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Plan would allow county employees to carry guns in buildings

A North Carolina county manager has received the go-ahead to develop a plan which would allow workers to carry guns inside county buildings.

Locals bike from Wilmington to Washington State

Imagine getting bored enough to bike 3,576 miles.

Onslow County woman wins more than $357K prize

Sharon Lindsey of Jacksonville always said she would win big one day, and on September 25, her premonition came true with a $357,731 Fast Play win.

Thousands gather at March on Washington commemorations

Capping a week of protests and outrage over the police shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin, civil rights advocates on Friday denounced police and vigilante violence against Black Americans at a commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington.

Poll: Pandemic does little to alter US views on health care

A new poll suggests Americans have little interest in big changes to health care as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Esper orders remainder of active duty troops in Washington region back to home base

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has ordered that active duty troops who were moved to the Washington DC area should return to their home base of Fort Drum in New York, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Friday.

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.

Trump names NC Congressman Mark Meadows next White House chief of staff

North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows will replace Mick Mulvaney as President Donald Trump’s chief of staff.

US official: American casualties in Afghan military mission

The U.S. military says American and Afghan military personnel have been fired on while conducting an operation in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.