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MLK Jamfest set for Monday at Union High School

Union High is the place to be all day on Monday for high school basketball. There will be seven games in all. Whiteville, North Brunswick, Laney, Hoggard, Coastal Christian, West Brunswick will all be hitting the gym floor in Sampson County.

Area basketball phenom opts to shuffle off to Buffalo instead of UNCW

Quate McKinzie had a chance to stay close to home, but the former Pender basketball standout and current Harrells senior has decided to shuffle off to Buffalo instead.

Deputies: Home invaders dressed as cops, shocked 4-month-old with stun gun

The Sampson County Sheriff's Office has charged two men with dressing as police officers during a home invasion robbery and using a stun gun on children - including a 4-month-old.

Family owned vineyard offers free ‘Grapes to Glass’ winemaking class

For more than a decade Jesse & Frances Bullard have been growing a piece of North Carolina history, muscadine grapes. Nine years ago the vineyard at Quarter-Shy Farm was open to the public giving people the opportunity to pick their own grapes.

This Day In NC History: A Hollerin’ Contest in Sampson County

The contest is the product of the farm culture of the Sandhills region. Before the advent of the telephone, yelling loudly, or hollering, was the primary way farmers and neighbors communicated in rural North Carolina. As new technologies made communication easier, the practice began to disappear.

Feds investigate trucking company after 7-year-old killed in hit and run

A North Carolina trucking company is under federal investigation two days after one of its drivers was charged with hitting and killing a seven-year-old girl getting off her school bus.

Mother, aunt saw girl hit, killed by log truck

video The aunt of Alyiah McKenzie Morgan, 7, says she and the girl's mother were waiting for the first grader to get off the bus yesterday in front of their home on US 421 as they did every day. The aunt tells WWAY they saw Aliyah get off the bus. They also heard a log truck coming down the road and tried to yell to Aliyah not to cross the road, but it was too late.

FIRST ON 3: Trooper says driver charged in fatal hit-and-run also faces DWI charge

videoA Sampson County man is in jail charged with allegedly hitting and killing a girl with a loaded log truck as she got off her school bus yesterday afternoon.

NC warden suspended after alleged hot sauce abuse

video The warden at a North Carolina prison where inmates said they were forced to rub hot sauce on their genitals has been suspended pending the outcome of an investigation.

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Large Biden/Harris campaign sign knocked over, ‘racist’ spray painted over it

A Brunswick County man says he's put up several Biden/Harris signs along the road, many ending up gone and a large one in Ocean Isle Beach has been vandalized.

PCSO: Two convenience stores cited for selling alcohol to teens

Two convenience stores have been cited for reportedly selling alcohol to teens.