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Panel of judges rule 2018 Voter ID law unconstitutional

A panel of judges on Friday permanently threw out North Carolina's law requiring a photo ID to vote, the latest in a decade of courtroom defeats for Republican legislators.

North Carolina unemployment rate falls to 4.3% in August

North Carolina’s unemployment rate declined slightly in August, the state Commerce Department said on Friday while releasing data showing more people returning to the labor force and getting hired.

New Hanover Co. reports error in positive Equine Encephalitis case at Fort Fisher

Recent testing of mosquitoes by New Hanover County Public Health confirmed one positive sample of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEEV) in a mosquito pool from a trap at Fort Fisher in Kure Beach.

BCS modifies COVID protocol to allow shorten quarantine with negative test

Brunswick County Schools has released an update on their protocols for those who have believed to be exposed to COVID-19.

Deputies identify 19-year-old man killed in Chadbourn shooting

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a Chadbourn triple shooting.

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BCS modifies COVID protocol to allow shorten quarantine with negative test

Brunswick County Schools has released an update on their protocols for those who have believed to be exposed to COVID-19.

This Wilmington brewery has beer made with pumpkin pies

It may not feel like Autumn outside just yet, but this new beer may have taste buds saying FALLelujah!

Deputies identify 19-year-old man killed in Chadbourn shooting

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a Chadbourn triple shooting.

NHCS: Threatening social media post prompted lockdown at three schools

Anderson Elementary, Murray Middle, and Ashley High schools were placed under a brief lockdown Friday morning.

New Hanover County reports record-high COVID-19 deaths in the past week

New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died from COVID-19 to 250.

Road closed for pipe work in Duplin County

The N.C. Department of Transportation is scheduled to close a section of Durwood Evans Road in Duplin County for maintenance next week.

Judge blocks NC law provision aimed at farm workers’ union

North Carolina’s only farm worker union is pleased despite mixed decisions so far from federal courts about a 2017 law it says obstructs mostly Latino field hands organizing for better benefits and conditions.

North Carolina nurse wins $217K lottery jackpot

Shameka Waller of Charlotte has spent the past year and a half caring for patients during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, with a lottery win to the tune of a $216,614 Cash 5 jackpot, she says she can do even more to help her community.

New state record golden tilefish caught along Outer Banks

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries has certified a new state record golden tilefish.

U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament to reel in fishermen for 43rd year

One of the largest king mackerel tournaments on the East Coast is returning to Southport in a few weeks.