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A story of resiliency: Alex Highsmith makes NFL debut for Steelers

Former Ashley High School football standout Alex Highsmith saw a dream become a reality on Monday night. The Charlotte graduate made his NFL debut with the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

NFL, union extend daily COVID-19 testing into regular season

All players and other team personnel categorized in Tiers 1 and 2 will continue to be tested each day, a process that has worked relatively well for the league

Dolphins to allow up to 13,000 fans at home opener

The Miami Dolphins will allow up to 13,000 socially distancing fans to attend their home opener against the Buffalo Bills on Sept. 20, a decision that divided political leaders and upset the visiting coach.

Former Ashley standout Alex Highsmith signs deal with Steelers

Alex Highsmith's path to professional football has been anything but normal. He started as a walk-on at UNCC, four years later he was an All-American. Now, the former Ashley High School standout has agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

The NFL will require fans wear face coverings at games for teams that will ultimately allow spectators

If you want to watch football in person you're going to have to mask up.

Statue of ex-Panthers owner removed from outside stadium

A statue of former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has been removed from outside the NFL team's stadium.

Carolina Panthers announce 2020 NFL schedule

The 2020 NFL schedule is out and the Carolina Panthers kick off the season against the Las Vegas Raiders at 1 p.m. on September 13, 2020, during Week 1.

Tennessee Titans draft former East Bladen standout Larrell Murchison

WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY)--Former East Bladen High standout Larrell Murchison has found a home in the National Football League. The NC-State product was drafted with the    174th overall pick in the fifth round of the NFL draft by the Tennessee Titans.

Panthers make McCaffrey highest-paid running back

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Carolina Panthers have rewarded Christian McCaffrey for his production and versatility, making him the highest-paid running in the NFL.

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New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

On Tuesday the CDC released guidance on Halloween during COVID-19, discouraging families from trick-or-treating. Now a local health expert is weighing in.

Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

Every September 15-October 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, a time set aside to commemorate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Latinx people. But this year, the Latinx community has had to adapt.

Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.