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Drone operators challenge surveyors’ turf in mapping dispute

Here's another industry being disrupted by technology: Licensed surveyors are objecting to maps that combine drone images with property lines.

NCDOT conducts first bridge inspection using drone

The N.C. Department of Transportation has another new tool to help make our roadways safer: Drones.

NCDOT becomes first to be cleared to use drones for bridge inspections

Drones are the NC Department of Transportation’s newest tool in maintaining the safety of the state’s bridges and other infrastructure.

Walmart testing drones for deliveries in Fayetteville

Walmart has launched a pilot program using drones to deliver groceries and household essentials in a North Carolina city.

Librarian uses drones to deliver books to kids

When schools, theaters, amusement parks and libraries around the country closed due to coronavirus, kids were left with few activities to keep them busy.

Wilmington City Council discusses COVID-19 budget impacts, drones for WPD

Besides discussing the coronavirus' impacts on the City of Wilmington's budget and extending the state of emergency through Friday, Wilmington City Council also heard from Interim Police Chief Donny Williams at a meeting Tuesday night, who requested coronavirus grant funds to purchase drones.

Wilmington food truck uses drone to deliver food to customer

CheeseSmith Food Truck in Wilmington recently used a drone to deliver an order to a customer.

CVS, UPS make history with drone prescription drug delivery in NC

The future has arrived in Wake County as UPS and CVS delivered prescription medication by drone for the first time anywhere in the country.

Neighbors bothered by drones flying near their houses late at night

People in one Greensboro neighborhood are complaining about drones flying late at night close to their homes.

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World War I living history event at N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport

The N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport to host a living history weekend Sept. 18-19 featuring reenactors, authors and documentarians highlighting the World War I era.

Leland woman says metal object fell from bridge, hit her car, NCDOT responds

A Leland woman says she had a "final destination moment" when driving under the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation is responding.

Town of Leland to pay developers $140k to speed up home construction

The Town of Leland will give developers of a new subdivision $140,400 to speed up construction.

Wilmington event raises $90k for Make-A-Wish, features celebrity guest

An event in Wilmington on Thursday raising money for a good cause more than doubled its donation goal, thanks to the help of a celebrity guest.