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Smoking and vaping now limited in public places across New Hanover County

Beginning Monday, New Hanover County’s Smoking and Vaping Ordinance, prohibiting the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in public places, goes into effect throughout the county.

New Hanover County passes ordinance limiting vaping and smoking in public

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to implement an ordinance prohibiting the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in New Hanover County.

New Hanover County to vote on revised rule prohibiting e-cigarettes

New Hanover County will soon consider adopting a revised rule to prohibit the use of tobacco, including e-cigarettes, within the county.

Woman with oxygen tank airlifted after smoking accident

North Carolina's insurance commissioner is cautioning people to be careful with cigarettes and pipes after a woman with an oxygen tank was badly burned while smoking.

Health board passes smoking, vaping ban in New Hanover County

Smoking and vaping could soon be banned in public places in New Hanover County. The Health and Human Services Board voted to pass a new rule Tuesday.

First vaping death reported in South Carolina

The South Carolina Dept. of Health and Environmental Control is reporting the state's first vaping related death.

Sheriff: Woman had smoked before fatal oxygen tank explosion

A North Carolina sheriff's office says a woman has died after her cigarette ignited the oxygen tank she was using.

New Hanover County asks for input on possible e-cigarettes, tobacco ban

New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board will soon consider a plan than would prohibit e-cigarettes and tobacco use at county, city, and even public places.

Inventor to use $200K lottery prize to help people cut back on smoking

A North Carolina man says he plans to use his $200,000 lottery prize to market a product he invented that helps people cut back on smoking.

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Days after the season ends, four UNCW Men’s Basketball players enter the transfer portal

It was an interesting Monday afternoon if you're a UNCW Men's Basketball fan. Just days after the season ended four Seahawk players announced they were putting their names into the NCAA Transfer Portal. 

MEC releases All-Conference Basketball Awards

High School basketball teams across the Cape Fear have wrapped up their seasons. The Mideastern Conference released their all-conference teams and awards late last weeks. 

Several, mostly juveniles, arrested in connection to two recent Wilmington shootings

City and county law enforcement leaders have released more details surrounding two recent shooting.

North Carolina Azalea Festival announces 2021 Queen

The North Carolina Azalea Festival announced the 74th Queen Azalea, the Azalea Festival Princess, and Invited Guests of the 2021 Azalea Festival on Monday.