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ONLY ON WWAY: Oak Island beach renourishment project raises concerns

More than a year later and the damage from Hurricane Matthew is still affecting most of the dunes on Oak Island.

Town plans to start Oak Island Pier demo in February

Plans are underway for the Oak Island Pier that was heavily damaged more than a year ago by Hurricane Matthew.
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Cooper expected to discuss offshore drilling during Wrightsville Beach visit

Gov. Roy Cooper is bringing is fight against off shore drilling to our area next week.

175,000 comforters recalled due to mold exposure

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of 175,000 comforters due to mold concerns.
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Rare jellyfish resembling an exploding firework captured on camera

Deep sea explorers captured the frilled tentacles of a rare jellyfish that resembled a firework late last year in the Pacific Ocean.

CFCC Pharmacy Technology program earns certification

Cape Fear Community College is getting a certification which only three other schools in the state have.

NC State transfer Shaun Kirk joins men’s basketball program

UNC Pembroke men's basketball head coach Ben Miller announced Thursday that the Braves have added NC State transfer Shaun Kirk to the roster. Shaun, the older brother of current UNCP freshman Tyrell Kirk, will sit out the remainder of this season and compete for the Black & Gold during the 2018-19 campaign.

Missing Horry County woman found alive after mother reportedly told she was dead

Her mother thought she had died of a drug overdose, but Tiffany Evans was found alive, Horry County police announced Wednesday night.
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Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

First he celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight Thursday.
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Alleged victim declines pursuing charges in UNCW soccer coach investigation

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office confirms they investigated UNCW women's soccer coach Paul Cairney for indecent liberties with a minor back in 2007, but at the time, the victim in the case did not want to pursue prosecution.

Wilmington man sentenced to at least 10 years in prison for 2014 murder

A New Hanover County man pleaded guilty to second degree murder and malicious conduct by a prisoner charges in court Thursday.

Getting married? Orbitz says NC’s best wedding spot is in Wilmington

Orbitz believes the best place for a trip down the aisle in the Tar Heel State is right here in the Cape Fear region.
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Congress inches closer to government shutdown

Congress has less than two days to pass a government funding measure, but Democrats and Republicans remain at an impasse over the path forward, increasing the chances of the first government shutdown since 2013.

Contraceptive app under fire for unwanted pregnancies

A contraceptive app is under fire after more than three dozen users experienced unplanned pregnancies.

Sex offender accused of being on Roger Bacon Academy campus

A man convicted of child sex crimes in New Jersey several times since 2010 now faces charges in Brunswick County.

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