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Former local standout & MLB star Trot Nixon remembers the life & career of Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron's death has lead to an outpouring of reactions from many active and former Major League Baseball players, including one right here in the Cape Fear. 

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

The baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died.

Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93

Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died.

Joe Morgan, driving force of Big Red Machine, dies at 77

The Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan has died.

MLB temporarily suspends Marlins season through the weekend

Major League Baseball has temporarily suspended the Miami Marlins’ season through Sunday because of their worsening coronavirus outbreak.

2020 Minor League Baseball season cancelled

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

Cape Fear area baseball players pushing through despite tough times

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has cancelled or postponed spring sports athletes all across the nation, but a group of local ball players won't let it keep them down. 

CDC recommendations push back start of MLB season

It will be at least two more months before the Major League Baseball schedule begins.

MacKenzie Gore makes Spring Training debut for Padres

Whiteville High School graduate and San Diego Padre top prospect MacKenzie Gore made his 2020 Spring Training debut on Thursday afternoon against the Seattle Mariners. 

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South Carolina lifts rule for mandatory masks in restaurants

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced that the mandatory mask order for restaurants has been lifted, and now face coverings are recommended, according to a press release from the governor's office.

New Hanover County elementary students looking forward to full-time in the classroom

Many children enjoyed the sunshine on Friday at Long Leaf Park before heading back to the classroom full time on Monday.

Car accidentally crashes into PTs Grille in Porters Neck

The PTs Grille in Porters Neck is back open after a car crashed into the burger joint earlier this week.

Deputies: Two more people charged in missing Bladen County woman’s murder

Two more people have been charged in the murder of a missing Bladen County woman.