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UNCW is turning trash into environmentally responsible treasure

But UNCW is turning your trash into environmentally responsible treasure. The university has an onsite recycling compound meant to break down and recycle items county centers can't.

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.

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Two NC lawmakers who contract COVID were on same hunting trip

Senate Rules Committee Chairman Bill Rabon of Brunswick County has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office.

Portion of Wrightsville Ave. closed for emergency sewer repair

A portion of Wrightsville Avenue closed to traffic on Tuesday so crews could make an emergency sewer repair.

Surf City to vote on paid parking again

The Town of Surf City is considering paid parking, again. 

Car chase ends after driver collides with Bladen County sheriff’s deputy

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit and the Community Impact Team (CIT) were in the Bladenboro area on Friday in response to community complaints of narcotics activity.