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School board votes to make masks optional for students, staff in Columbus County

In a unanimous vote, the Columbus County School Board decided to follow the recommendation of Superintendent Deanne Meadows and decided to make masks optional for students and staff this school year.

Duke Energy offers tips on how to beat the heat without breaking the bank

The heat is rising but that doesn't mean your energy bill has to do the same.

Gov. Cooper announces vaccine requirements for state employees

Governor Roy Cooper has announced new vaccine requirements for state government cabinet agencies.

Prop money circulating in Columbus County

The prop money used in this transaction has foreign writing stamped on it. This specific type of counterfeit money looks very similar to US currency, except for a slight color variation, texture variation, and the foreign writing.

Trillium Health Resources awarded Tailored Plan contract by NCDHHS

Tailored Plans are responsible for managing the state’s non-Medicaid behavioral health, developmental disabilities and TBI services for uninsured and underinsured recipients.

American Red Cross needs blood donations; offering chance at music festival VIP experience

All who come to give Aug. 1-15, 2021, will automatically be entered for a chance to win an exclusive, VIP trip for two to the sold-out 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

Shallotte man drowns early Tuesday morning at Columbus County campground

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office was dispatched early this morning in response to a missing camper at the Lumber River Campground in Evergreen. 

Whiteville Dixie Youth Darlings wrap up World Series trip to Virginia

The Whiteville community also deserves praise; they helped raise $15,000 to send the girls and their families to Virginia.

Ironclad Brewery, K Starr Coaching hosts workshop to #getwilmingtonbacktowork

A workshop held July 21 in Ironclad Brewery in Wilmington aimed to help business owners get and keep their good employees. 

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UNCW men’s and women’s soccer schedules released

Both teams' schedules have been released as of Thursday.

Habitual felon sentenced to up to 4.5 years in prison

Evidence was presented by the State that Jones had committed a similar breaking and entering into a storage building in January of 2018 on Virginia Avenue.

Dept. of Insurance fines Humana $630,000

Humana has accepted the voluntary settlement agreement without admitting any liability or violation of any federal or state laws, regulations or rules.

Interior Department announces next steps for proposed offshore wind energy project

This project, if approved, would be the first to operate off North Carolina's shore and has the potential to provide considerable economic benefits to the region during construction and throughout the project's lifetime.