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Volunteers deliver more than 800 Valentine’s Day meals

People often volunteer during the holidays or after a disaster, but the under-served members of our community need help all year long.

North Topsail Beach continues sand dune restoration

North Topsail Beach is still repairing damages from Hurricane Florence more than two years after the storm struck eastern North Carolina.

New apartment complex brings hope for Fair Bluff’s future

A Columbus County town is still recovering years after being devastated by hurricanes Matthew and Florence. However, there are signs of new life coming to Fair Bluff.

Pender charity serves tens of thousands of food insecure locals

A Burgaw charity helped 23,351 families in need last year.

Parkway Hyundai awards new car to Wilmington police officer

A hometown hero was honored for his commitment to the community with a car on Monday.

Wilmington replants trees in areas hit hard by Hurricane Florence

Contractors were out in Wilmington on Friday planting trees in areas hit hard by Hurricane Florence.

Coastal North Carolina cities fed up with boat abandonment, working on a solution

One problem has plagued North Carolina's waterways for years, particularly after Hurricane Florence: abandoned boats.

NCDOT receives $2.58M for Hurricane Florence-related road and culvert repair in Brunswick County

The State of North Carolina and FEMA has approved $2.58 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Transportation for Hurricane Florence-related road and culvert repair in Brunswick County.

Hurricanes stay stronger longer after landfall than in past

A new study finds that hurricanes are staying stronger longer after striking land than they did decades ago, and that means more destruction inland.

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: First responders save woman falling off Wrightsville Beach parking deck

A body camera video shows the moments first responders rescued a woman from falling more than 40 feet off a parking deck.

More federal coronavirus relief funds debated by NC House

North Carolina legislators are working on how to distribute more money from the federal government’s most recent coronavirus relief package.

Goodbye gas: Volvo to make only electric vehicles by 2030

Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030. But if you want one, you’ll have to buy it online.

Woman allege sexual misconduct against North Carolina GOP lawmaker

Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn is facing allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct by several women who say he put them in uncomfortable situations when he was a college student.