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Bladen County Sheriff’s Office warns of scam targeting grandparents

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office wants you to be aware of a "grandparent scam" that is making the rounds.

Columbus County Health Department warns community of COVID-19 vaccine scam

The Columbus County Health Department is warning you about a COVID-19 vaccine scam.

60 charged in $300M phone scam targeting elderly victims

Sixty people are charged in a widespread magazine telemarketing scam that authorities say netted $300 million from more than 150,000 elderly and vulnerable people nationwide.

Woman conned out of $12K, duped by cash grant scam

A dream opportunity turned out too good to be true. A North Charleston woman was conned out of thousands of dollars, duped into what she thought was a federal grant program.

US, UK and Canada say Russian hackers are targeting coronavirus vaccine research

National security agencies in the United Kingdom, United States and Canada on Thursday accused hackers linked to Russian intelligence services of targeting organizations conducting COVID-19 vaccine research.

Wildlife commission warns of fishing license website scams

The NC Wildlife Resources Commission is urging the public to be aware of private online websites claiming to sell North Carolina fishing licenses.

Watch out for scams targeting small businesses during COVID-19 crisis

Officials have a new warning for all small business owners as scammers are reportedly sending out fake offers to receive assistance from the Small Business Administration.

Columbus County warns of secret shopper scam

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office is warning of a scam, after one of their employees was targeted.

SCAM ALERT: Brunswick Co. Sheriff’s Office warns of fake jury summons calls

Someone is pretending to be from the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office in an attempt to scam you, according to a post on the BCSO Facebook page.

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Man dies in single vehicle accident on Highway 17

The accident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 10, around 1 p.m. roughly two miles south of Bolivia.

Sixth person shot in York County mass shooting dies at hospital

His family reported Friday that Shook was out of surgery and stable, but wasn’t out of the woods quite yet. Hours later, the coroner’s office released the news that Shook has lost his battle.

The Salvation Army holds spring fundraiser during the Azalea Festival

This is the second year the Salvation Army of the Cape Fear Women's Auxiliary is not holding its annual "Spring Fling", traditionally held during the Azalea Festival, and like last year, it's been canceled because of the pandemic.

NHRMC and Novant Health partner with Cape Fear Habitat to build their 11th home

Novant health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center partnering with Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity to sponsor a home for a local mother of two .