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Boiling Spring Lakes dam project new projected completion date of summer 2025

It's been more than three years since Hurricane Florence destroyed several dams in Boiling Spring Lakes. Now, officials say it could take another three years to get water back in the lakes. 

Beloved Brunswick Co. Deputy EMS Director retires after 24 years

Brunswick County Deputy Emergency Director Scott Garner is retiring after more than 30 years of service.

Interstate 95 widening project hopes to avoid flooding

The N.C. Department of Transportation has signed a $432 million contract this month to rebuild eight miles of Interstate 95 through one county with an eye on eliminating a recurring flooding problem.

Hurricane Florence victim gets new house built by Habitat for Humanity

A Cape Fear woman recently got the keys to a new house with the help from a local nonprofit.

Locals still rebuilding three years after Hurricane Florence

It's been three years since Hurricane Florence battered Southeastern North Carolina, leaving 30 inches of rain and causing dozens of deaths. 

Today marks 3rd anniversary of Hurricane Florence

Tuesday marks the third anniversary of Hurricane Florence which caused extensive flooding and damage across the Cape Fear.

Increased flooding worries Pender County residents

According to one resident, flooding is inevitable in Pender County. But after Hurricane Florence exacerbated conditions, it could turn into a way of life.

Lakeless in Boiling Spring Lakes: city’s hopes of summer on the water dried up

Hope for a summer on the water is drying up for Boiling Spring Lakes residents as the city gets ready to enter its third year of dried lake beds.

3 years since Hurricane Florence burst its dams, will Boiling Spring Lakes get lakes back?

It's been nearly three years since Hurricane Florence drenched Boiling Spring Lakes with 30 inches of rain over four days, bursting four dams and washing away Alton Lennon Drive.

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Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.

Texas drag race driver slams into spectators, killing 2 kids

A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.

Brunswick County paramedic dies after motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.

HAPPENING TODAY: Women’s health event in Wilmington offering breast cancer screenings

New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health are hosting a Women's Health and Wellness event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.