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Retreat held in Oak Island for veterans struggling with suicidal thoughts or PTSD

An estimated 22 veterans commit suicide each day in the United States, with countless others facing daily mental struggles after years of combat. The 'American Family Got Your Six' organization is setting out to address the issue, inviting dozens of veterans to a retreat in Oak Island. 

Cape Fear marks 5 years since Hurricane Matthew left its mark

Today makes 5 years since Hurricane Matthew brushed by the Cape Fear, leaving behind beach erosion and devastating flooding across the area. 

Fayetteville seeks $198M in bonds to extend utilities into annexed areas

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission is seeking approval from the Local Government Commission (LGC) to issue up to $198 million in revenue bonds to continue installing water, sewer and electric service in areas the City of Fayetteville annexed more than a decade ago.

Brunswick County agencies train by simulating nighttime boat crash

Four emergency services agencies came together for a training exercise in Oak Island Thursday night. 

Oak Island to host joint emergency services training exercise Thursday

The Town of Oak Island will host a multi-agency Joint Emergency Services Training Exercise Thursday evening.

Precautionary swimming advisory lifted for beach access in Oak Island

State recreational water quality officials Wednesday advised beachgoers to be aware of the floodwaters being pumped to the ocean surf in Oak Island. Surfers and swimmers should avoid these sites.

Two people dead in apparent drownings in Oak Island

Two people died in Oak Island on Wednesday after apparent drownings.

Bodybuilding veteran survives coronavirus and cancer

A bodybuilder who fought for his country survived cancer and the coronavirus has a message for the unvaccinated.

‘Just know that we’re coming’: Hovercraft changes the game for Oak Island Water Rescue

Oak Island Water Rescue has a new device that will take them places they've never been before and change the way they respond to rescue calls.

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Comedian Ron White returning to the Wilson Center in January

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College says Ron White returns to Wilmington on January 8, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Jordan’s 1984 sneakers sell for nearly $1.5 million

A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.

9-foot gator taken away on ‘leash’ after stroll through Sunset Beach neighborhood

Police along the North Carolina coast had to “walk” a large alligator to the pond after the reptile was spotted roaming a neighborhood.

Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.