The man accused of robbing one store in Wilmington and trying to rob another just two hours later in Bolivia is now in jail. 

New Hanover County wants to buy 18 acres of land in Echo Farms to preserve open space and bring new recreational facilities to the area.

The Senate has advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation.

After taking responsibility for the epic best picture flub at the Oscars last year, Tim Ryan of PwC got down to business.

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Man linked to two dollar store robberies arrested in Brunswick County

The man accused of robbing one store in Wilmington and trying to rob another just two hours later in Bolivia is now in jail. 
Gov. Roy Cooper talks about his opposition to offshore drilling during a visit to Wrightsville Beach on Jan. 22, 2018. (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

Gov. Cooper discusses opposition to offshore drilling during visit to Wrightsville Beach

Gov. Cooper came to Wrightsville Beach today to discuss his opposition to the Trump administration's plan to allow drilling off the Atlantic coast.

Commissioners take first step toward buying part of Echo Farms

New Hanover County wants to buy 18 acres of land in Echo Farms to preserve open space and bring new recreational facilities to the area.
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Police investigate man shot in Houston Moore

WPD reports one man has been shot. His injuries are not serious and they are currently investigating.
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Senate advances bill to reopen government

The Senate has advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation.

Man linked to two dollar store robberies arrested in Brunswick County

The man accused of robbing one store in Wilmington and trying to rob another just two hours later in Bolivia is now in jail. 
Gov. Roy Cooper talks about his opposition to offshore drilling during a visit to Wrightsville Beach on Jan. 22, 2018. (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

Gov. Cooper discusses opposition to offshore drilling during visit to Wrightsville Beach

Gov. Cooper came to Wrightsville Beach today to discuss his opposition to the Trump administration's plan to allow drilling off the Atlantic coast.

Commissioners take first step toward buying part of Echo Farms

New Hanover County wants to buy 18 acres of land in Echo Farms to preserve open space and bring new recreational facilities to the area.

Sheriff: Shooting at Texas high school, suspect in custody

Sheriff's officials say there's been a shooting at a high school in a small town south of Dallas and a suspect is in custody.
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New rules govern handling of Oscar envelopes

After taking responsibility for the epic best picture flub at the Oscars last year, Tim Ryan of PwC got down to business.
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Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

Vice President Mike Pence on Monday told Israel's parliament that the U.S. Embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, ahead of schedule.

Shutdown continues into workweek, as Senate talks drag on

Seeking to win over holdout votes, McConnell pledged Sunday that the Senate would take up legislation on some top Democratic priorities, including immigration, if they aren't already addressed by Feb. 8.

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.

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