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Officials say small plane crashed in Bladenboro

According to Bladen County Emergency Director Bradley Kinlaw, a small single engine plane went down near the Bladenboro airport.

Pilot killed in plane crash outside of Whiteville

One person died when a small plane crashed Tuesday morning outside of Whiteville.

Police say 2 killed in jet crash near New York

Police say that two crew members have been killed in a jet crash near a small airport outside New York City.

American Eagle jet hits deer on takeoff, returns to Charlotte airport

Authorities say an American Eagle flight struck a deer shortly after taking off from Charlotte Douglas International Airport, forcing it to turn around and abort a flight to Gulfport, Mississippi.

Drone use limited over safety concerns for largest Dolphin Dip in Surf City

The Town of Surf City is preparing for one of the biggest events of the year and with that comes some concern over drone activity.

Clinton on Trump: ‘We owe him an open mind and a chance to lead’

Hillary Clinton has delivered what are expected to be her final remarks of the presidential election after a devastating loss to Donald Trump.

Drone operators seek permission to fly out of direct sight

As thousands of commercial drones take to the skies under new Federal Aviation Administration rules, some small operators are pursuing a coveted exemption that would allow them to fly where they can't be seen by the pilot.

New Samsung phone battery being evaluated amid fire risk

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is set to evaluate the battery that Samsung is using in replacement Note7 smartphones, after previous batteries were found to have a fault which is believed to have caused some to catch fire.

FAA warns airline passengers not to use Samsung smartphone

Aviation safety officials took the extraordinary step of warning airline passengers not to turn on or charge a new-model Samsung smartphone during flights following numerous reports of the devices catching fire.

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Too little, too late? Bar owners react to Gov. Cooper’s Phase 3

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

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

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

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.