Pender Sheriff’s Office warns of unknown caller targeting registered sex offenders pretending to be deputy

A number of Pender County residents who are on the state’s sex offender registry have contacted the Pender County Sheriff’s Office regarding a caller posing as a deputy and attempting to get personal information from them according to the sheriff’s office.

Official: Paris stabbing suspect targeted Charlie Hebdo

The newspaper, which routinely mocks religious figures of all kinds, decided to republish the caricatures the day before the trial into the 2015 attacks opened earlier this month.
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  ‘No easy answer’: Many ask what next in Breonna Taylor case

Authorities pleaded for calm while activists vowed to fight on Thursday in Kentucky’s largest city, where a gunman wounded two police officers during anguished protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor.

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  UNCW announces plans for spring 2021

UPDATE: UNCW identifies another cluster of COVID-19 cases, the first in University Suite O

  Hallmark star wraps filming ‘U.S.S. Christmas’ in Wilmington, reflects on time on set

LGC offers insight into bylaws for proposed $1.25 billion community foundation from sale of NHRMC

  Duck recovering at sanctuary after being shot in the head with blow dart

A duck shot in the head at Silver Lake with a blow dart is expected to make a full recovery.
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  Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor’s case

Breonna Taylor’s family and their lawyers sharply criticized Kentucky’s attorney general for the failure to bring charges against police officers in her death, calling Friday for him to release the transcripts of the grand jury proceeding while vowing to continue their protests .

  Judge rules against group seeking to delay NHRMC sale over release of documents

Traffic stop leads to trio of arrests on heroin-related charges

  NC toddler accidentally shot in the head by sibling, officials say

NC elections board released closed meeting minutes, memos after vote scrutiny

  New Hanover County Schools stocks up on PPE for start of plan B

  Black Lives Matter Wilmington rallies for further justice in Breonna Taylor case

  Wilmington film industry bounces back after global 6 month industry blackout

  Columbus Co. Sheriff’s Office refuses to release incident reports, media outlets engage attorney

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  Trump expected to announce conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Republicans are expecting President Donald Trump to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he aims to put a historic stamp on the high court just weeks before the election.

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Tailgating not allowed on property as Panthers prepare for home games at 7 percent capacity

  No Fans: No problem for Coastal Christian volleyball parents

Even though they aren’t allowed to watch in the gym, parents of Coastal Christian volleyball players don’t have to miss a single serve.

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North Carolina surpasses 1 million mark for absentee ballots requested

Wilmington drug dealer gets decade-long federal prison sentence

Resignation of NC elections board Republicans raises questions about closed session vote

Downtown Wilmington Riverwalk undergoing repairs

Officials to lift burn ban in unincorporated parts of New Hanover Co.

The burn ban in the unincorporated portions of New Hanover County will be lifted Friday, Sept. 25, county officials announced.
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  Ginsburg makes history again, lying in state at Capitol

The ceremony is expected to be a celebration and honoring of her life and work, with musical selections from one of Ginsburg’s favorite opera singers, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves.

  Former animal control director files complaint against District Attorney

  Pender Co. deputies seek ID of car break-in suspects

  Elderly man, five animals killed in Duplin County home explosion

  Pender Co. sheriff says community should stay vigilant in wake of recent human trafficking arrests