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Republican Lindsey Graham wins reelection to US Senate from South Carolina

Republican Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has secured a fourth term in the U.S. Senate.

Graham, Harrison near end of well-funded Senate fight

Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is facing his most stalwart general election opponent to date, in the fundraising powerhouse of former state Democratic Party chairman Jaime Harrison.

Senate Judiciary sets vote on Barrett, Dems decry ‘sham’

With a vote date set, the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday debated the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court, Democrats objecting to Republicans' rush to confirm President Donald Trump's pick before the Nov. 3 election.

Dem challenger in SC Senate race raises record $57 million

Harrison’s campaign says the total is the largest-ever during a single three-month period by by any Senate candidate.

South Carolina hospitals struggle with staffing as COVID-19 cases rise

South Carolina hospital administrators have told Sen. Lindsey Graham that they remain short-staffed and low on testing supplies in their fight against COVID-19.

Trump likens House impeachment inquiry to ‘a lynching’

President Donald Trump enraged Democrats on Tuesday by comparing their impeachment inquiry to a lynching, assigning the horrors of a deadly and racist chapter in U.S. history to a process laid out in the Constitution.

US may now keep some troops in Syria to guard oil fields

The U.S. may leave some forces in Syria to secure oil fields and make sure they don’t fall into the hands of a resurgent Islamic State, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday.

Trump insists US has ‘very strong’ gun background checks

President Donald Trump is insisting that the U.S. already has "very, very strong background checks" for gun purchases. It's the latest sign that he is backing away from throwing his political support behind changes to the system that are opposed by the powerful gun lobby.

Tillis would support anticipated bipartisan ‘Red Flag’ law

The “Red Flag” process allows law enforcement and family members to petition a court to temporarily restrict access to firearms by individuals deemed to pose an imminent threat to themselves or others.

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Days after the season ends, four UNCW Men’s Basketball players enter the transfer portal

It was an interesting Monday afternoon if you're a UNCW Men's Basketball fan. Just days after the season ended four Seahawk players announced they were putting their names into the NCAA Transfer Portal. 

MEC releases All-Conference Basketball Awards

High School basketball teams across the Cape Fear have wrapped up their seasons. The Mideastern Conference released their all-conference teams and awards late last weeks. 

Several, mostly juveniles, arrested in connection to two recent Wilmington shootings

City and county law enforcement leaders have released more details surrounding two recent shooting.

North Carolina Azalea Festival announces 2021 Queen

The North Carolina Azalea Festival announced the 74th Queen Azalea, the Azalea Festival Princess, and Invited Guests of the 2021 Azalea Festival on Monday.