’I was livid all over again’: Blood tests in GenX Exposure Study come back positive for PFAS. PFOA is four times the national average.

On Tuesday night, researchers with the “GenX Exposure Study” revealed their findings that blood samples of 345 New Hanover County residents tested positive for several PFAS, but not GenX.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Reward increased as search for kidnapped 13-year-old NC girl enters second week
The search continues after more than a week for 13-year-old Hania Aguilar, who was reportedly abducted last Monday- Nov. 5 - in Lumberton.
Housing complex management to residents: Move out by Thanksgiving
A community meeting is where 80 units learned about the required move-out. The housing complex is not providing an alternate living space during this time, but FEMA, DSS, social workers, and EMS were on site helping people register and evaluate housing options.
I finally got a FEMA trailer, but not the keys. Now what?
The much anticipated FEMA travel trailers have finally hit the ground in Pender County.

  ‘I prayed for a miracle and it rolled in today’: Disabled veteran reeling from Florence receives camper, new wheelchair

Army veteran Fred Saunders, 63, lost his Pender County home due to damage after Hurricane Florence. It was the third time his home was destroyed.

Teen charged after man’s body found at Durham construction site

Authorities in North Carolina have charged a teenager in the death of a man whose body was found at a construction site.
Boil advisory issued for portion of Lake Waccamaw
Celebrity chef Robert Irvine to host fundraiser for GLOW Academy
Wreaths Across America looks to again fill Wilmington National Cemetery, honor soldiers

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Missing zoo meerkat case solved with 3 charged in Australia

A man who couldn't resist a month-old meerkat has been fined with snatching the baby animal from a zoo in Perth, Australia

After cease-fire, Israel captures Gaza assailant on border

The Israeli military says it has shot at and captured a Palestinian who approached the Gaza perimeter fence and hurled grenades into Israel

SPORTS

Seahawks still winless after lopsided loss to Spartans

  Surprised by NCAA bid, UNCW prepares for Furman on Thursday

UNCW’s men’s soccer will continue on Thursday after it was announced Monday that the Seahawks earned a berth in the NCAA tournament.