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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.

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.

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.

‘Harbor at the Lake’ program providing temporary safe housing for kids in at-risk situations

The Boys and Girls Home in Lake Waccamaw is changing lives around the community one child at a time. A newly-renovated facility is providing temporary safe housing to children in dangerous situations. 

Columbus County Sheriff’s Office adding satellite location in old Acme-Delco Middle School building

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office is planning to add a satellite station in Delco to more effectively serve residents in the eastern part of the county. 

Southeast NC Veterans Day Parade to feature bands and information fair at Riverfront Park

Hundreds of veterans and their families will be in downtown Wilmington Saturday morning for the 4th Annual Southeast North Carolina Veterans Day Parade.

Columbus County Commissioners seek additional $3.4M for school construction

On Thursday the Columbus County Board of Commissioners held an emergency meeting to discuss additional funding needed for school construction.

Columbus County man sentenced to life for murder of man found during Hurricane Florence

Three years after the body of a missing man was found floating in a ditch near the Bladen and Columbus County line, the man responsible for shooting and killing him will spend life in prison.

New Hanover Co. kids could get COVID-19 vaccine as early as Thursday

Children in New Hanover County could begin getting the COVID-19 vaccine as early as Thursday after the Centers for Disease Control gave the final go-ahead for providers to begin administering it on Tuesday.

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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.