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CCMF granted special event permit by Myrtle Beach City Council

The Myrtle Beach City Council met on Tuesday and granted Carolina Country Music Festival organizers a special event permit for the four-day music festival.

UNCW, NHRMC stop administering J & J vaccine due to reaction concerns

UNCW has paused its vaccination clinic, while NHRMC will offer Pfizer or Moderna instead. New Hanover County Public Health's clinics are not impacted.

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.

Police report multiple victims in Tennessee school shooting

Authorities say multiple people including a police officer have been shot at a high school in the east Tennessee city of Knoxville, and the scene has since been secured.

New Hanover County Senior Resource Center reopens

The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center reopened Monday with precautions in place.

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Timely hitting leads Pender softball past rival Heide Trask

The Pender High School softball team battled back not once, but twice on Monday night to take down rival Heide Trask, 3-2. 

Four Cape Fear area football teams punch their ticket to the state playoffs

The high school football regular season is in the books as focus across the area shifts to the NCHSAA State Playoffs. Four Cape Fear area teams will have an opportunity to bring home the title in 2021. 

UNCW Baseball adds weekend series with UNC Asheville

UNCW has announced the addition of a three-game series this weekend when the Seahawks host UNCA beginning Friday with a 6 p.m. start at Brooks Field.

Japan to start releasing Fukushima water into sea in 2 years

The water has been accumulating at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant since its 2011 meltdown after a massive earthquake and tsunami.

Major training: Biden dog gets help adjusting to White House

The first lady's spokesperson says private training for the 3-year-old German shepherd will be “off-site” in the Washington area and last “a few weeks.”

Lengthy project begins to replace the 200-year-old St. James Episcopal Church roof

A Wilmington landmark will soon be receiving a new roof. St. James Episcopal Church was constructed in 1839 and is still covered by the original roof, which now needs replacing. 

Police report multiple victims in Tennessee school shooting

Authorities say multiple people including a police officer have been shot at a high school in the east Tennessee city of Knoxville, and the scene has since been secured.

New Hanover County Senior Resource Center reopens

The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center reopened Monday with precautions in place.

Former NHCS volleyball coach charged with sexual activity by custodian

Less than two weeks after it was announced the longtime John T. Hoggard High School volleyball coach would not be returning to the sidelines, he was arrested for sex crimes involving students. 

Multiple organizations help to award a Wilmington Army veteran with a new roof

An Army veteran and his wife received a free roof today courtesy of Habitat for Humanity and Covenant Roofing.