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NCAA to play all 67 March Madness men’s games in Indiana

The NCAA has announced that this year’s 67 men’s basketball tournament games including the Final Four all will be played in Indiana.

NCAA in talks with Indianapolis to host all of March Madness

The NCAA says it plans to hold the entire 2021 men's college basketball tournament in one location to mitigate the risks of the coronavirus.

New faces leading UNCW Men’s Basketball towards fresh start in 2020

As we head into October that means college basketball is just over a month away. Under first year head coach Takayo Siddle, the UNCW Men's Basketball is looking for a bounce back year. 

Cape Fear man wins first ever Aviation Professional of the Year Award

Howie Franklin, Cape Fear Regional Jetport Manager, is the first ever recipient of the Willard G. Plentl Aviation Professional of the Year Award.

Maui Invitational moving to North Carolina during pandemic

The Maui Invitational is moving to the mainland during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coaching great John Thompson dies at 78

The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died. His death was announced in a family statement Monday. No details were disclosed.

UNCW fall athletes adjusting after season postponed to spring

Last Monday, UNCW Athletics made the announcement that they would be postponing fall sports. Those student-athletes were back on campus for the first time Wednesday.

UNCW Athletics suspends all fall sports

Following a recent directive by the NCAA Board of Governors, and with the health, safety and well-being of its student-athletes a top priority, UNCW Athletics is suspending competition of its fall sports programs. 

CIAA suspends NCAA fall sports for 2020

The Division II Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference have suspended fall 2020 sports and championship events due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Two NC lawmakers who contract COVID were on same hunting trip

Senate Rules Committee Chairman Bill Rabon of Brunswick County has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office.

Portion of Wrightsville Ave. closed for emergency sewer repair

A portion of Wrightsville Avenue closed to traffic on Tuesday so crews could make an emergency sewer repair.

Surf City to vote on paid parking again

The Town of Surf City is considering paid parking, again. 

Car chase ends after driver collides with Bladen County sheriff’s deputy

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit and the Community Impact Team (CIT) were in the Bladenboro area on Friday in response to community complaints of narcotics activity.