NC health chief asks people to ‘hang in there’ under order

North Carolina’s chief health leader is asking residents to “hang in there” by continuing to comply with the state business restrictions mean to blunt the COVID-19 pandemic.

North Carolina transportation department furloughs employees

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has told its employees to take unpaid time off until the end of June to help the department save money as part of cost-cutting measures during the coronavirus pandemic.

Tropical Storm Arthur spins out to sea, will drench Bermuda

Tropical Storm Arthur crawled closer to the North Carolina coast early Monday, amid threats of some minor flooding and rough seas as the system moves off the Southeast seaboard.

2020 Census response rate will impact Cape Fear region’s federal funding, political representation

The U.S. Census is taking place right now and some areas have had a higher response rate than others.

Columbus County Schools give guide to graduation plans

Columbus County Schools have released more information about their graduation plans.

North Carolina nears 18,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19; local numbers continue to rise

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released its latest numbers of coronavirus cases across the state.

Southport names new city manager

The City of Southport didn't have to look far to find their new city manager.

Community honors fallen firefighter at drive-in funeral service

A fallen firefighter who served the Cape Fear for nearly two decades was honored by the community Thursday night with a drive-in funeral service.

COVID-19 drive-thru testing site to open in Whiteville

A COVID-19 drive-thru testing site is opening Friday in the Walmart parking lot in Whiteville.

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