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Whiteville police chief one step closer to certification

videoMore than a year after taking the job, Whiteville's police chief is one big step closer to being able to carry a gun and make arrests.

Repeal of law aiding NC DOT with land values gets House OK

Legislation repealing the method the N.C. Department of Transportation uses to keep land values in check while planning for large road projects has cleared the state House.

Billy Graham could be immortalized inside US Capitol

videoThe North Carolina House has decided it wants the Rev. Billy Graham honored with a statue on Capitol Hill.

College murder suspect wrestled from court after cursing at judge

videoThe suspect accused of killing a man at Wayne Community College was thrown out of court today during his first appearance. This comes after Kenneth Morgan Stancil III made shocking claims from jail saying this was not his first murder.

Apple to help protect Brunswick Co. forest

videoA major technology company is joining forces with a conservation group to help protect thousands of acres of forest in Brunswick County.

Duke Energy gets approval for solar farm at Camp Lejeune

Duke Energy Corp. is going to build a solar power farm on the East Coast's largest Marine Corps base as the Navy and Marines try to turn away from petroleum power.

NC House initially OKs making judicial races partisan again

Elections for North Carolina appellate court judgeships have been officially nonpartisan since 2004, but Republicans are trying again to shift them back to partisan races.

Fugitive roundup nets more than 7,000 arrests

videoUS Marshals say they arrested more than 50 fugitives, gang members, sex offenders and violent criminals in eastern North Carolina and more than 7,000 nationwide as a result of Operation Violence Reduction7 (VR7).

Democratic Party names successor for Pender County Commission seat

Pender County Democrats have picked a replacement for an open county commission seat, reports Andy Pettigrew at The Pender-Topsail Post & Voice.

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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.

Lu Mil Vineyard brightens Bladen County with annual Christmas light show

Lu Mil Vineyard is lighting up the night with their annual Festival of Lights.