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Governor Cooper talks effort to tackle opioid drug abuse at Coastal Horizon’s dinner

The Governor updated those at the Coastal Horizon's dinner of his administrations efforts to handle the ongoing drug overdose epidemic.

Wilmington mother shares family drug abuse story to help community

A personal story about drugs and alcohol abuse shared with the world. This morning an author spoke at Northeast Regional Library to get the conversation started about the epidemic

Pilot program proposed to help battle opioid epidemic

Opioid abuse is an epidemic millions of people across the country are dealing with and Wilmington is at the forefront.

WWAY INVESTIGATION: Is Narcan helping or hurting opioid epidemic?

Opioid abuse is a growing problem across the nation and Wilmington is at the top of the list.

Wilmington Treatment Center expands to fight drug epidemic

Wilmington is no stranger to drug overdoses, according to a study by Castlight Health it is ranked number one for opioid abuse in the nation.

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Authorities use pear to entice, capture escaped emu

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CCSO: Detective fires shots to stop fugitive driving toward them in stolen truck

A man is behind bars after he stole two trucks and led authorities on a chase in Columbus County, according to the sheriff's office.

NFL postpones Steelers-Titans after 2 more positive tests

The NFL has postponed Sunday’s Pittsburgh Steelers game at Tennessee until later in the season after one additional Titans player and one personnel member tested positive for COVID-19.