Hundreds turn out for Bladen County election fraud meeting

They voted, but many in Bladen County are now concerned their vote did not count.

  Elon Musk unveils prototype for underground highways

Elon Musk unveiled an experimental tunnel that aims to ease traffic congestion in major cities.
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  Actor, director Penny Marshall dies at 75

Penny Marshall, who starred in the hit TV show “Laverne & Shirley” before becoming an acclaimed film director, has died at the age of 75.


  Restart in Style: Pop-up shop gives hurricane victims free designer clothing

Lawyer for central figure in NC-09 investigation releases statement, denies client broke law

Woman facing child abuse charges, DWI after school bus crash

After years of litigation, couple’s lawsuit over their property’s flooding nearing end

Cooper to veto bill addressing NC-09 election redo

North Carolina’s governor says he’s vetoing legislation directing new elections if fraud is found in a disputed U.S. House race because the hastily approved bill also adds new cover for lobbyists and people who violate campaign finance laws.
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Report: Facebook allowed companies to access users’ private messages in special partnerships, among other abilities

A New York Times report highlighted one particularly invasive example in which Netflix, Spotify and the Royal Bank of Canada were given the ability to read, write and delete the private messages of users.

  At least 21 candidates used Dowless, Red Dome over last decade

Final beam to be added to new Public Health & Social Services building

WPD: ‘Aggressive’ panhandler shot in downtown Wilmington after attacking man

Citizen complaints lead to drug arrests in Columbus County

Boil advisory in place for parts of Lake Waccamaw

New study found almost half of parents re-use antibiotics

More Americans will travel this holiday season than ever before

New Hanover Co. disaster recovery center to close Thursday

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In bipartisan act, Senate passes criminal justice reform bill with overwhelming support

The bill, The First Step Act, is also expected to pass the House and be signed into law by President Donald Trump.


Area high schools to receive grants from Carolina Panthers, Bank of America

The Carolina Panthers and Bank of America are giving $250,000 in Hurricane Florence disaster relief grants to 17 high schools in North and South Carolina.


  Bladen Co. commissioners adopt resolution asking state board to certify political races

‘Gaze on the faces of those you are hurting’: H2GO commissioners given packets with photos of schoolchildren

Wilmington City Council announces $7M settlement for man wrongly convicted of murder: ‘This is not today’s police department’

Commissioner says sheriff’s residency concern will be fine if ‘we leave it alone’

Brunswick Co. approves hiring firms needed to issue bond for reverse osmosis treatment

Brunswick County plans to increase water capacity by 12 million gallons per day and low-pressure reverse osmosis treatment to address new and emerging compounds is also expected to be added
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  Report skewers VA for neglecting suicide prevention outreach

The report shows a lack of leadership from the Trump administration is directly impacting the VA’s ability to reach suicidal veterans.

  Cause determined for fire that gutted Wilmington home

James Sprunt signs Guaranteed Admissions Agreement with UNCW

Police seek missing Wilmington teen

NCGOP calls on elections board to immediately produce evidence or certify results in NC-09 race