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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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The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.