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Doctor facing drug charges after raid at Tabor City medical clinic

A raid in Tabor City targeting a doctor's office and home.

Life-saving drug program draws mixed responses

A drug credited with saving lives is now available free to the public in New Hanover County. But is it doing more harm than good?

Opioid epidemic increasing foster care numbers

A new report by NC child reveals that thousands of children throughout the state were put into the foster care system because of opioids. More than one hundred are in New Hanover County.

North Carolina, 5 other states suing opioid maker Purdue Pharma

North Carolina and five other states are filing new lawsuits accusing a pharmaceutical company of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths.

WPD: Crime rates at historic low in Wilmington

Crime rates are at a historic low while the opioid epidemic continues to rise, that is how Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous is describing the department's 2017 annual report.

‘Take Back North Carolina’ initiative to fight drug trafficking announced

Law enforcement at local, state and federal levels are coming together to fight violent criminals and drug trafficking in North Carolina.

NCPTA Conference kicks off in the Port City, discusses opioid epidemic

For the first time in several years, the North Carolina Public Transportation Association is holding its conference in Wilmington.

AG Sessions announces new steps to combat opioid crisis

U.S. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions announced new steps to combat the opioid crisis during a speech in Raleigh Tuesday in front of a group of the region’s top law enforcement officials.

Two walk through Cape Fear on 2,500 mile journey for drug addiction awareness

Two men set out on a mission to walk from Key West, Florida to Fort Kent, Maine to raise awareness for drug addiction.

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New Hanover County GOP reacts to overturned voter ID ruling

You might have to present a photo ID to vote in the next election after a court ruling Wednesday, and now the New Hanover County Republican Party is reacting.

Coastal Christian High School sees largest COVID-19 outbreak in state

Coastal Christian High School is currently experiencing the largest coronavirus outbreak of any school or childcare facility in the state according to new data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

2020 set up to be the busiest mailing holiday season ever

The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on the 2020 holiday season, with many people changing their plans this year. It is setting up to be an even busier year for those looking to send and receive packages. 

Wilmington Mustaches for Kids wraps up November fundraiser

You've probably heard of No-Shave November and their fight against cancer, but it's the Mustaches for Kids cause that's taking the Cape Fear by storm.