Spectrum Geo Inc. and GX Technology are seeking a state determination that their work is consistent with coastline protection regulations. The state's decision is needed before pursuing the federal permit required to start tests. 08:21 AM
Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and potential Democratic 2016 election rival Roy Cooper were about even with campaign cash entering 2015. Their campaign committees disclosed fundraising totals for the final six months of 2014 on Friday, the deadline for candidates not on last year's ballot.
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Sheriff's deputies say 22-year-old william Hewett escaped Thursday by posing as his brother. He was serving time for felony assault with a deadly weapon, fleeing to elude arrest, communicating threats, speeding and failure to appear.
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Wilmington Native Part of UFC 183 Fight Card
A Wilmington native turned an outstanding collegiate wrestling career into a successful mixed martial arts career with the most recognizable name in the sport -- the UFC. Middleweight Derek Brunson will fight Saturday on the UFC 183 undercard. 09:34 AM
Traveling Exhibit Highlights Civil War History
“Freedom for All” is a multi-panel exhibit that is on display at the Fort Fisher State Historic site through February 12th. The exhibit is part of several activities organized by the state’s Department of Cultural Resources to commemorate the Civil War’s 150th anniversary. 01/30/2015 05:12 PM
Aquarium's Conservation Effort Calls on Frog and Toad Listeners
If you have an ear for frogs and toads the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher needs your help. 01/30/2015 03:39 PM
Chilling Domestic Violence PSA Slated to Air During Super Bowl
A chilling, first-of-its-kind PSA is set to air during the Super Bowl Sunday night, raising awareness of domestic violence. The NFL teamed up with the No More campaign to make the minute-long spot. 01/30/2015 04:29 PM
North Carolina Public Schools Celebrates 175th Anniversary
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Search Near NC coast for Escaped Jail Inmate
Authorities tell local news outlets that 22-year-old William Earl Hewett of Southport got out of the jail after he posed as another inmate late Thursday. Hewett was in jail on charges that included assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, and communicating threats. 01/30/2015 11:05 AM
Restaurants Prepare for Business Increase During Super Bowl
The National Retail Federation expects total spending to top $14 billion nationwide. 01/30/2015 02:44 PM
Robinson, Lowe to Fill Vacancies at NC General Assembly
Caldwell County Republican leaders chose former state Rep. George Robinson on Thursday night to succeed veteran lawmaker Edgar Starnes in the 87th House District. Robinson defeated Starnes' wife Marilyn. Edgar Starnes left the legislature to work for State Treasurer Janet Cowell. 01/30/2015 10:36 AM
NC Polar Bear Makes Prediction for Winner of Super Bowl 49
Are you going wild waiting to see who’s going to win Super Bowl 49 this Sunday? Well, you are not the only one. 01/30/2015 07:42 AM
Voter ID Law Argued in Wake Co. Court
The legal battle to challenge the state's controversial voter ID law is starting to take shape. The actual trial is still months away, but motions are being heard today from both sides in Wake County. 01/30/2015 05:15 PM