In despair, protesters take to streets for Breonna Taylor

People dismayed that the Louisville, Kentucky, officers who shot Breonna Taylor haven't be charged with her death have vowed to persist in their fight for justice.
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Fraud, backlogs disrupt US unemployment benefit payments

The biggest threat is posed by sophisticated international fraud rings that often use stolen identities to apply for benefits, filling out the forms with a wealth of accurate information that enables their applications to “sail through the system.”


Wilmington drug dealer gets decade-long federal prison sentence

Resignation of NC elections board Republicans raises questions about closed session vote

Downtown Wilmington Riverwalk undergoing repairs

Officials to lift burn ban in unincorporated parts of New Hanover Co.

  Former animal control director files complaint against District Attorney

Former Columbus County Animal Control Director Joey Prince says he is not guilty of criminal charges leveled against him in 2018, but cannot clear his name because the District Attorney still has not taken his case to trial.
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  ‘No easy answer’: Many ask what next in Breonna Taylor case

Authorities pleaded for calm while activists vowed to fight on Thursday in Kentucky’s largest city, where a gunman wounded two police officers during anguished protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor.

  Pender Co. deputies seek ID of car break-in suspects

  Elderly man, five animals killed in Duplin County home explosion

  Pender Co. sheriff says community should stay vigilant in wake of recent human trafficking arrests

Both Republican members of N.C. State Board of Elections announce resignation

  Lara Trump makes ‘Women for Trump’ campaign stop in Wilmington

  UNCW professor discovers ancient mummified penguins in Antarctica

  Two New Hanover County Schools honored with national health award

Whiteville City Council votes in favor of food trucks at special events

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  Despite Trump attacks, both parties vow orderly election

Congressional Republicans pushed back Thursday after President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.


  Gale Sayers remembered by childhood friend of Brian Piccolo

UNCW women’s basketball team adds two assistant coaches

UNCW Head Women’s Basketball Coach Karen Barefoot has announced the addition of Jocelyn Floyd and Matt Lynch to her coaching staff for the 2020-21 season.


Bladen deputies use stop sticks to blow out tires, arrest suspected motorcycle thieves

Plasma from Red Cross blood donors helps people with COVID-19

NHCSO asks for public’s help in larceny cases

  Reverse osmosis water coolers installed at 29 New Hanover County schools

  Judge to rule on lawsuit seeking to delay NHRMC sale over document requests

A Superior Court judge heard arguments Wednesday morning after a group filed a lawsuit seeking to delay the sale of New Hanover Regional Medical Center until the hospital and New Hanover County turn over documents related to the transaction.
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  Police tase woman at football game in Logan, Ohio

Police say the woman was not arrested for not wearing a mask, but was charged for violating school policy and refusing to leave the premises.

Pender County Schools announces administration changes at Topsail High, Penderlea

  COVID or flu? Doctors urge children get the flu vaccine so symptoms aren’t mistaken

  Two injured in wreck on Andrew Jackson Highway

  Wilmington-shot ‘USS Christmas’ to premiere on Nov. 28