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Community rallies around brewery owner fighting life-changing disease

The Wilmington community is rallying around one of its own who is currently in the hospital fighting a serious disease.

Over $700K raised for slain boy’s funeral in North Carolina

More than $700,000 has been raised for the funeral service of a slain 5-year-old boy in North Carolina whose death has captured national attention.

NC State students launch GoFundMe to help fund 3D printing of prosthetic devices for children in need

An NC State student-run organization, The Helping Hand Project, started a GoFundMe with a goal of $2,000. The funds would help them continue their mission of using 3-D printing to provide recreational prosthetic devices to those in need.

Preschoolers go to recess moments before car crashes into classroom

A group of preschool teachers and kids are counting their blessings after a day that could have ended much differently.

GoFundMe exceeds goal to raise money for blue-green algae awareness

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up for the family who suffered the loss of their three dogs after swimming in a pond contaminated with blue-green algae.

Family creates GoFundMe for man who died rescuing children

There have been several drownings and other water related deaths this summer off the Carolina Coast.

Woman pleads guilty to GoFundMe scam involving homeless man

A New Jersey woman pleaded guilty to her role in concocting a feel-good tale about a homeless man rescuing her from the side of a highway and scamming 14,000 donors out of $400,000 in GoFundMe contributions.

Homeless ‘good Samaritan’ gets probation in GoFundMe scam

The homeless veteran who admitted to conspiring with a New Jersey couple in a GoFundMe scam that raised more than $400,000 was sentenced Friday to five years' probation.

Homeless man charged in GoFundMe scheme pleads guilty

A homeless man charged with engaging in a GoFundMe scheme has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering in federal court.

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Oak Island Lighthouse to replace beacon for first time in more than 60 years

The Oak Island Lighthouse is set to get an updated look. It was built in 1958 and was once the brightest lighthouse in the country.

Bald Head Island officers fired in 2014 awarded $700k in lawsuit

A federal judge has sided with four former Bald Head Island Public Safety Officers who filed a lawsuit after they were fired six years ago.

NC audit questions monitoring of virus funds for education

State Auditor Beth Wood's office says North Carolina’s education department has failed to monitor sufficiently whether over $140 million in federal coronavirus relief money was used properly or met its intended purposes.

Mayor declares Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day

Mayor Bill Saffo has declared Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day.