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Ben Lippen 64, South Aiken Baptist 57
Charleston Charter 43, Garrett Academy of Technology 39
Gaston Day School, N.C. 70, York Prep 59
North Augusta 66, Hephzibah, Ga. 60
Pinewood Prep 71, Beaufort 53
Ridgeland-Hardeeville 54, Effingham ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A former Delaware resident facing federal charges of wire fraud, money laundering and tax evasion has agreed to enter a guilty plea in the case.
A judge on Friday scheduled a Nov. 27 plea hearing for 57-year-old Michael Boyce of Ocean City, New Jersey.
Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:
News & Record on a water heater malfunction mistaken for gunfire at a high school near Wilmington:
A false alarm in a North Carolina school last week was a sober warning all the same: Serious gun-law reform ...
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso scored 18 points to lead UNC Greensboro past UNC Wilmington 82-61 Tuesday night as the Spartans bounced back from almost knocking off a ranked team in their previous game.
UNC Greensboro fell 97-91 to No. 23 LSU last Friday, burying 19 3-pointers to ...
Amazon plans flights, package-sorting operation at airport
WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Amazon says it will open an operation at an Ohio airport that will include daily flights and a package-sorting facility.
Amazon’s statement Monday said the operation to open in 2019 at Wilmington Air Park in southwest Ohio will provide more capacity as the company ...
Memorial ride held for fallen North Carolina trooper
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Numerous people turned out for a motorcycle ride to honor a fallen North Carolina state trooper.
WWAY-TV in Wilmington reports that the ride honoring Trooper Kevin ...
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Even Stanford coach Jerod Haase knows that the Cardinal’s early season schedule might be a bit much.
Sophomore KZ Okpala had 23 points and Stanford scored 17 unanswered first-half points to take control and beat UNC Wilmington 72-59 on Friday night, the first of two ...
Clemons scores 44, Campbell beats UNCW 97-93 in OT
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Chris Clemons scored all of Campbell’s 15 points in overtime and finished with 44 to help the Camels beat UNC Wilmington 97-93 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.
Andrew Eudy added 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Isaac Chatman scored 12 for ...
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Jalen Tate had 17 points, Drew McDonald scored 14 and grabbed nine boards and Northern Kentucky beat Division-III Wilmington College 102-38 on Tuesday night.
Silas Adheke, a redshirt sophomore and juco transfer, had 10 points and 14 rebounds in his debut for ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware and New Jersey say they’ve received multiple complaints about mysterious music from towns located along the Delaware River.
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BOLIVIA, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department that was put on paid leave when its then-chief was arrested is set to return to duty.
Southport police Chief Todd Coring tells ...
BELLEFONTE, Del. (AP) — Patricia Kostyshyn wants to know the meaning behind the quirkiest landmark in Bellefonte.
Why, why, why, is there a bathtub sitting on an island in the middle of the town’s main thoroughfare at Brandywine Boulevard and Bellefonte Avenue?
Kostyshyn, who lives ...
WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) _ Air Transport Services Group Inc. (ATSG) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $33.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Wilmington, Ohio-based company said it had net income of 24 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for ...
Storm worsens N Carolina city’s affordable housing crisis
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city already short on affordable housing is really struggling for solutions after Hurricane Florence.
The StarNews of Wilmington reported Tuesday ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A former law school applicant has pleaded guilty to cyberstalking an alumnus who interviewed him.
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- The Florence Morning NewsPee Dee could see freezing temperatures Saturday nightNovember 10, 2018
- WRAL-TVBy the numbers: How many people were helped during FlorenceOctober 29, 2018
- The Florence Morning NewsPee Dee faces threat of rain FridayOctober 25, 2018
- Columbus Telegram20. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MDOctober 17, 2018
- The Florence Morning NewsRemnants of Hurricane Michael make for wet, blustery day for Pee DeeOctober 12, 2018
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) _ Live Oak Bancshares Inc. (LOB) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $14.3 million.
The Wilmington, North Carolina-based bank said it had earnings of 34 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 40 cents per share.
Metrolina Christian Academy 55, Rabun Gap-Nachoochee, Ga. 13
New Hanover County 58, Wilmington Ashley 8
Carrboro 29, Bartlett Yancey 14
East Columbus 42, West Bladen 14
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Four former executives for the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program are facing potential prison sentences ranging from 7 to 11 years.
Former Wilmington Trust president Robert Harra Jr., chief credit ...
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Classes are set to resume at the University of North Carolina Wilmington following Hurricane Florence’s destruction.
But the school is still trying to repair student housing ahead of Monday’s start. That means hundreds of students are scrambling to find a place to ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is suing a former security guard over an incident in Paris in which she was bound and robbed of jewelry that was worth millions of dollars.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Despite the gray muck that fouled the Cape Fear River near a Wilmington power plant after Hurricane Florence, water tests so far show heavy metals contained in coal ash are within state standards, North Carolina environmental officials said Thursday.
Water quality ...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina university has canceled its fall break and pre-exam reading day to help make up for time lost due to Hurricane Florence.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the UNC ...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson’s men’s basketball team is heading to one of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Florence to raise money for those impacted by the storm.
