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Local veterans hold Biden rally

Saturday, local veterans from several branches of the military gathered at the Old Light Infantry building downtown, holding a Veterans for Biden rally.

Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself released from jail early

Michelle Carter, the 23-year-old convicted of manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to commit suicide, was released from jail in Massachusetts on Thursday.

One dead, another injured in domestic incident at Bladen home

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic situation and suicide at a home near Elizabethtown Monday morning.

Feeling blue instead of merry this Christmas? It’s ok.

The holiday season is a time many anticipate being with family and creating new memories. However, it can be a dark time for people who have suffered a recent loss or long for Christmas holidays past.

Most US opioid overdose deaths accidental, 4% are suicide

Accidental overdoses cause 90% of all U.S. opioid-related deaths while suicides account for far fewer of these fatalities than previously thought, a new analysis published Tuesday suggests.

Sheriff’s office recognizes dispatcher for saving a life

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office is recognizing a team member for saving a life. 

‘Be The One’ fundraiser to raise awareness of suicide in Cape Fear

Be the One is a unique charity event designed to bring awareness to the damage suicide does to the local community.  This Saturday you can 'be the one' to help at a party at the Cape Fear Regional Jetport in Southport.

Family speaks out 5 years after Lennon Lacy’s death

Today marks five years since a Bladen County High School student was found hanging on a swing set in Bladenboro. 

Jeffrey Epstein signed redrafted will 2 days before jail suicide

Multimillionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein redrafted his last will and testament two days before his death by suicide in a federal jail in New York, enlisting a lawyer for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to witness him signing the document and appointing Bill Gates' former science adviser as an alternate executor.

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Oak Island Lighthouse to replace beacon for first time in more than 60 years

The Oak Island Lighthouse is set to get an updated look. It was built in 1958 and was once the brightest lighthouse in the country.

Bald Head Island officers fired in 2014 awarded $700k in lawsuit

A federal judge has sided with four former Bald Head Island Public Safety Officers who filed a lawsuit after they were fired six years ago.

NC audit questions monitoring of virus funds for education

State Auditor Beth Wood's office says North Carolina’s education department has failed to monitor sufficiently whether over $140 million in federal coronavirus relief money was used properly or met its intended purposes.

Mayor declares Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day

Mayor Bill Saffo has declared Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day.