Surf camp for wounded veterans hosted in Carolina Beach in honor of International Surfing Day

On International Surfing Day, military veterans grabbed their boards and paddled out into the ocean with Ocean Cure and the Wounded Warrior Project.

  His wife died during childbirth; 21 days later, his newborn son passed away

A Florida father who lost both his wife and newborn son within a month of each other isn't succumbing to heartbreak. Instead, he's working to make sure no other parent has to go through what he has.
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  Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit U.S. threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon considers beefing up defenses in the Persian Gulf area.

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Brunswick County deputies safely locate missing man

Wrightsville Beach officials prepare for a busy summer season

  Highway 6: Historic steel bars of old Pender Co. Jail hold decades of slammer stories

Man convicted in FBI secretary’s murder requests case review

7-year-old who saved her mother’s life presented award

One local mother is still alive, thanks to the composure and quick thinking of her 7-year-old daughter.
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Target’s tech trouble clogs stores with long checkout lines

The outage caused extended wait times for customers hoping to check out.

Couple accused of selling Xanax gummies in Bladen County community

  Highway 6: Inside the damaged Pender County Courthouse in Burgaw

  Highway 6: Burgaw Cemetery is not full, no space is available to be purchased from town

NC shark bite victim speaks publicly for first time

Whiteville man used $55K in counterfeit checks to buy vehicles, police say

TRAFFIC ALERT: ‘Significant’ delays expected as crews begin paving East Oak Island Drive Monday morning

  Highway 6: Hollywood turned Burgaw into backdrop for films, TV shows since 1980s

WPD looking for suspects in theft from Mayfaire store

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  10-year-old drag queen harassed online, mother says

Michelle Porter said she will continue to support her son Sparkle.

SPORTS

UNCW basketball lands local transfer

West Bladen High School graduate John Bowen is joining the UNCW men’s basketball team.

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  First Alert Forecast: obscenely low humidity Friday and Saturday

Craft beer group responds to decision not to serve local beer at concert series

S.C. family asking for birthday cards for boy fighting cancer

  Bond for suspect in cold case rape set at $2 million

Warrants issued for separate Wilmington hit-and-runs on same day

The Wilmington Police Department has issued warrants for two drivers involved in hit-and-runs on the same day.
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  Off-duty LA cop discharged gun during deadly Costco shooting

A gunman opened fire inside a Southern California Costco during an argument Friday night, killing a man, wounding two other people and sparking a stampede of terrified shoppers before he was taken into custody, police said.

  Highway 6: Blueberry recipes sent in by viewers

We’re in Burgaw today for Highway 6!

Pender Co. Animal Shelter waives fee for adult animals

  Highway 6: Why not try blueberry bell pepper salsa?