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Victim in murder-suicide posted warning on Facebook

The victim of an apparent murder-suicide in Jacksonville warned his family something might happen to him just hours before his death.

Wilmington entrepreneur wins award in wake of Facebook public debut

video Like Mark Zuckerberg, Roy Archambault knows how to harvest a good idea. The same day Facebook went public, Archambault’s Wilmington company DryCase was named Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year by the UNCW Entrepreneurship Center.

Facebook co-founder will deliver lecture at NC State

Facebook co-founder and North Carolina native Chris Hughes is coming back to his home state, where he's scheduled to give a talk on how social media has transformed the state of communications

U.S. Marine faces boot for anti-Obama Facebook posts

A Marine sergeant who started a Facebook group that is openly critical of President Obama and posted comments saying he will not follow the unlawful orders of the commander in chief is facing possible dismissal from the Corps.

19-year-old charged with raping girl he met online

Bladen County Sheriff's deputies have charged a 19-year-old man with raping a child he met online.

‘Kony 2012’ campaign faces generation gap

videoThe international push to find an African warlord is showing the power of social media. Within four days a half-hour film on a charity's mission to raise awareness has generated 50 million viewers online, most of them young people.

Laptop-shooting NC dad saved daughter’s data

The North Carolina father who retaliated for his teenage daughter's Facebook outburst by shooting her laptop has a surprise.

ONLY ON 3: Neighborhoods use Facebook to keep watch

video Neighborhood Watch is nothing new, but technology is changing the way communities get together. In the past year, several Wilmington neighborhood pages have popped up on Facebook, and the trend continues to grow.

ONLY ON 3: Mother says daughter was “attacked” in schoolyard fight

video A schoolyard brawl isn't news, until it hits YouTube allowing the whole world to access the girl fight at Laney High School. Brooke Glisson's mom Emily says her daughter is the victim of the fight and she doesn't want her daughter's future destroyed by someone else's recklessness.

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Walker died Friday of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years.