‘Operation Dry Water’ aims to keep waterways safe during the holiday weekend

With the anticipated nice weather forecast for the 4th of July holiday weekend, Many people will heading to waterways and members of the law enforcement division of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will be looking for people operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Local nonprofit hosting events to mark 30th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law 30 years ago and the nonprofit Disability Resource Center is hosting a number of events to celebrate the anniversary of this important civil rights law.

Gov. Cooper not ready to issue statewide directive on school reopening

Governor Roy Cooper on Wednesday gave himself an extension to complete what is perhaps his most critical decision yet this pandemic: how to reopen schools.

NHRMC Partnership Advisory Group close to drafting letter of intent with potential partner

The advisory group tasked with evaluating the future of New Hanover Regional Medical Center is getting closer to drafting a letter of intent to submit to one of the health care systems that have submitted a proposal for partnering with the hospital.  

NCDMV fees to increase on July 1

A number of NC Division of Motor Vehicle fees will increase, effective July 1.

COVID-19 related deaths rise to 38 in Columbus County

Columbus County is reporting one additional COVID-19 associated deaths.

You can fish without a license in North Carolina on July 4

The North Carolina Wildlife Comission says anyone in North Carolina can enjoy one of the state’s best outdoor activities for free on July 4.

Bladen County graduate asks deputy to be ‘honorary dad’ for graduation

A deputy put down his badge and picked up an "honorary dad" title for a young woman's high school graduation in Bladen County.

DEQ issues violation notice to Chemours for improperly disposing contaminants

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued a notice of violation and intent to enforce to the Chemours Company for failure to ensure proper waste disposal.

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