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Jordan finally to join NC Sports Hall of Fame

A long overdue honor for one of Wilmington's favorite sons. Michael Jordan is finally being inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame.

Bobcats open training camp at UNCW

videoBesides raining cats and dogs around here, Bobcats are also reigning down on Wilmington this week. Today was the Charlotte Bobcats' first day of training camp. They're back in the Port City after not coming last year.

James Jordan murder case pulled from SBI report

Independent reviewers have removed the murder of Michael Jordan's father from a list of cases mishandled by North Carolina's State Bureau of Investigation. Former FBI assistant director Chris Swecker said Thursday that the case was pulled after a second look at documents.

Cooper-Dyke enters hoops hall; Jordan in again

For the second year in a row, the induction ceremony at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Massachusetts tonight will have a big connection to the Port City. New UNCW women's basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, the WNBA's first superstar, is among the new members being enshrined. Wilmington's Michael Jordan, who entered the Hall last year, will be enshrined again as part of the 1992 Olympic "Dream Team."

NBA approves Jordan’s purchase of Bobcats

The basketball career that started in a New Hanover County driveway and went all the way to the Basketball Hall of Fame now moves to the owners box. The NBA Board of Governors has unanimously approved Michael Jordan's bid to buy a controlling interest in the Charlotte Bobcats.

Jordan buys Bobcats

He's considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all time. Now less than six months after being enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame, Laney alum Michael Jordan has reached an agreement to buy the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats.

Jordan soars into the Hall of Fame

videoYou might say it is a mere formality. Friday night in Springfield, Massachusetts, Michael Jordan, the man many people consider the greatest basketball player ever, will enter the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Nike ad campaign gives Laney High a boost

videoAs schools across the state try to figure out how to handle budget cuts, New Hanover County's Laney High is getting a little boost. A new ad campaign built on the legend of one of Wilmington's most famous sons and Laney's most famous alum is giving the school some global exposure and some extra cash.

Jordan heading to Hall

More than five years after ending one of the greatest careers in basketball history, Michael Jordan is heading to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Sen. Tillis: Trump to extend offshore drilling pause to NC

One of North Carolina's U.S. senators says President Donald Trump told him he'll add North Carolina to a list of states whose coastal waters won’t be subjected to offshore drilling for a decade.