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Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman: ‘Even as we grieved, we grew.’

Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman summoned images dire and triumphant Wednesday as she called out to the world “even as we grieved, we grew” in her poem “The Hill We Climb.”

Mega Millions ticket worth $10,000 sold in Southport

While no one won the Mega Millions jackpot in Tuesday night's drawing, one person who bought a ticket in Southport is $10,000 richer.

Next up: $730M Powerball prize after no Mega Millions winner

Thanks to math and bad luck, lottery players have another shot at a giant jackpot as a $730 million Powerball prize is on the line.

Oklahoma judge orders ‘Tiger King’ zoo to turn over big cats

The new owners of an Oklahoma zoo featured in Netflix’s “Tiger King” documentary have been ordered to turn over all the lion and tiger cubs and their mothers to the federal government.

NASCAR to hold pre-race Daytona 500 concert with Luke Combs

NASCAR will attempt some normalcy at the season-opening Daytona 500 with a live pre-race concert featuring country music star Luke Combs.

‘Don’t feed the homeless’: Sign in window of business sparks controversy in community

A picture is worth a thousand words and this one posted on the Facebook page of Gulliver’s World Goods is sparking controversy.

South Carolina town bans sleeping in public spaces

A South Carolina beach town has banned sleeping in public spaces.

Oscar Mayer hiring team to drive Wienermobile

Kraft Heinz is looking for a team of so-called "hotdoggers" to drive the 27-foot orange and yellow vehicle across the country.

SC state parks offer mountains to sea virtual field trips

South Carolina state parks are offering virtual field trips to students who can’t travel in person.

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NHL postpones two additional Carolina Hurricanes games

RALEIGH, NC (AP)--The NHL has postponed games for the Carolina Hurricanes through “at least” Saturday after five Hurricanes players have been placed on the...

3 dead in helicopter crash in New York, National Guard says

Three National Guard members on a routine training flight have been killed in a helicopter crash in a western New York town.

Podcast explores what community means through diverse voices

A local podcast is telling a community's story from perspectives who don't often get a voice.

UNCW students return for first day of classes

Today was the first day of spring semester classes for the Seahawks, and this semester, UNCW approached COVID-19 safety protocols head on.