswick Riverwalk and future plans.

Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.