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Jesus Ministries Church and Outreach holds donation drive

Jesus Ministries Church and Outreach held a donation drive at Cambridge Village, making it easier for Cambridge Village's senior residents to donate.

Bladenboro gets 900K federal grant to revitalize downtown business district

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $900,000 grant to support the economic revitalization of the downtown Bladenboro business district.

New Hanover County fire station rededicated following hurricane repairs

New Hanover County Fire Rescue rededicated Fire Station 12, located on US-421 North, on Thursday in a ceremony with local officials and fire rescue personnel.

Oak Island awarded $10M for emergency expenses to protect dunes damaged by Hurricane Florence

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved more than $10 million to help the Town of Oak Island with emergency expenses to protect its natural dune system and berms damaged by Hurricane Florence in 2018.

$31M contract awarded to repair hurricane-damaged federal courthouse in downtown Wilmington

A $31 million contract has been awarded to repair the Alton Lennon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in downtown Wilmington that was heavily damaged in 2018 by Hurricane Florence.

Southport’s City Dock undergoing major repairs

he City of Southport says the reconstruction of the City Dock is official underway 

Artist to paint third mural on Whiteville Mural Trail on Friday

The Whiteville Rotary Club is adding its newest addition to the Whiteville Mural Trail.

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.

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office hosting career fair on Saturday

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is holding a career expo this weekend.

$9M settlement for 2 men wrongfully sent to death row

Lawyers representing two former North Carolina sheriff's deputies have agreed to a $9 million settlement with two half brothers who spent decades behind bars after being wrongfully convicted in the killing of an 11-year-old girl.

Videos show detail of death of inmate at South Carolina jail

In newly released video of the January death of a South Carolina inmate with a history of mental health issues, deputies are seen deploying stun guns repeatedly, kneeling on the man’s neck and back, before he stops moving.

Gov. Cooper lifts capacity & social distancing rules, and most mask mandates

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday announced that the state is completely lifting all mandatory capacity, gathering limits and social distancing requirements, effective immediately.