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South Carolina sets new record for absentee ballot voting

More than half a million South Carolinians have cast absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 election.

Records on the rise

Americans are dropping the needle at the highest rate in decades. For the first time since 1986, vinyl records have outsold CDs, and are only second the streaming music.

Professional female driver and TV host dies attempting to break record

Professional driver and TV host Jessica "Jessi" Combs died in a jet car while attempting to break a land speed record in Oregon, officials said.

The Latest: Sea turtles break North Carolina nesting record

Add North Carolina to the Southeastern states where rare sea turtles are nesting in record numbers.

NWS reports whopping 100° sets new record in Wilmington

The National Weather Service reports Sunday's daytime high temperature was 100° Wilmington. 

Corner of South Carolina had 123 inches of rain last year

The northwestern corner of South Carolina appears to be a record for rainfall in the state.

Rains from monster Hurricane Irma begin hitting Puerto Rico

Heavy rain and historic, 185-mph winds lashed the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico's northeast coast Wednesday as Hurricane Irma roared through Caribbean islands on its way to a possible devastating hit on Florida.

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Local Israelis and Palestinians on Netanyahu ousting

With 12 years of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu coming to a close and the rise of a new coalition of political groups across the spectrum, local Israelis and Palestinians are holding their breath.

Wrightsville Beach firefighters raising money for training center in honor of Jeremy Owens

Wrightsville Beach Volunteer Firefighters are raising money to honor a member of the team who died in November.

Southport Howe Street project entering final stages of road construction

Road construction is still ongoing along Howe Street in Southport, six months after the sewer line replacement project began. 

Vaccinated visitors soon can take off masks at Disney World

It will soon be a lot easier to see smiles again at Walt Disney World in Florida. Starting Tuesday, face masks will be optional for theme park visitors who are vaccinated.