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Cape Fear could see more fox sightings as pups leave dens searching for food

If you're seeing more foxes in your neighborhood, there's a reason. Young foxes, called kits or pups, are maturing and spending more time outside of their den and that's why sightings of them and adult foxes are more likely.

Multi-agency safety initiative aims to crack down on alcohol-related accidents

As North Carolina eases some restrictions put in place to help stem the spread of the Coronavirus lots of people are expected to be on the highways and waterways for the Memorial Day holiday.

Wildlife commission warns of fishing license website scams

The NC Wildlife Resources Commission is urging the public to be aware of private online websites claiming to sell North Carolina fishing licenses.

Crews find body of Waccamaw River boat accident victim

The body of a young man was recovered Saturday morning in Columbus County after a boat crash on the Waccamaw River took his life last week.

Wildlife Commission: Changes to licenses, fees take effect January 2020

The NC Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) is announcing several changes to its hunting, inland fishing and trapping license structure and associated fees, which are set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020.

Checkpoints planned on roads, water this summer

Multiple agencies began the 9th annual "On the Road, On the Water, Don't Drink and Drive" campaign today ahead of Memorial Day to help with safety during the holiday weekend and throughout the summer.

Man who died in Pender Co. boating accident identified

Master Officer David Sellers said John Andrew Hughes, 58, from Columbia, Maryland died Sunday when the boat he was on capsized. 

Boater dies after vessel capsizes south of Topsail Island

NC Wildlife reports one man died and two others were treated for hypothermia after a boat was flipped south of Topsail Island.

Death of rabid black bear is first for North Carolina

North Carolina officials say a dead black bear has tested positive for rabies, the first such case known to the state.

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Oak Island Lighthouse to replace beacon for first time in more than 60 years

The Oak Island Lighthouse is set to get an updated look. It was built in 1958 and was once the brightest lighthouse in the country.

Bald Head Island officers fired in 2014 awarded $700k in lawsuit

A federal judge has sided with four former Bald Head Island Public Safety Officers who filed a lawsuit after they were fired six years ago.

NC audit questions monitoring of virus funds for education

State Auditor Beth Wood's office says North Carolina’s education department has failed to monitor sufficiently whether over $140 million in federal coronavirus relief money was used properly or met its intended purposes.

Mayor declares Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day

Mayor Bill Saffo has declared Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day.