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South Carolina celebrates lowest US rate of prisoners who return to jail

The Department of Corrections says less than 22% of South Carolina inmates released in 2017 found themselves back in prison within three years.

NC newspaper editor jailed for bringing audio recorder to court

A North Carolina judge sent a small-town newspaper editor to jail after one of his reporters brought an audio recorder to court.

Effort to keep pregnant NC prisoners healthy limits shackles

There’s a bipartisan effort to better care for pregnant North Carolina prisoners and jail inmates before and after they deliver their babies.

Plans for new $32M jail presented to Pender County commissioners

In addition to an update on the courthouse repairs, the board of commissioners in Pender County heard a presentation on a new jail facility. 

NC releasing 500 prisoners to finish their sentence in the community

COVID-19 is posing safety concerns in the NC prison system. North Carolina Department of Public Safety officials say at least 500 inmates across the state’s prisons will be considered for early release, based on certain criteria.

Loaded gun found in jail that housed Jeffrey Epstein

Federal investigators found a loaded gun Thursday in the same Manhattan jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself last summer, CBS New York reports, citing the federal Bureau of Prisons.

18 inmates baptized at South Carolina jail

A South Carolina jail took to social media on Sunday to share some inspiring news with the public.

5 inmates escape from North Carolina detention center

Nash County deputies are actively searching around Nashville after five inmates cut through a fence Monday and escaped. 

North Carolina inmate charged with punching deputy at jail

An inmate at a North Carolina jail is accused of punching a deputy sheriff and damaging a correctional officer's property in separate incidents.

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Non-profit groups speak on distribution of hospital sale Endowment funds

On Tuesday, the first of two public listening sessions for the New Hanover Community Endowment was held at the Wilmington Convention Center.

Large multi-use development planned to bring manufacturing & retail space to Wilmington

Exciting news was announced today in Wilmington's 'Soda Pop' district. A new multi-use development is planned for the historic region, promising growth for the long-vacant area.

Netflix and Amazon donate to local non-profit after filming

In Wilmington, Netflix and Amazon made donations to a local non-profit.

Drivers say some traffic lights causing delays on Highway 17 in Leland

Drivers in the Town of Leland are saying some traffic lights are causing headaches.