Student hunts for ‘mystery couple’ she captured in stunning engagement photo at Yosemite

A Notre Dame student snapped the viral photo at Yosemite National Park a few months ago when the couple was having professional engagement photos taken.
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  10th American dies in Dominican Republic

Family members said Vittorio Caruso died after falling victim to respiratory distress. He may have also had a heart attack.


  Bogus applications plaguing NC college campuses, pose security risk

Plans submitted for car wash at site of College Diner

  Whiteville man accused of trying to force ex-girlfriend into car at gunpoint

  First Alert Forecast: temps to turn up to start new work week

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closure planned on Front Street due to crane work

A portion of North Front Street will be closed to traffic Monday, June 24, and Tuesday, June 25.
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McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund

The meeting comes as Jon Stewart has blistered Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other congressional leaders for what he calls a lack of urgency to replenish the victims' fund, which was set up after the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.

  Fire destroys home of Whiteville police officer

  Waterspout confirmed off of Wrightsville Beach

NC lottery drawing produces more than 2,000 winners

  Healthcare providers statewide meet to plan for future disasters

Pender EMS & Fire receive award from American Heart Association

Freeman Park fills up Saturday afternoon

Boubacar Aw: A success story on and off the court (”1on1 with Jon Evans” podcast)

  First Alert forecast: Soggy Start to Summer’s First Weekend

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  U.S. measles count reaches 1,077

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported 1,077 measles cases this year through June 20, up 33 from the last update.


Boubacar Aw: A success story on and off the court (”1on1 with Jon Evans” podcast)

Duke star Zion Williamson selected No.1 in 2019 NBA Draft

Former Duke phenom Zion Williamson will be headed to New Orleans as the top pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.


12-year-old boy dies after fall at trampoline park in Gaston County

Frozen blackberries sold in NC recalled over risk of Norovirus

  Under Contract: Sale pending for Market North Apartments

  Attorney General warns North Carolinians of summer travel scams

Wilmington teen killed in head-on crash in Pender County

A Wilmington teenager was killed in head-on crash in Pender County Friday morning.
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  Trump signs order imposing sanctions on Iran supreme leader

The sanctions follow Iran's downing of a more than $100 million U.S. surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz that has ratcheted up tensions.

  ‘It’s pretty simple actually’: Wrightsville Beach native presents idea for town’s drawbridge

Wilmington police safely locate man missing since Wednesday

Latest test results show spike in PFAS level in Cape Fear River

Clerk blames turnover, human error as N.C. Auditor finds deficiencies at Pender Superior Court office