Federal Reserve, FDIC approve merger of BB&T, SunTrust banks

The Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Tuesday approved the $66 billion merger between BB&T and SunTrust, clearing the last hurdles in creating the sixth-largest bank in the U.S.

‘Numerous’ guns stolen during Elizabethtown home break-in

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward for information in a home break-in that happened Tuesday morning in Elizabethtown.

NC pecan growers prevail, good crop for Thanksgiving

The North Carolina pecan growers have a good crop ahead of the holidays despite a relatively dry summer and damages sustained during last year’s hurricane season.

Local farms open for winter events

Farms across the state are opening their gates for travelers looking for ways to celebrate the season with unique and fun farm experiences.

Another $180M approved for North Carolina disaster aid, prep

Another $180 million in state funds are going to help with disaster recovery following hurricanes Matthew, Florence and Dorian and to prepare for North Carolina’s next storm.
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3rd Annual Pork & Beats Barbecue Festival to showcase Elizabethtown’s small-town charm

If you're in the mood for barbecue, classic cars and music, then head to the 3rd Annual Port and Beats BBQ cook-off in Elizabethtown this weekend.

Help needed to send Christmas packages to deployed NC troops

A nonprofit needs your help to bring some joy to deployed North Carolina troops this holiday season.

NC drug takeback nets 38,000 pounds of unused prescriptions

Federal authorities say people in North Carolina turned in more than 38,000 pounds of unwanted or expired drugs for disposal at a drug take-back event held around the state.

2019 NCHSAA Playoff brackets announced

The Brackets for the 2019 NCHSAA Playoffs have been announced and you can see which local teams have made the post season below. 

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