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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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Wilmington gun sales and conceal carry permits skyrocket

Wilmington guns are flying off the shelves and courses are filling up months in advance. There's not denying something's in the air. But why?

Where to get tested for COVID-19 in North Carolina

Governor Roy Cooper says testing for coronavirus will be key in North Carolina moving into Phase 2 of his reopening plan, but do you know where you can go if you feel you should be tested?

Cape Fear area basketball teams set to begin state playoffs

The NCHSAA has released their brackets for the upcoming state basketball tournaments on Sunday.

Pender County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing Army veteran

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing man.

Wilmington food bank to kick off Stop Summer Hunger Initiative

The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina at Wilmington is ending the school year by kicking off the annual Stop Summer Hunger Initiative.

FEMA trailers and benefit concert to provide relief for flood victims

Recovery efforts continue across Pender County as residents clean up from Hurricane Florence which damaged and destroyed homes in coastal and inland communities.

Thousands without power, thousands remain in shelters in Pender County

Emergency management expects that to not improve though as flood gauges upriver show the Black river to crest even higher come the middle of the week that ever before.

Pender Schools close Tuesday, four shelters to be set up

Emergency Shelters will be set up at Malpass Elementary School Cape Fear Middle School Burgaw middle school and Topsail Elementary.

Pender County touts commercial park as major asset to lure new industries

From tourism to agriculture, Pender County has a diverse economy and leaders there are proud to tout a relatively new industrial park as a major advantage for industries looking for a new place to relocate or expand.

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NC lawmakers: Making daylight saving permanent still timely

Many North Carolina legislators say it’s still the right time to seek making daylight saving time permanent in the state.

Firearms sales continue to rise in North Carolina

The number of gun purchases in North Carolina is rising based on an analysis of federal background checks.

New Hanover County opens COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Independence Mall

New Hanover County opened a new vaccine clinic site this week at Independence Mall that can serve more than 500 people with appointments each day.

12 missing from capsized ship after 6 rescued off Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a dozen people in waters off the coast of Louisiana where one person died and six were pulled from rough seas when their commercial vessel capsized.