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A story of resiliency: Alex Highsmith makes NFL debut for Steelers

Former Ashley High School football standout Alex Highsmith saw a dream become a reality on Monday night. The Charlotte graduate made his NFL debut with the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

Former Ashley standout Alex Highsmith signs deal with Steelers

Alex Highsmith's path to professional football has been anything but normal. He started as a walk-on at UNCC, four years later he was an All-American. Now, the former Ashley High School standout has agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

Pittsburgh Steelers draft Ashley High School standout Alex Highsmith 102nd overall

Former Ashley High School football standout Alex Highsmith is headed to the National Football League. The Charlotte 49er defensive end was drafted with the 102nd pick in the 3rd round of the NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

Pharoah McKever living out dream in Pittsburgh

As the Pittsburgh Steelers look to add to their NFL record 6 Super Bowl titles, we hope to add another local star to our list of players to make 53 man rosters. Pharoah McKever looks to be that next name.

Report: David Tepper finalizes Panthers purchase

It looks like a deal is finalized in Charlotte for a new owner of the Carolina Panthers. After months of record-setting bidding, David Tepper reportedly reached an agreement to purchase the Panthers.

South Columbus grad signs with Steelers

After all the dust settled in Dallas on Saturday, South Columbus graduate Pharoah McKever did not hear his name called during the draft. But he did get a phone call after it was over.

Chief resigns after labeling Steelers’ Tomlin with slur

A Pittsburgh-area volunteer fire chief has lost his post after using a racial slur to describe Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.

Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney passes away

Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney, one of the NFL's most influential and popular executives, has died.

Steelers Mendenhall sues Champion over tweet dispute

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is suing for $1 million in damages after his tweets about Osama bin Laden and Sept. 11 led the Champion sports apparel company to drop his endorsement deal.

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Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for device to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

Local seniors to be featured in Wilmington ’60 strong’ Calendar

In a partnership with Wilmington Health, 12 seniors from across the area have been chosen to appear as pin ups in the 2021 Wilmington 60 Strong Calendar. 

Local protesters march for ‘justice’ and ‘change’ after ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

There were protests in Louisville and across the country overnight following the ruling in the death of Breonna Taylor. A protest is happening in downtown Wilmington.

Trump promoting health care ‘vision’ in swing state NC

President Donald Trump is laying out his health care agenda Thursday amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era law he vowed to replace with a much better plan, but never did.