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Supporter, opponent of hospital sale react to attorney general’s decision

Attorney General Josh Stein has given his blessing for the county to sell New Hanover Regional Medical Center, but some still have concerns about whether this is the best decision for the community.

New Hanover County Schools: Title IX Committee discusses sexual assault prevention

In just the past few years, three New Hanover County School faculty members were arrested for the sexual assault of minors. Now, New Hanover County Schools is working to keep their students safe, rolling out plans in a Title IX Committee meeting Thursday.

GLOW Academy girls write letter to Vice President Harris asking to add her to Wall of Fame

Motivated by their sisterhood, the girls of G.L.O.W. Academy are always told they can do anything. The inauguration of the first female vice president on Wednesday solidified that mantra for many. 

WAVE Transit announces transportation assistance to COVID-19 vaccination sites

Wave Transit will begin providing free next-day transportation to designated vaccination distribution sites for community members with vaccination appointments effective Monday, January 25, 2021. 

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Supporter, opponent of hospital sale react to attorney general’s decision

Attorney General Josh Stein has given his blessing for the county to sell New Hanover Regional Medical Center, but some still have concerns about whether this is the best decision for the community.

SC abortion limits bill with no rape exception nears debate

A bill to ban nearly all abortions in South Carolina without exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape or incest is heading to a debate on the Senate floor.

New Hanover County Schools: Title IX Committee discusses sexual assault prevention

In just the past few years, three New Hanover County School faculty members were arrested for the sexual assault of minors. Now, New Hanover County Schools is working to keep their students safe, rolling out plans in a Title IX Committee meeting Thursday.

GLOW Academy girls write letter to Vice President Harris asking to add her to Wall of Fame

Motivated by their sisterhood, the girls of G.L.O.W. Academy are always told they can do anything. The inauguration of the first female vice president on Wednesday solidified that mantra for many. 

WAVE Transit announces transportation assistance to COVID-19 vaccination sites

Wave Transit will begin providing free next-day transportation to designated vaccination distribution sites for community members with vaccination appointments effective Monday, January 25, 2021. 

Pender County opens phone line to answer COVID vaccine questions

Pender County Health and Human Services opened a new phone line dedicated to taking calls exclusive to COVID-19 vaccination information.

Gasoline spill in North Carolina worse than first reported

A report filed to the state shows that a crack in the wall of a gasoline pipeline caused more than a million gallons to spill in a North Carolina nature preserve. That's more than four times the size that a company initially reported.

NC wasting some COVID doses, top health official says

North Carolina is seeing a small amount of coronavirus vaccines wasted. Mandy Cohen is the state's top public health official.

Nazi flag under ‘Biden Harris’ sign replaced with American flag

A Nazi flag hung on a tree in North Carolina under a "Biden Harris" campaign sign has been torn down and replaced with an American flag.

Biden signs burst of virus orders, requires masks for travel

President Joe Biden laid out his to plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in office, warning Americans that the worst is still to come.