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Heading downtown in Wilmington tonight? Low-lying areas of the Cape Fear expected to flood

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- The National Weather Service has issued a sever weather alert for Thursday night and is warning of minor flooding in...

Authorities ask for public’s help in kidnapping and rape case of homeless woman

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY — The Sheriff's Office is asking for public assistance in the case against a repeat sex-offender who kidnapped, imprisoned and sexually assaulted...

‘Jiu-jitsu Mermaid’: meet the Wilmington girl fighting teenage boys, even adults, and winning

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WILMINGTON --- The first time Terah Hieber stepped on the mat to practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu she was a natural, easily getting the hang of...

UNCW film studies chair, graduates, address ‘uphill battle’ for Wilmington independent film

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WILMINGTON – TNT’s “Good Behavior” got renewed. House Bill 2 was repealed (sort of: it's complicated). But many local filmmakers are seeing the same...

Longshore current warning issued for all area beaches on Saturday

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SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA --- The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a coastal hazard warning for all day Saturday. The warning is for all...
The Seek Then Speak interface allows users to choose web, mobile, text or multilingual automated phone ways to communicate. (Photo Benjamin Schachtman)

Wilmington-based company launches streamlined smartphone system to help sexual assault victims

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WILMINGTON – April is sexual assault awareness month and a locally based technology company is doing its part to aid victims. The company will...

Opioids in the Cape Fear: ‘One of the most frightening issues of our time’

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Editor's note: Welcome to our ongoing series about opioids. We originally planned this as a smaller series, but as the reporting unfolded, so did...

Former Wilmington Hammerhead Mark Briggs appointed head coach of Real Monarchs SLC

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SANDY, Utah – After joining the club just after Thanksgiving in 2016, former Wilmington Hammerheads player and coach Mark Briggs was appointed on Thursday as...

Opioids: An appendix for readers

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Note for readers: The conversations around the opioid epidemic are often peppered with technical terms and names. We've compiled this appendix of terms and will...

How to avoid stress when selling your home

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The Home selling process can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be.  Today, we want to share a few tips to help you...