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56th National Sweet Potato Convention held in Wilmington

Wilmington is the home to the 56th Annual National Sweet Potato Convention this year. It is bringing more than 600 people from all over the country.

Azalea Festival kicks-off early with Chefs’ Showcase event

Pre-festival events are already underway for the North Carolina Azalea Festival with the Chefs' Showcase.

Doughnut-eating champ charged with stealing from Dunkin’

The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports 27-year-old Bradley Hardison of Elizabeth City was charged Thursday with stealing from a Dunkin' Donuts in November.

Police: One male shot, investigation ongoing in Houston Moore

WPD reports one man has been shot. His injuries are not serious and they are currently investigating.

Dozens dressed as Tyrannosaurus rex descend on public square

His name means "king of the tyrant lizards," but sometimes Tyrannosaurus rex just wants to party.

Police: Man steals $5,000 worth of Coach bags in Myrtle Beach

A man was caught on camera shoplifting over $5,000 worth of bags from a Coach store according to police.
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Lumberton police charge woman in weekend deadly shooting

A man was found shot to death Saturday night on East 9th Street in Lumberton.

High Tide Lounge holds fundraiser for Inland Harbor fire victims

High Tide Lounge held a fundraiser Saturday for those affected by the fire, with all the proceeds going to the Pleasure Island Disaster Relief Fund.

Average US gas price jumps 4 cents to $2.58 for regular

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 4 cents nationally over the past two weeks to $2.58.

Shutdown cancels North Carolina National Guard training

The federal government shutdown has scuttled plans for a National Guard training exercise at Fort Bragg and created uncertainty for the Army base's civilian employees and local businesses.

Wilmington police searching for armed robbery suspect

Police say the suspect displayed a black semi-auto handgun and obtained an undisclosed amount of cash.

Cardiac Seahawks men’s basketball team stuns Towson Tigers in OT

Brian Starr’s leaner in the lane with five seconds remaining in overtime caromed off the rim and UNCW completed a dramatic comeback to stun Towson, 73-71, in a Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball rematch on Saturday night at Trask Coliseum.

Senate GOP plans a vote aimed at ending shutdown

A Senate showdown vote on a Republican plan for ending the federal shutdown is on track to occur by early Monday. Democrats say they have the votes to block it.

Spotlight to focus on women at 24th annual SAG Awards

The Screen Actors Guild Awards' tendency to predict eventual Oscar winners won't be the only thing commanding attention when the 24th annual ceremony airs Sunday.

Highly regarded prospect Williamson picks Duke

High-flying high school power forward Zion Williamson has committed to Duke, giving the Blue Devils the nation's three top-rated college prospects.

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