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Top state health expert says NC still seeing high COVID-19 transmission

More than 24,000 children in North Carolina have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, NCDHHS Health Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen said during a news conference on Wednesday.

Brunswick County reports first human case of West Nile Virus infection in 2021

Brunswick County Health Services has identified the first case of human West Nile Virus (WNV) infection this years as confirmed through the NCDHHS Communicable Disease branch.

Mobile home insurance rates for North Carolinians will increase in 2022

The N.C. Department of Insurance has settled its legal dispute with the N.C. Rate Bureau over mobile homeowners’ insurance rates, saving policyholders millions of dollars in premiums compared to what had been proposed by the insurance industry.

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office looking for person of interest in fatal shooting

Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help to find a person of interest in a fatal shooting.

Brunswick County man faces nearly 20 child sex crime charges

A 20-year-old man from Southport faces nearly 20 sex crime charges involving a child.

More funding granted for mental health program aiding Brunswick County middle schoolers

Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center (NHBMC) Foundation was awarded a $400,000 grant over three years from The Duke Endowment to provide telemedicine and telepsychiatry services to middle school students in crisis.

St. James woodworkers to donate handcrafted gifts to Brunswick County Toys for Tots

A special group of Santa's elves have been working hard for the  past several weeks working on a unique project for children in the Cape Fear.

Voluntary restrictions continue as repairs for ‘significant’ water line leak will take weeks

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- All CFPUA customers remain under a voluntary water conservation advisory as work continues to repair a significant leak in a...

Brunswick County family displaced after early morning fire destroys home, cars

A Brunswick County family is picking up the pieces after an early morning fire in Winnabow.

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Subway employee accused of stealing money from register; faces 24 counts of larceny

A now former Subway employee is accused of stealing money from the cash register on numerous occasions.

Student forced to clean school bathroom with toothbrush, grandmother says

A 9-year-old girl was told to clean a South Carolina elementary school bathroom with a toothbrush after she put too much tissue in the toilet, according to her grandmother.

Rittenhouse murder case thrown into jeopardy by mistrial bid

The murder case against Kyle Rittenhouse was thrown into jeopardy Wednesday when his lawyers asked for a mistrial over what appeared to be out-of-bounds questions asked of Rittenhouse by the chief prosecutor.

NC Marine heroes get mortgage of new house paid off in full

A Marine couple in Jacksonville, North Carolina, learned on national television that their new house had been fully paid off.