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The shipwreck-hunting company that found Blackbeard's flagship that sank off the North Carolina coast nearly 300 years ago sued the state Monday for more than $8 million, saying officials violated a contract involving photos and videos of the wreck and recovery.

Posted Jul 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Have you ever tried to build a detailed sand sculpture like the ones you see at competitions? Did your castle look more like a moat?

Posted Jul 25, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Government officials, researchers, regulators and residents are coming together at an upcoming forum to discuss potential effects of developing oil and gas off the North Carolina coast.

Posted Jul 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM

10 things to do this weekend

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 10:46 AM

The State Bureau of Investigation is looking into how the Wilmington Police Department has handled some evidence.

Posted Jul 24, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Ronda Sue Anderson didn't cause the wreck that left her dead in Sneads Ferry this week, an N.C. Highway Patrol official said.

Updated Jul 23, 2015 at 6:32 PM

Firefighters are responding to a report of a home hit by lightning just after 4 p.m. Thursday, an emergency dispatcher said.

Updated Jul 23, 2015 at 4:55 PM

The assistant principal roster will look a little different this coming school year.

Updated Jul 23, 2015 at 1:22 PM

More and more pet owners are sharing activities with their dogs and even bringing them on vacation. Now they can cruise the Intercostal Waterway together, too.

Updated Jul 23, 2015 at 1:19 PM

My progression into a card-carrying curmudgeon is coming along nicely. You can watch those inane situation comedies with their laugh tracks, reality shows featuring fake people with fake body parts and talent competitions (shouldn’t it just be...

Updated Jul 23, 2015 at 1:17 PM

Saying goodbye to a pet isn’t easy, but having options of when and where to hold that goodbye helps.

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