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Wilmington considers adding road sign to highlight WWII Heritage City designation

Wilmington was named the nation's first World War II Heritage City last year and the city is now looking at options to highlight the new designation.

Ancient jewelry, pottery found during construction on NC interstate

Before the North Carolina Department of Transportation began clearing land for the last leg of the Triangle Expressway, its archeology unit fanned out looking for sites used by North Carolina's original inhabitants.

Despite pandemic, North Carolina traffic deaths hit 1,500

Traffic deaths in North Carolina last year surpassed 1,500 for the first time in 13 years despite a pandemic during which motorists logged fewer miles statewide.

Report: Airports contribute $61B, 373,000 jobs to NC economy

The North Carolina Department of Transportation released its annual report, The State of Aviation, this week. The report highlights the contribution of airports across the state.

NCDOT shifts Market Street traffic

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is shifting a section of traffic on Market Street back to it's original placement.

Supply intersection converting to all-way stop to reduce risk of crashes

With hopes of reducing the risk of crashes, the N.C. Department of Transportation is planning to change the traffic pattern at a Brunswick County intersection next week.

Panel recommends raising NC revenues for transportation 40%

A blue-ribbon panel has called on North Carolina to boost transportation spending by 40% through the next decade to improve a “mediocre” infrastructure of highways, railroads and transit.

NCDOT reports six positive COVID tests among Pamlico Sound ferry staff

The N.C. Department of Transportation has reported that six employees on the Pamlico Sound ferry route between Cedar Island and Ocracoke have tested positive for COVID-19.

Two intersections to convert to all-way stops in Onslow, Duplin counties

N.C. Department of Transportation crews will revise two intersections in Onslow and Duplin counties.

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Two protesters show support for Trump in Wilmington on inauguration day

A couple of people unhappy with the inauguration of Joe Biden took to the streets in Wilmington today.

New Hanover High eager to kick-off the 2021 soccer season

The high school soccer season is in full swing for teams in the Cape Fear. Public Schools are five days away from opening up their 2021 season on January 25th.

NHL postpones two additional Carolina Hurricanes games

RALEIGH, NC (AP)--The NHL has postponed games for the Carolina Hurricanes through “at least” Saturday after five Hurricanes players have been placed on the...

3 dead in helicopter crash in New York, National Guard says

Three National Guard members on a routine training flight have been killed in a helicopter crash in a western New York town.