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Beloved postal worker retires after delivering three decades of smiles

Residents of the Echo Farms community bid farewell to a beloved postal worker who retired after three decades of service on Friday afternoon.

Snow, holiday shipping loads delaying 10 million packages a day

A flood of mail, a historic boom in online holiday purchases and one of the biggest snowstorms in the Northeast in years are combining to overwhelm the U.S. shipping system. 

Mailing a Christmas package? Shipping deadlines begin

The holidays are upon us and despite the crazy upheaval of 2020, some traditions remain intact. One of those is the rush to ship Christmas gifts in time for them to reach their destinations by the 25.

2020 set up to be the busiest mailing holiday season ever

The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on the 2020 holiday season, with many people changing their plans this year. It is setting up to be an even busier year for those looking to send and receive packages. 

USPS’ Operation Santa starts Monday with digital option

The US Postal Service's "Operation Santa" launches Monday.

US Postal Service faces delivery delays

The U.S. Postal Service is seeing more delays in delivering the mail, with the agency disclosing last week that about 20% of all letters and packages sent around the country in the week ended October 23 were late.

Postal Service agrees to reverse service changes

The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to reverse changes that slowed mail service nationwide.

US judge orders stop to Postal Service cuts, echoing others

A federal judge in Philadelphia has joined others around the country in ordering the U.S. Postal Service to halt recent service cuts.

NC elections board, Republicans spar over absentee changes

North Carolina’s elections board and state Republican heavyweights are sparring over the efficacy and legality of a brokered agreement that eases mail-in ballot rules.

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Suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting

The suspect then veered at the deputy as the suspect tried to hit the officer with his vehicle. Both WPD and NHCSO fired upon the suspect, striking him at least once.

Resort style rental property project proposed for the town of Navassa

A resort style rental community might be coming to the town of Navassa.

Local residents express concerns surrounding Project Grace

New Hanover County’s Project Grace would create a new facility in downtown Wilmington, that would combine the library and Cape Fear Museum in one location, but not everyone agrees with the plan.

Pender County parents concerned schools won’t offer virtual learning

In Pender County, parents of elementary school students who relied on virtual learning will not have that option for fall 2021, and are having to make other arrangements.