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Javonte Williams: A story of small town football success

Javonte Williams played football for four years at Wallace-Rose Hill High School earning himself at scholarship at North Carolina. Now, three years later his dream is becoming a reality on the gridiron.

Wilmington man among 21 federally charged in drug ring involving UNC frats

Nearly two dozen people, including one from Wilmington, are facing federal charges following an investigation into the sale of drugs on or near multiple college campuses in North Carolina, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.

Former university chancellor sues UNC system over his exit

The former chancellor of East Carolina University has sued the University of North Carolina system over his departure.

UNC, NC State to resume in-person classes on Aug. 10

The University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University announced plans Thursday to resume in-person classes in August and end fall semester early as a precaution against spreading COVID-19.

Duke, ECU and UNC form partnership to better understand COVID-19’s spread in NC

A new partnership among three North Carolina universities is aimed at better understanding the spread of COVID-19, including among those who never showed symptoms, Gov. Roy Cooper (D) said Friday.

North Carolina police: Suspects chain, try to drag away ATM

Officials in a North Carolina town say police are searching for suspects who were captured chaining an ATM to a stolen pickup truck and attempting to drag it away.

Confederate group has 45 days to return ‘Silent Sam’ to UNC

A judge has imposed a 45-day deadline on the Sons of Confederate Veterans to return the Silent Sam statue to the University of North Carolina.

Trustees send letter of regret for student election actions

Two East Carolina University trustees who tried to influence a student election said in a letter that they regret that their actions.

UNCW Men’s Soccer falls on the road against ranked Carolina

No. 20 North Carolina used a goal in each half to defeat UNCW, 2-0, at newly-christened Dorrance Field at the UNC Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium on Tuesday evening.

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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.