Trump plans ‘major announcement’ on border, longest shutdown

President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week.
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Sony and RCA record labels sever ties with R. Kelly

The record labels have remained silent in light of mounting pressure following a documentary on the singer.

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Pender Co. deputy placed on administrative duty after officer-involved shooting

Man accused of driving onto Wilmington’s downtown Riverwalk

After battle with cancer, Lewis sworn in as senior resident superior court judge

Surf City hosting dune restoration day using recycled Christmas trees

Groundbreaking ceremony held for new downtown Wilmington hotel

Construction on a new hotel in downtown Wilmington will begin soon. But first, a groundbreaking ceremony for the Aloft Coastline Hotel will take place Friday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m.
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  Women’s March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversy

The third annual Women’s March is returning to Washington on Saturday amid inclement weather, ideological schisms and the longest government shutdown in American history.

  Trial date set in disputed Columbus Co. sheriff’s race

Police seek driver in Wilmington hit-and-run that injured motorcyclist

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

Many show support at annual TreeFest seedling distribution

  Heads up: Viewing conditions for this weekend’s lunar eclipse

Real estate best buys in the Cape Fear region

North Carolina elections board let green card holder vote

Four arrested in connection to armed robbery that resulted in shooting

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  ‘But we didn’t know it’: Honor roll student suspended after using counterfeit money at school

Christian Philon and his parents say the punishment is unfair.

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  Late three pushes UNCW women past James Madison

  New Hanover players rally around Muslim teammate

Before she ever got on the basketball court, New Hanover High School’s Qassata Turner was answering questions from teammates about the khimar she wears on her head.

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  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

  Four months after Florence, some areas just beginning to rebuild

According to Kyle Breuer with the county’s planning and development department, residents need to elevate or modify their homes in some way to fall under flood plain regulations. Then, he said, a building permit can be issued.
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  Trump plans big announcement on Saturday on shutdown, border

President Donald Trump says he'll make a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues.

  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