New Hanover Co. Public Health holding walk-up vaccine clinics Monday and Tuesday

The Pfizer vaccine, which is approved for anyone 16 and older, will be administered from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the public health building located at 1650 Greenfield St.

NASA’s Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet

Flight controllers in California confirmed Ingenuity’s brief hop after receiving data via the Perseverance rover, which stood watch more than 200 feet away.
  • National

Suspect apprehended in fatal shooting at Wisconsin tavern

Three people were killed and two were seriously wounded in a shooting at a busy tavern in southeastern Wisconsin early Sunday, sheriff’s officials said.


  Wilmington parents create patented safety product for glider chairs

  Wilmington Marathon gives Port City businesses a boost

  City Leaders, Plastic Ocean Project, NCDOT partner up for litter sweep

Brunswick County proposes an increase in water rates

  NC’s longest serving emergency management director set to retire

According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Sprayberry will retire on August 1.
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  Attorneys at Chauvin trial in Floyd death make final pitch

All three of the possible charges require the jury to conclude that Chauvin's actions were a “substantial causal factor” in Floyd's death — and that his use of force was unreasonable.

N.C.’s COVID-19 cases increasing slightly for three straight days

Roger Self, who crashed into N.C. restaurant killing family members, sentenced to more than 50 years in prison

Boil water advisory scheduled for Greenville Ave. next week

FBI warns against making or buying fake COVID-19 vaccination cards

Wilmington police seek 16-year-old girl missing since April 5

Wilmington man facing meth, fentanyl trafficking charges

  American Rescue Plan allocates $2.5 million to Wilmington for affordable housing

‘It weighs on me heavily’: Authorities seek community’s help in solving 2017 deaths of 3 Lumberton women

  • Coronavirus

Police: Man dragged, assaulted officer after mask demand

The suspect faces multiple assault charges for allegedly hitting the officer with a rescue hammer and a store employee with a piece of lumber.


  High School Football Playoffs: Round 1

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

The UNCW women’s golf team won’t attend this weekend’s Colonial Athletic Association Championship in Greensboro, N.C.


  Myrtle Beach man accused of trafficking two teenage girls for sex in Brunswick County

  Seven sea turtles released back into ocean at Sunset Beach

  New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office asks for public’s help in larceny case

TRAFFIC ALERT: About 1,500 runners to participate in Saturday’s 11th annual Wilmington Marathon

  Arson not likely in Carolina Beach fire, investigators say

Investigators currently have no data to support an intentionally set fire, mechanical failure, or any building feature that would have contributed to the start of the fire
  • Coronavirus

Half of US adults now have received at least 1 COVID shot

The United States will likely move to resume Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine this coming week, possibly with restrictions or broader warnings after reports of some very rare blood clot cases, the government’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday.

Carolina Beach mayor’s son, one of four who jumped from balconies in condo fire, recovering

  ‘He didn’t deserve this,’ Family of elderly man attacked at Wilmington living facility files wrongful death lawsuit

  Grandfather shoots mask-wearing grandson in home invasion in N.C., officials say

  Bill to ban manufacture and use of PFAS in NC filed in General Assembly