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Wrightsville Beach prepares coastal warning flags

The Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard is prepared for hurricane season. To help get the message out, in the event of a storm, the coast guard has installed a flag warning system.

75 percent of North Carolina under drought

More than three quarters of North Carolina is now under drought conditions, and several western counties are extremely dry.

Easley: N.C. National Guard could handle Category 3 hurricane

Although he's complained that the North Carolina National Guard is stretched too thin, Governor Easley says he's comfortable that the state could respond to a major hurricane strike.

Forecasters tell coastal areas to expect busy hurricane season

Government forecasts expect a busier than normal hurricane season this year. National Weather Service forecasters say they expect between 13 and 17 tropical storms, with seven to ten of them becoming hurricanes.

State officials begin campaign against coastal sandbags

State regulators are seeking a court order to force a Kure Beach condominium complex to remove sandbags that have protected the facility since 1985.

Erosion from storms threatens N.C. beaches

The coastal storm churning the ocean along North Carolina's southern coast has left some beaches badly eroded. And dozens of oceanfront buildings are now at risk.

NOAA Emergency Alert Radios: A Simple Investment That Could Save Your Life

Whenever we think about storm supplies, we usually think about batteries, flashlights, or canned food. But there's at least one item that is sometimes overlooked- the NOAA Emergency Alert Radio.

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New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

On Tuesday the CDC released guidance on Halloween during COVID-19, discouraging families from trick-or-treating. Now a local health expert is weighing in.

Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

Every September 15-October 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, a time set aside to commemorate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Latinx people. But this year, the Latinx community has had to adapt.

Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.