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Owner of boat that washed ashore in Emerald Isle found dead

EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The owner of a boat that washed ashore at Emerald Isle on Friday afternoon was found dead approximately one mile from Bogue Inlet, according to the Coast Guard. Kyle Van Althuis with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission told WNCT’s Claire Curry a man in his 50s was reported missing […]
EMERALD ISLE, NC
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Onslow Co. man ‘shaking’ after $2M scratch-off win

RALEIGH, N.C. – Ricky Futrell of Richlands took a chance on a $20 scratch-off ticket and won the first $2 million prize on the new scratch-off game. “I’m shaking,” said Futrell. “It’s overwhelming.” Futrell bought his lucky $100 Million Mega Cash ticket from the Speedway on Richlands Highway in Richlands. In collecting the prize, Futrell […]
ONSLOW COUNTY, NC
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James Register Jr., 53; service May 20

James “Jimbo” Murrel Register, Jr., 53, of Peletier, was called Home to our Lord after a tragic fishing accident on Friday, May 13, 2022. He was born August 15, 1968, in Morehead City, North Carolina. A funeral service will be held Friday, May 20, 2022, at 2:00 PM...
PELETIER, NC
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Camp Lejeune to increase gate closures for security upgrades

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WITN) - Camp Lejeune is phasing in gate closures over the next three months for security upgrades. The closures will be at the Wilson Gate and will begin May 25th at 6 p.m. Camp Lejeune says although additional guards will be around to deal with increased traffic...
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Camp Lejeune security upgrades will require phased Wilson gate closures

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (WWAY) – The Wilson Gate will experience phased closures over the next three months for security upgrades beginning May 25 at 6:00 p.m. While additional sentries will be posted to accommodate increased traffic at the Holcomb Gate, drivers can expect delays during the following key construction dates at the Wilson Gate:
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Surf City PD searching for missing person

SURF CITY, N.C. (WECT) - The Surf City Police Department is searching for Darwin Omar Rivera-Ortega. Rivera-Ortega is 34 years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall and about 130 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen at 8 a.m. on May 11 in his home in Surf City.
SURF CITY, NC
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DMV adds Saturday hours to select offices

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WECT) - The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV) is adding Saturday hours at 16 driver’s license offices across the state beginning May 21. Services will be provided on Saturdays from 8 a.m.–noon at the DMV’s Wilmington office at 2390 Carolina Beach Rd, Suite 104 (South Square Plaza). The nearest office beyond Wilmington to add this service is in Jacksonville at 299 Wilmington Hwy.
WILMINGTON, NC
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Three high school seniors honored with 2022 Coastal Stewardship Award

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is honoring three graduating high school seniors with the 2022 Coastal Stewardship Award. Isabella Lettieri of Frisco, Madison Paige Reavis of Newport, and Nicole Coursey of Hampstead have been selected to receive the annual award for their accomplishments and activities that make them great coastal stewards.
HAMPSTEAD, NC
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