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Hanna officially becomes a Category 1 hurricane

Hurricane Hanna has formed in the Gulf of Mexico as a Category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 75 mph around the eye wall.

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have announced they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project due to delays and “increasing cost uncertainty.”

Watchdog says govt blocking report on Trump-hurricane flap

A government watchdog says the Commerce Department is trying to block the findings of an investigation into the agency's role in rebuking forecasters who contradicted President Donald Trump’s inaccurate claims about the path of Hurricane Dorian last year.

More than 360 elephants die from mysterious causes in Botswana

More than 360 elephants have died in mysterious circumstances in Botswana in the past three months, according to local conservationists. 

Blue Ridge Parkway tourism will have key role in the road to economic recovery

A big part of the local economy's resurgence will ride on a driveable landmark -- the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Adults, kids sat on massive gator to pose for photos before it was euthanized

An alligator believed to be the largest ever captured on Hilton Head Island was euthanized Tuesday.

Small black bear spotted on Wrightsville Beach; officials warn residents and visitors

The Wrightsville Beach Police Department is warning people of a furry visitor seen walking down the beach. 

Sunflowers won’t be planted at Dix Park due to COVID-19 pandemic

Sunflowers will not be planted at Dorthea Dix Park this year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter and cancel plans, the Park confirmed.

Morrisville police officers, firefighters save deer stuck in mud hole

Morrisville police said they are accustomed to saving ducklings from drains, but a deer in a mud hole was one for the books.

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Battleship hosts night-long ghost hunt

This weekend, paranormal investigators met at the North Carolina Battleship for celebrate National Ghost Hunting Day.

Multiple injuries in traffic accident in Southport

The accident happened on Long Beach Road near Faith Boulevard. Fire and EMS are treating those injured.

Swimmer drowns in Surf City

Advanced life support was administered from Pender EMS and Fire and the Surf City Fire Department, but the victim did not survive.

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Trump hailed Barrett as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.