The Tigers will play a benefit
- BusinessWirePPD® Laboratories’ Scientist Recognized as Rising StarNovember 12, 2018
- BusinessWireFARXIGA Significantly Reduced Hospitalization for Heart Failure or CV Death in a Broad Patient Population with Type 2 Diabetes in the Landmark DECLARE-TIMI 58 TrialNovember 10, 2018
- Globe NewswireNavient declares fourth quarter common stock dividendNovember 9, 2018
- BusinessWireATSG Completes Omni Air AcquisitionNovember 9, 2018
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. flag captured on a live camera as it was being torn to shreds by Hurricane Florence has brought $10,900 at auction.
News outlets report viewers watched the flag flying on the Frying Pan Tower get ripped apart as the storm reached the North Carolina coast ...
Tattered flag famous from Florence auctioned for Red Cross
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A tattered U.S. flag that captured attention nationwide as it whipped in the wind on the North Carolina coast during Hurricane Florence is being auctioned to raise money for the American Red Cross.
The flag was flying over a light station called Frying Pan Tower as ...
After Florence, communities work to keep mosquitoes at bay
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Communities inundated by flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence are bracing for an onslaught of mosquitoes.
The StarNews of Wilmington
Sentenced to life for burglary, woman gets second chance
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Charlese Smith could only dream of getting another chance.
When Smith was sentenced to life in prison at age 23 for burglarizing a home multiple times in a heroin addiction-fueled spree, the courts labeled her a habitual offender.
She was sentenced to life in ...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — C.B. McGrath paced the court Wednesday, watching his UNC Wilmington team get up shots and sprint through transition drills like seemingly any other preseason practice.
It’s everything going on outside of that workout that’s abnormal for McGrath’s ...
The Latest: Utility: No negative impacts at flooded ash dump
BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Hurricane Florence (all times local):
Duke Energy says results from samples collected downstream of a flooded North Carolina coal ash dump show no negative impacts to the Cape Fear River.
The data Duke released ...
Duke says its data show no harm from flooded coal ash dump
Duke Energy said Monday that results from water samples collected downstream of a flooded North Carolina coal ash dump show no negative impacts to the Cape Fear River.
The data Duke released were from a sample collected over the weekend after a dam breached Friday at the reservoir for the ...
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont company has sent its workers to North Carolina to help with the cleanup efforts after Hurricane Florence.
Cleanway Services owner Ben Murray
NC river swirls with gray muck near coal ash dump
NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence’s floodwaters.
Forecasters predicted the water will continue to rise through the weekend at the L.V. ...
UNC Wilmington opening practice at UNC due to Florence
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.
The school announced the move for both the men’s and women’s teams on Saturday. The Seahawks men’s program will have a brief workout Monday ...
Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Florence’s floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River.
Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said the utility doesn’t believe the ...
Jordan, Hornets pack food boxes for hurricane relief
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan, Charlotte Hornets players and members of the organization spent the day packing 5,000 food boxes that will be sent to those impacted by Hurricane Florence.
Jordan said the food boxes will be shipped to Wilmington and Fayetteville, North Carolina and ...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fatally stabbing another man on a busy downtown street in Delaware.
Twenty-nine-year-old Chaz Collazo of Chester, Pennsylvania, was charged with first-degree murder in the December 2016 stabbing of ...
Dam breach at Duke NC plant; coal ash could spill
SPRING LAKE, N.C. (AP) — With Florence’s floodwaters receding in some places and still menacing others, tired and waterlogged North Carolinians are finally getting a chance to take stock of the destruction from the wind and floodwaters.
When rivers spilled from their banks this week, many ...
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence (all times local):
The new owner of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers has announced an initial package to aid Hurricane Florence disaster relief efforts in North and South Carolina.
Owner David Tepper and Panthers Charities ...
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — As rivers swollen to record levels started to recede Thursday in North Carolina, officials tried to head off potential environmental disasters and prepared for more record flooding downstream in South Carolina.
Roads were still clogged with people trying to make it ...
Pollocksville still underwater, Wilmington now dry
Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike there and inundated a large lake, raising concerns of a potential breach.
The dam ...
After Florence’s ferocity, exhaustion sets in on Wilmington
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The sun rises blazing hot over Wilmington, and the line for ice is shorter than it was the day before. The lines across town for tarps and bottled water have dwindled, as well, and Brian Gray takes that as a hopeful sign that desperation is giving way to something ...
Frustration builds as Carolina residents wait to go home
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods blamed for at least 37 deaths, including those of two women who drowned when a sheriff’s van taking them to a mental health ...
The Latest: Ferry services resuming in North Carolina
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence (all times local):
North Carolina transportation officials say ferry service for the public has resumed for several more coastal routes.
In addition, the N.C. Department of Transportation said Wednesday two state ferries ...
Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two women who drowned when a sheriff’s van taking them to a mental health facility was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina’s governor pleaded with thousands of evacuees not to return home ...