North Carolina Spring Litter Sweep begins

Spring Litter Sweep begins after NCDOT had to cancel both sweeps last year.

Andrew: Philip’s death has left ‘huge void’ in queen’s life

Prince Andrew, the third of the couple’s four children, attended church at the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor along with other members of the royal family, two days after the 99-year-old Philip died at Windsor Castle.
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Philip, defined by role of husband to British queen, dies

Philip spent a month in hospital earlier this year before being released on March 16 to return to Windsor Castle.

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Governor Cooper signs three bills into law that address educational challenges exacerbated by the pandemic

  Promenade performances replace Historic Wilmington Foundation’s Azalea Festival Home Tour

New Hanover County looking to fill vaccine appointments for next week; will hold walk-up clinic for J&J shot

  Bill in NC senate proposes new process for releasing law enforcement video

Body found on Outer Banks beach

Authorities say a man’s body washed up Friday morning on an Outer Banks beach.
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Semi-truck driver crashes into murder suspect’s car to end police chase

The hours-long police chase through multiple California counties included near collisions, the running of red lights, wrong-way driving and driving on sidewalks.

  Wilmington works to address murals in city code, would allow more in certain districts

  Foul play suspected after two people found dead in Bladen County home

  Flamingo fundraiser nets $10,000 to help children, cancer patients

Suspect, victim were married days before Raleigh killing, documents show

Whiteville man facing pair of assault charges

Covid-19 protocols forces UNCW to withdraw from CAA women’s golf championship

  Leland police cancel Silver Alert after missing woman found safe

  Despite pandemic, New Hanover County’s homes saw a 24% increase in value in just two years

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Charles: Royal family ‘deeply grateful’ for world’s support

Batteries of cannons in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast and other cities were set to fire 41 rounds at one-minute intervals starting at midday.

SPORTS

  Friday Night Football: Week 7

  Bill looks to add ACC Tournament to public holidays in NC

A bill filed Tuesday by Democratic Senators in the North Carolina General Assembly aims to make the ACC Tournament a public holiday.

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  Two Wilmington men plead guilty in 2018 drug deal that turned deadly

  Vaccine hesitancy among health care workers raises concerns

  CDC finds no reason for concern with Johnson & Johnson vaccine following limited reactions

UNCW Men’s Basketball team welcomes two transfers, including former Seahawk Fornes

  Providers announce vaccine site changes as senior resource center, movie theater resume normal operations

New Hanover County providers are announcing changes to where they will offer COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks.
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  Medical examiner blames police pressure for Floyd’s death

Derek Chauvin, 45, is charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death May 25.

Shark Tracker shows “Charlotte” may be heading toward Wilmington

  Beach rental company request changes from Wrightsville Beach to allow for more services on the beach

Ronnie Long, wrongly imprisoned in NC for 44 years, gets $750,000 in compensation

  Community Spotlight: Non-profit helps families navigate early childhood development