Wilmington City Council carries over discussion of what to do with former WAVE facility on Castle Street

After a lengthy debate, Wilmington City Council opted to continue discussion of the future of the former WAVE maintenance facility at 1110 Castle Street, giving a potential developer more time to finalize a proposal.

  Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens passes away at 99

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens joined the court in 1975 and retired in 2010 as the third-longest serving justice in the Supreme Court’s history. He replaced William O. Douglas, who was the longest-serving justice.
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Secret brand deodorant donates $529,000 to US women’s soccer to help close pay gap

The company, which supports U.S. soccer through its Secret deodorant brand, says it will donate $529,000 — $23,000 for each of the 23 players on the U.S. team that won the World Cup earlier this month — to help close the pay gap.

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  New Hanover County receives feedback as it considers stormwater utility

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  Whiteville officials prepping for move into new city hall

  New Hanover Co. receives seven national achievement awards

Durham dad remembered as hero after drowning while saving kids at Wrightsville Beach

A Durham father of seven is being remembered as a hero after his family says he died while trying to rescue his children from rough water at Wrightsville Beach.
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  Boy with special needs climbs fence, gets into bison enclosure at Wildlife Safari Park

The nimble climber had scaled a 7-foot fence into an area where the park’s 23 bison live.

  Man charged with murder after deadly Wilmington shooting to be held without bond

  Wilmington Regional Safety and Health School annual education event slated for July 24-25

  First Alert Forecast: sweltering once again!

  Durham man dies while trying to rescue children off Wrightsville Beach

  Commissioner defends travel spending

  Deputies find seven pounds of marijuana after responding to home invasion call

  Wilmington continues noise ordinance discussion ahead of public meetings

  Columbus County shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

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Judge restricts social media use of Trump friend Roger Stone

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson told Stone on Tuesday that he could not use Instagram or other social media platforms while the case against him moves forward.

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East Carolina football picked fifth in the American East Division preseason poll

NCAA charges NC State with 4 men’s hoops violations

The NCAA has charged North Carolina State with four violations, accusing a former assistant coach of providing payments and benefits connected to the recruitment of one-and-done basketball player Dennis Smith Jr.

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  New tech program at CFCC prepares students for careers in cybersecurity

The Cyber Crime Technology Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is a two-year program, composed of 65 credit hours. It will train individuals to investigate computer crimes, properly seize and recover computer evidence, and aid in the prosecution of cyber-criminals.
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  House condemns Trump ‘racist’ tweets in extraordinary rebuke

Tuesday's vote was 240-187 and was solidly opposed by Republicans. It came after Trump and top congressional Republicans denied he is a racist and urged GOP lawmakers to oppose the Democratic measure.

  Brunswick County, Bald Head Island, CFPUA to receive $6M in Florence-related reimbursements

NCDOT to hold public meeting on proposal to extend Independence Blvd.

Man convicted of sex crimes against children, sentenced to 9 months in prison

North Carolina partisan gerrymandering state trial begins