Foster Pantry opens its doors for even more families in need

Foster pantry, a nonprofit opened its doors to kinship and foster families Saturday. Cofounder of Foster Pantry, Emily Klinefelter felt called to start the nonprofit that helps foster and kinship families get clothes, toys and every day essentials they may not have when they brought a child in.

Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

Ryan Zinke , the 52nd Secretary of the Interior, was tapped by Trump in December 2016.
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Trump picks Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

Mulvaney is currently the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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First Alert Forecast: Rain continues Saturday, clearing Sunday

Yard sales December 15

Coroner to test Baby Boy Horry’s DNA for possible match to mother accused of killing two babies

Exclusive: Mark Harris addresses voter fraud allegations in race for 9th Congressional District

Wilmington police investigating homicide after man found shot to death

A man was found dead with gunshot wounds in Wilmington on Friday night
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Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

Saturday is the deadline for ACA coverage in most of the country.

  Temporary pump installed in Wilmington neighborhood to fight flooding while failed pipe is replaced

One suspect still at large, two arrested after Columbus Co. chase

State board to hold Jan. 11 hearing on NC-9 election fraud investigation

NBC’s Chuck Todd expects new election in NC-9 because of fraud investigation

Gov. Cooper vetoes voter ID bill

Former youth pastor at Leland church charged with sexual assault

WPD looking for man suspected of punching fire chief

Bladen County state senator refuses to answer questions about election fraud investigation

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  Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled that the rest of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, was inextricably linked to the individual mandate, and so the whole law is unconstitutional.

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No. 12 North Carolina upsets No. 4 Gonzaga at home

NC State’s Kitchings, McDonald to fill co-coordinator roles

North Carolina State has named assistants Des Kitchings and George McDonald as co-offensive coordinators.

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  Petsense holds Adopt an Angel event

NHC detectives seize 100 pounds of high grade marijuana during bust

UNC Board of Governors rejects plan to store ‘Silent Sam’ in $5 million building

‘Just for Buyers’: The best local real estate deals for the week of December 10th

  Eastern North Carolina’s near brush with a thermonuclear catastrophe

During the height of the Cold War with the Soviet Union, a military plane carrying two thermonuclear bombs crashed landed near Faro, NC. It wasn't discovered until decades later just how close eastern North Carolina was to a disaster.
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Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

The two work horses surprised everyone - especially the truck driver.

Hiring red flags, officer safety cited as concerns in Southport police audit

Deputies release names of two arrested following chase Thursday

New Smithfield Foods distribution center opens in Tar Heel

Several N.C. ferries running alternate schedules Dec. 24-25