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Gov. Cooper signs State of Emergency following Brunswick County tornado

Governor Roy Cooper has signed a State of Emergency following the tornado that struck near Ocean Isle Beach in Brunswick County on Feb. 15. 

‘A long time coming’: Bar owners react to reopening indoors after almost a year

After nearly a year of their doors being closed, Governor Roy Cooper announced bars could reopen at 30% capacity indoors starting Friday, also extending the alcohol curfew to 11 pm.

COVID-19 vaccine sites open for Bladen County teachers and school staff

Phase 3 of the COVID-19 vaccinations began on Wednesday across the state with a priority given to teachers and school staff.

Amber Alert canceled: Missing Brunswick County child found safe in Tennessee

Muhammad was last seen driving a burgundy 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser with the North Carolina license plate TCY9075.

Gov. Cooper eases restrictions on bars, lifts Stay-At-Home orders for gyms, others

Governor Roy Cooper on Wednesday announced significant rollbacks of restrictions on businesses and other venues, as the rates of COVID19 hospitalizations, deaths and positive cases continue to drop and stabilize across the state.

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‘A long time coming’: Bar owners react to reopening indoors after almost a year

After nearly a year of their doors being closed, Governor Roy Cooper announced bars could reopen at 30% capacity indoors starting Friday, also extending the alcohol curfew to 11 pm.

Saniya Rivers one of 24 selected as a McDonald’s All-American

As the high school basketball season slowly comes to an end the accolades are piling up for Ashley High School girls basketball star Saniya Rivers. This week Rivers was named a 2021 McDonald's High School All-American. 

COVID-19 vaccine sites open for Bladen County teachers and school staff

Phase 3 of the COVID-19 vaccinations began on Wednesday across the state with a priority given to teachers and school staff.

New Hanover County aimed to vaccinate 2,200 teachers, school staff at first COVID-19 clinics

Teachers in New Hanover County are getting prepared for in-person learning, thanks to three sites for vaccinations.

Local woman honored with Caregiver of the Year award

A local caregiver in New Hanover County is getting the recognition she deserves and being honored with a major award.

Amber Alert canceled: Missing Brunswick County child found safe in Tennessee

Muhammad was last seen driving a burgundy 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser with the North Carolina license plate TCY9075.

Bridge preservation contract awarded in Pender, Duplin counties

The life of two southeastern North Carolina bridges will be extended thanks to a recently awarded contract by the N.C. Department of Transportation. 

Former aide says Cuomo kissed her, suggested strip poker

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Chief: Capitol police were unsure about using force Jan. 6

Police officers who defended the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection did not properly lock down the building and were unsure of the rules for using deadly force against the rioters.