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Old canoes surface, disappear again at Lake Waccamaw

All kinds of stuff can surface in lakes, but have you ever stumbled upon a piece of history?

Wilmington-area gators, fish show high levels of contaminants

Alligators and striped bass in the Wilmington area have levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) many times higher than their counterparts elsewhere in the state.

Lake Waccamaw PD: Man breaks into gas station by falling through roof

The Lake Waccamaw Police Department is asking for your help in locating a person they believed broke into a gas station.

Whiteville man struck, killed while checking on crash victim

A Whiteville man who got into a car accident near Lake Waccamaw, was struck and killed after he got out of his car to check on the other driver.

Strawberries blooming early across the Cape Fear

Unseasonably warm days across the Cape Fear have some plants confused. One Ash strawberry farm is starting to see berries.

Memorial of Lake Waccamaw drowning victim vandalized

Police are searching for the person(s) responsible for defacing a memorial at Lake Waccamaw.

Soundhouse wants donations for those recovering from Florence

In Brunswick County, Soundhouse, a home to music and the arts, is opening it's doors for donations for families in the Waccamaw, Ash and Boiling Springs Lake area.

Florence floods parts of Columbus Co. left alone by Matthew

Columbus County officials say the major flooding that has inundated the area since Hurricane Florence has affected areas that did not flood after Hurricane Matthew two years ago

Boil Water advisory in effect in Lake Waccamaw

This office is strongly urging the water consumers to conserve water whenever possible.  This advisory remains in effect until further written notification is issued.

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Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their place

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