Popular Wrightsville Beach bar can serve liquor again

A bar in Wrightsville Beach has received a permit to sell liquor along with beer and wine for the first time in nearly three years. The town of Wrightsville Beach isn’t happy about the reopening and is contesting that permit.

  ‘You try to help when you can’: UPS driver saves 2 from 9-alarm fire in Boston

The UPS driver breathed in too much smoke during the rescue and had to be taken to the hospital.
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  Brawl takes over field at youth baseball game in Colo.

Four people in Lakewood, Colo. were charged with disorderly conduct and fighting in public. Police are still working to identify the man in a white shirt and teal shorts.

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NC daycare worker accused of intentionally dropping 11-month-old child

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  Learn to swim program at UNCW provides lessons for children in underserved communities

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, black children ages 5-19 are 5.5 times more likely to drown in a pool than white kids of the same age.
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  72 Philadelphia officers off streets amid probe into social media posts

The posts were uncovered by a team of researchers who spent two years looking at the personal Facebook accounts of police officers from Arizona to Florida.

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S.C. boy fighting cancer receives 6K birthday cards

Man serving life sentence for fatally stabbing wife at Wilmington gas station in 1987 up for parole

  Officials release identity of body found in Wilmington

  At least a dozen shots fired, two people hospitalized in incident at Prince Mini Mart

  Wilmington Farmers Market at Tidal Creek sets themselves apart with new benefits

  Employee arrested in connection to break-in at Whiteville restaurant

TRAFFIC ALERT: CFPUA repairs to affect traffic on Independence Blvd.

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  LOOK: Spectacular wave-like clouds form in Virginia

The cloud formation looks like a series of waves crashing on the ocean.

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New Hanover’s Blake Walston signs with Diamondbacks

UNCW’s Karen Barefoot honored by The Apprentice School

Karen Barefoot is a Hall of Famer. Again.

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  ‘I couldn’t ask for a better friend’: Longtime friend remembers motorcyclist killed in crash

Price’s friend of 15 years, Kevin Singletary, saw him hours before he died.
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  Self-help guru convicted in lurid sex-trafficking case

A jury in federal court in Brooklyn took less than five hours to find Keith Raniere guilty on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him of coercing women into sex.

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Reward offered in unsolved 2018 Wilmington homicide

  NHC leaders continue pledge to keep students in classrooms, out of courtrooms

Wake County recreation center under fire for ‘racially motivated’ pool rules