Trump posts ‘60 Minutes’ interview before it airs

The footage shows Trump growing increasingly prickly as anchor Lesley Stahl presses him on the coronavirus pandemic, his slipping support with suburban women and other issues.
  • Coronavirus

  CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

The CDC advises anyone who has been in close contact with a COVID-19 patient to quarantine for two weeks.


  NHRMC to host medication drop off event

  “It’s time for the village to come together”: Former Moms-N-Mourning member on Wilmington violence

  New Hanover County leaders react to letter sent by state on COVID-19

  New Hanover County puts emphasis on moving drug trafficking, violent criminal cases into federal court

  Cluster of COVID-19 cases identified at school in NHC

The New Hanover County Public Health Department identified a cluster of positive COVID-19 cases in the Lyceum Academy at New Hanover High School.
  • National

  GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett as Democrats boycott

Democratic senators refused to show up in protest of the GOP’s rush to install President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  Both presidential candidates support federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

  Candidates face off on issues at Greater Wilmington Business Journal power breakfast

  New Town Hall opens in Ocean Isle Beach

  Southport-Oak Island restaurants hope for more business during annual restaurant week

  Phase 3 to remain in effect until Nov. 13; State health officials ask county leaders to take action to slow spread of COVID-19

Court rulings clarify NC mail voting rules. How to make sure your ballot counts.

Wilmington man gets 7 years in prison for trafficking crack cocaine

Brunswick County Schools to begin Phase 2 of redistricting

  • National

Anonymous woman pays off day’s worth of birthday cakes in memory of son

The woman, who wished to remain anonymous, said she "wanted to spread positivity" after losing her son about a year ago.


  UNCW quietly announces interim women’s basketball head coach ahead of media day; Barefoot still head coach

  Devontae Cacok is now a NBA Champion

Los Angeles Lakers forward Devontae Cacok left UNCW as one of the most decorated basketball players in program history.


Another member of drug trafficking ring gets federal prison sentence

Annual Forest Hills Elementary community food drive happening today

  Wilmington City Council approves changes to land development code for mixed use projects

  UPDATE: Wilmington City Council approves resolution that will allow the sale of Optimist Park

Body of missing hiker found in North Carolina, officials say

Chad Seger's body found in Shining Rock Wilderness Area of Pisgah National Forest.
  • National

  Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions in a feature-length documentary called “Francesco.”

  Pender County Schools approves Plan A for K-5 students

  Sen. Kamala Harris’ husband campaigns in Port City

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office introduces K9 Mara

  WPD is adding resources to gun violence reduction plan released this summer