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UNC suspends 3 fraternities that feds linked to drug ring

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has suspended three fraternities linked to a drug trafficking ring that federal prosecutors say funneled large amounts of drugs into three college campuses.

South Carolina city passes out Narcan in holiday gift bags

A holiday event of sorts for those in need of a helping hand. While food and supplies were passed out in the town of Lancaster, something else was in the gift bags – Narcan.

Police: 27 pounds of fentanyl found in North Carolina home

Authorities in North Carolina say they've completed one of the largest narcotic seizures in the county, confiscating 27 pounds of the opioid painkiller fentanyl.

Shallotte man gets 14 years on multiple drug charges

Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison on multiple drug charges for which he pleaded guilty in May.

North Carolina man convicted in 2017 heroin death

A North Carolina man has been convicted of providing heroin in 2017 to a man who died of an overdose.

Texas baby with injection marks, positive heroin test, dies

Police say a 2-month-old girl who tested positive for heroin after being found unresponsive with injection marks at a West Texas home over the weekend has died.

North Carolina mother charged in daughter’s fatal overdose

A North Carolina sheriff's office has upgraded charges filed against a woman accused of providing methamphetamine and fentanyl-laced heroin to her 14-year-old daughter, who died of an overdose.

Oregon could become 1st US state to decriminalize hard drugs

In what would be a first in the U.S., possession of small amounts of heroin, cocaine, LSD and other hard drugs could be decriminalized in Oregon under a ballot measure that voters are deciding on in Tuesday’s election.

Brunswick County man in jail under $2M bond for numerous drug charges

A man is in the Brunswick County jail under a $2 million bond for numerous drug charges.

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.