Thousands of NC families to receive more help buying food

Starting today, families impacted by school closings due to COVID-19 are beginning to receive additional food benefits as part of the new Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program announced by the state.

Pre-season tropical development possible later this week

An area of low pressure could take on some tropical characteristics as it develops off the Southeast coast going into this weekend. 

More than 9,000 in NC have presumably recovered from COVID-19

More than 9,000 in North Carolina have recovered from COVID-19, state health officials report.

FEMA extends authorization for COVID-19 sheltering in North Carolina

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted North Carolina’s request to extend its non-congregate sheltering program for COVID-19 through June 6.

New Hanover County firefighter dies from injuries in motorcycle crash

A firefighter injured in a crash one week ago in Brunswick County has died.

14,000 confirmed cases in North Carolina; more local cases

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

Eleven more cases of COVID-19 in Columbus County

Columbus County reported eleven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.

Why gators are ‘less interested in social distancing’ in NC right now

Alligators sightings are on the rise in North Carolina and one of the reasons could partially be due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

33 million have sought US unemployment aid since virus hit

Nearly 3.2 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits last week as the business shutdowns caused by the viral outbreak deepened the worst U.S. economic catastrophe in decades.

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