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Retired sanitation worker still answers call for former customers

Ronald Ellis served two decades in Raleigh's sanitation department before retiring at the end of 2015 as a crew supervisor. Despite his retirement, whenever Mary had a concern, she reached back out to Ellis.

Wilmington Assistant Fire Chief Frank Blackley to retire

On Friday, January 31st, after more than thirty-five years of public service with the Wilmington Fire Department, Assistant Fire Chief Frank Blackley will officially retire.

Retirement reception held for WPD Chief Ralph Evangelous

It's the end of an era in the City of Wilmington. After more than 15 years of service to the Port City, Police Chief Ralph Evangelous is passing the torch.

Panthers LB Kuechly retiring after 8 seasons in NFL

Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is retiring from the NFL after eight seasons. The 28-year-old Kuechly made the surprising announcement on the team’s website. Kuechly said he felt it was time to “move on.”

Beloved Durham elementary school custodian receives special send-off

After 44 years spent at Pearsontown Elementary School, a beloved custodian received a very special send-off Friday afternoon.

New executive order affects Wilmington small businesses

President Trump was in Charlotte Friday, talking retirement and signing an executive order that will affect small businesses in our area.

Trump signs order to increase access to retirement plans

President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order to make it easier for small businesses to group together to provide their workers with retirement plans during his visit to North Carolina.

Parents say ‘goodbye’ and ‘thank you’ to local bus driver in big way

Mr. Thompson is moving out of state with his wife and grandson to go take care of her family. Parents of students he watched over wanted to send him off with a big 'thank you'.

Brunswick Forest, St. James get ‘Best in U.S.’ designation for retirement

A magazine that studies the best retirement regions, towns and master-planned communities across the country has a Brunswick County town as one of the Top 50 places to retire.

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Law enforcement increases patrols at Wilmington park following shooting

People are returning to a popular Wilmington park and law enforcement is stepping up patrols where shots rang out Wednesday evening on a basketball court. 

NCDHHS says 50% of NC adults vaccinated against COVID-19

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says more than 50% of adults 18 and older in the state have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Part of River Road closed due to gas leak in New Hanover County

A portion of River Road in New Hanover County is closed due to a gas leak. 

Hoggard High’s spirit rocks repainted after controversial statements appear on it

Controversial statements recently painted on the spirit rock at Hoggard High School in Wilmington raised concerns for some parents, which were brought up during a school board meeting this week.