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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.

Sheriff’s office gets $15K grant to buy drones for rescue efforts

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office recently received a Duke Energy grant to buy two drones to support rescue efforts in the event of natural disasters such as hurricanes and tornadoes.

UPS gets government approval to become a drone airline

UPS says it has won government approval to run a drone airline, a first for a U.S. company, and it plans to expand deliveries on hospital campuses and eventually other industries.

North Carolina seeks public comment on use of drones

The state Transportation Department wants to hear from North Carolina residents about what they think of drones.

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COVID-19 assistance for farmers market operators and local food hubs

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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.