Surf City grapples with how to replace sand washed away by Florence

Leaders in Surf City are weighing options on how to replace the thousands of cubic yards of sand that was lost after Hurricane Florence swept through the area.

  Amid shutdown spat, Pelosi cancels Afghanistan trip, cites Trump ‘leak’

It was the latest twist in what has become a Washington game of brinkmanship between Pelosi and Trump, playing out against the stalled negotiations over how to end the partial government shutdown.
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  Giuliani: ‘I never said there was no collusion’ between Trump campaign, Russia

Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney, made the bombshell statement Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo.

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  Four arrested in connection to armed robbery that resulted in shooting

MISSING: Woman last seen at Wilmington shelter post-Florence

GLOW Academy set to open in August

County exceeds goal in per-student spending; leaders set target for 2019-20 fiscal year

‘Buy flood insurance’: FEMA specialists share advice about preparing for natural disasters

A FEMA representative said everybody should have flood insurance, not only those who live in areas that flood frequently.
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  Disabled woman raped, impregnated in care facility in Florida, lawsuit says

The family says she was in no position to give consent because of her profound intellectual disabilities, a neurological disorder called Rett syndrome and other physical ailments. A multi-agency investigation has been launched into Pensacola Cluster, an intermediate-care facility.

  Four months after Florence, some areas just beginning to rebuild

Sunset Beach hopes to help environment with living shoreline project

As partial government shutdown continues, affordable housing concerns rise

Government shutdown impacting area farmers just before planting season

  Restrooms still an issue at Port City Marina two years later

Man wanted for sex crimes in Alamance Co. arrested in New Hanover County

Pender, Laney boys teams to miss state basketball playoffs

2 Robeson County deputies off the job following investigation

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  Those who helped Jayme Closs want her to get $50,000 reward after making own escape

The couple who called 911 for Jayme Closs, after she escaped and was brought to their house, are pointing out that she rescued herself.

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  New Hanover players rally around Muslim teammate

Kadeem Allen fills stat sheet in first game since signing new contract

Former New Hanover High School standout Kadeem Allen filled up the stat sheet in his first game since signing a two-way contract with the New York Knicks.

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Celebrating the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Wilmington gang member charged with trafficking heroin

TRAFFIC ALERT: Railroad work being done on N. 23rd, King streets

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck near Brunswick Forest causes traffic delays

First Alert Forecast: two fronts... a baby Thursday night and a beast Sunday night

Here in the First Alert Forecast Center, we're tracking two fronts: a baby front for Thursday night and a beastly cold front by Sunday night.
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Hotel dishwasher awarded $21 million after ex-employer made her work on Sundays

Marie Jean Pierre, 60, a former employee at Conrad Miami said the company violated her civil rights.

  University of Missouri students lend Wilmington a helping hand in rebuilding efforts

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office says car break-ins have risen significantly

Workshop planned to help white women understand white supremacy, end the harms of racism

Pointe at Barclay begins new 82-acre phase