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NC Attorney General reaches $573 million settlement with McKinsey over opioids

North Carolina will receive $18,984,494.71 over five years, with the vast majority coming in the first year. The settlement requires that it be spent on opioid abatement. 

FBI discusses efforts to combat opioid abuse and ‘sextortion’

Opioid abuse is a major problem that destroys families and communities. According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, from 1991 to 2016, more than 12,000 North Carolinians died from opioid-related overdoses.

NC State students visit Wilmington to learn about opioid crisis

Students from NC State University visited Wilmington this weekend to learn more about the opioid epidemic and its effects throughout the state.

New Hanover Co. funding new treatment facility

New Hanover County and Trillium Health Resources are partnering up to build a new treatment center. It is a project that has been in the works for three years.

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Non-profit groups speak on distribution of hospital sale Endowment funds

On Tuesday, the first of two public listening sessions for the New Hanover Community Endowment was held at the Wilmington Convention Center.

Large multi-use development planned to bring manufacturing & retail space to Wilmington

Exciting news was announced today in Wilmington's 'Soda Pop' district. A new multi-use development is planned for the historic region, promising growth for the long-vacant area.

Netflix and Amazon donate to local non-profit after filming

In Wilmington, Netflix and Amazon made donations to a local non-profit.

Drivers say some traffic lights causing delays on Highway 17 in Leland

Drivers in the Town of Leland are saying some traffic lights are causing headaches.