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Guardian ad Litem needs more volunteers

When children are victims of child abuse and neglect, one organization advocates for them in court and promoting their best interest.

‘Carry with Confidence’ shatters donation goal

Montgomery Lanier, founder of Carry with Confidence, surpasses donation goal of luggage for kids in foster care.

Foster Pantry is here to help foster families

A new local organization is here to help provide foster families what they need for these kids.

‘Bags of Love’ spreads comfort to foster care

The non-profit gives children displaced from their home needed and comforting items.

UPDATE: Dolphin found washed up on Carolina Beach euthanized

videoA dolphin found stranded on the sand at Carolina Beach by a passerby early this morning has been euthanized, according to our partners at the StarNews.

With shutdown over, state, local services get back on track

videoNow that the federal government is open again services around the country are getting back on track. In the Cape Fear organizations that had to make cuts during the shutdown are working hard to bring programs back to people in our area.

ONLY ON 3: DSS cuts daycare help for hundreds of families

video Bad news is waiting in the mailbox for many families in New Hanover County. The Department of Social Services is dropping 288 children from its Childcare Subsidy Program.

‘Horrific death’ at adult home results in violations

video On June 23, 84-year old Nanette Galbraith was found dead in her room at the Commons at Brightmore, a Wilmington adult home facility. In response, the N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation responded with an investigation into the center. The family's attorney says the report’s findings were shocking.

Fathers discuss impact on children, community

videoAny man can be a dad, but it takes someone special to be a father. The influence a father has on his children is like no other, that's why the New Hanover County Partnership for Fatherhood is focused on helping fathers be the best they can be, so their children can be the best, too.

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Bladen County checkpoint nets 47 citations, one arrest

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Carolina Beach to remove trash cans from sand

The Town of Carolina Beach will soon remove trash cans from the beach and place them the landward side of each access or walkway.

Estimated 17.1 million watched royals interview

The Nielsen company estimates that CBS reached a strong audience of 17.1 million viewers for Oprah Winfrey's interview with Prince Harry and Meghan.

Police: Man charged in fatal stabbing of his mother

Authorities in North Carolina say a man has been charged in the stabbing death of his mother.