Wreaths Across America honors the lives of veterans who have given the ultimate sacrifice

More than 5,000 graves lie in Wilmington National Cemetery. Saturday, more than 1,600 locations around the globe laid wreaths on the graves of veterans for the holiday season.

  Disappointment as marathon climate talks end with slim deal

Marathon international climate talks have closed with negotiators postponing until next year a key decision on global carbon markets.
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  Police: 1 person shot at Atlanta-area mall, suspect at large

Shoppers at an Atlanta-area mall were sent into a panic Saturday as a gunman opened fire during the busy Christmas shopping season.

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Dog alerts family to early morning mobile home fire

Yard sales December 14

HAPPENING TODAY: UNCW prepares for fall commencement ceremonies

  “Little Love Box” shares letters of hope

  First Alert Forecast: slug of rain to push through SE NC

As we round out the week, the next round of rain will splash through the Cape Fear Region Friday. High pressure builds in by the weekend providing more sunshine. Next week get ready for another roller coaster ride.
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James Kennedy, subject of the movie ‘Radio,’ passes away

James “Radio” Kennedy, who was portrayed by Cuba Gooding Jr. in the 2003 film “Radio,” has passed away.

New Hanover County deputies search for missing teen

  New Hanover High School baseball coach accused of assaulting student

  NC attorney general fights proposed rule that could hurt tipped workers

Crash closes lanes on I-40 in New Hanover County

  Deputies called to Myrtle Grove home for man shot in the leg

Pender County deputies looking for man who beat, bit, robbed victim

Topsail Beach reimbursed $18.8 million for hurricane-related beach damage

Tree-removal company pays $26K in penalties in Wilmington price gouging case

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Newtown football title brings joy on painful anniversary

Newtown, Connecticut, marked the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with vigils, church services and a moment of joy when the community’s high school football team won the state championship Saturday.

SPORTS

  10th Annual Brunswick C.C. Holiday Classic scoreboard

  Hoggard’s Brady Rankin named WECT Athlete of the week

Hoggard’s Brady Rankin is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

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  New Hanover County Commission to vote on new stormwater service

  Foul play suspected after body found in Columbus County

Hurricane Florence victim can rebuild after winning Mega Millions drawing

UNCW plans to add new facility for recently approved Coastal Engineering degree

TRAFFIC ALERT: NCDOT to close Wilmington lanes Sunday morning for tree trimming

The N.C. Department of Transportation plans to close several traffic lanes in Wilmington Sunday morning to safely trim low hanging limbs.
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  Anonymous donations pay off $70K in layaway purchases

Some $70,000 in layaway purchases were paid off at two Walmart stores in Alabama.

  Proposed tuition increase for UNCW would benefit student support programs

  Hospital employees load up ambulances with toys

Southport-Fort Fisher ferry route to close for three months for ramp replacement

Booze it & Lose it: Find a designated driver instead