Surf City appoints new town manager to start in 2020

The Town Manager oversees the day-to-day functions and operations of the Town as well as prepares the annual budget and helps set strategic priorities and capital investments.

  Greta Thunberg is Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

Young environmental activist Greta Thunberg has been named Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year.”
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  Maryland company surprises employees with $10 million bonus

Employees at a Maryland commercial real estate firm were in for one of the biggest surprises of their lives when they learned what bonus they received after the company met certain goals.

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  Volunteers needed immediately for angel tree and to deliver meals on Christmas Eve

UNCW prepares for fall commencement ceremonies

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  “You want to make sure that your money is going to be well spent”: the dos & don’ts of charitable giving

  No injuries reported after shots fired near Wilmington apartment complex

Wilmington police were called to the Village at Greenfield Tuesday night on a report of shots fired.
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  ‘Set your price for a slave’: Mo. teacher on leave over historical trade assignment

The NAACP has called for a formal apology from the teacher and superintendent. They also offered to help train school staff.

  Intersection changes coming to Racine, College Acres

  Pender County Board of Education approves pay scale for school bus drivers

  Pender Co. Board of Education approves anti-vape program

  PFAS detected in New Hanover County compost

  Carolina Beach swears in first female mayor

  Wilmington restaurant in running for highly touted national award

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office issues holiday challenge to neighboring law enforcement

  Good Friends Wilmington holds annual fundraising lunch

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  Doctors with flu shots for migrant children turned away from Calif. facility; 6 arrested

Protesters say they were spreading the message that basic healthcare and hygiene is a human right.

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Pender High School football coach Tim Smith steps down

Saints come out on short end of shootout against 49ers

The Saints dropped a heartbreaker in a back and forth shootout with the 49ers in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday.

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Whiteville PD arrests armed robbery suspect

  ‘It changed by life,’ YMCA recognized by CDC for Diabetes Prevention Program

Mega Millions Jackpot exceeds $300 million

Crews fix ruptured gas line that closed Princess Place Dr. in Wilmington

City crews wrapping up Florence-related repairs on Montgomery Avenue

Officials with the city of Wilmington say crews are wrapping up work this week on a section of Montgomery Avenue, between Princess Place Drive and Market Street, that was closed in October so underground drainage pipe damaged during Hurricane Florence could be repaired.
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  Officer, 5 others killed in shootout, standoff in Jersey City

Officials said six people were killed including a police officer as a result of what’s been described as a wild shootout and standoff Tuesday in Jersey City.

Boyfriend’s mom killed with frying pan in fight about a dog, N.C. police say

  Completion of water, sewer project along US 421 industrial corridor to bring jobs, economic growth

  Newly approved drug called a ‘game changer’ for patients with cystic fibrosis

Bladen Co. added to Hurricane Dorian disaster declaration