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Southport Plein Arts Festival to feature live music, art and more

More than 50 artists will be heading to Brunswick County to take part in the Southport Plein Air Festival this weekend.

Fire suppression efforts continue at Illinois chemical plant

Fire suppression efforts continue at a chemical fire near the Illinois-Wisconsin state line as public health officials lifted an outdoor mask mandate for those within a 3-mile radius of the Chemtool plant.

Internet outages impacting financial institutions, airlines and other companies

A wave of brief internet outages has hit dozens of financial institutions, airlines and other companies.

‘Two great powers’: Biden, Putin plunge into hours of talks

With stern expressions and polite words before the cameras, President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin have plunged into hours of face-to-face talks at a lush lakeside Swiss mansion.

Financial help may be available for CFPUA customers unable to pay water bills

If you're struggling to pay your bills, you're not alone. About one-third of Americans have lost income since the Coronavirus pandemic began.

VP Harris pushing COVID-19 vaccinations in upstate South Carolina

Vice President Kamala Harris is stopping in South Carolina as part of a monthlong push by the White House to get more Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 before the July 4 holiday.

Some NC airports to receive state funding for upgrades, projects

The N.C. Board of Transportation has approved state funds totaling more than $4 million for projects that help improve safety and customer service at seven airports across the state.

‘Deliverance’ star Ned Beatty dies at 83

Ned Beatty has died. His manager says the Oscar-nominated character actor best known for his work in the movies “Deliverance,” “Network” and “Superman” died yesterday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles.

Putin calls accusation of cyberattacks against US ‘farcical’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sharply dismissed allegations that his country is carrying out cyberattacks against the United States as baseless.

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BB&T Jamboree cancelled for third year in a row; new event scheduled in its place

West Brunswick's Coach Brett Hickman says the new event will take place for the cancelled BB&T Jamboree

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.