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Jacksonville gets nearly $5M for Florence relief

A North Carolina city has received almost $5 million to help with disaster relief from Hurricane Florence.

Plane carrying 143 people slides off runway into Florida river

A plane carrying 143 people slid off the runway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville and into the nearby St. John's River on Friday night, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Department said.

Christina Koch tweets about seeing NC coast from space for first time

Christina Koch, the Jacksonville native and NC State graduate currently working at the International Space Station, said she saw the NC coast from space for the first time on Monday.

FEMA approves nearly $1.7M to repair damage to Onslow Memorial Hospital

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $1.7 million to repair damage to Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville as a result of Hurricane Florence.

Florida police officer jailed on child rape charge

Authorities say a Florida police officer faces rape charges after an image of a nude girl was found on his cellphone.

NASA astronaut, NC native ready for first space flight in March

NASA astronaut and North Carolina native Christina Koch is about to embark on her first space flight.

Zookeeper hospitalized after she’s struck by rhino horn

A zookeeper in Jacksonville, Florida, was taken to the hospital after she was struck by a rhino horn Tuesday.

Jacksonville Chick-fil-A worker gets $25,000 surprise scholarship

To kick off Chick-fil-A’s 2019 scholarship announcement, Corryn Barnes, a restaurant team member at the Chick-fil-A Jacksonville Mall, was surprised by Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy with a $25,000 scholarship for her college education.

Two charged in shooting, stabbing of Wilmington man

Two men wanted in connection with a Sunday shooting and stabbing of a Wilmington man surrendered Tuesday.

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