‘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.

Gov. Cooper delays decision on school reopening plans

There are less than seven weeks before the start of a new school year, and districts across North Carolina are still unsure if students will be allowed in classrooms as Governor Roy Cooper delays announcing a decision on remote learning.

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.

2 people on paddle boards rescued during storm in Surf City

Two people on paddle boards were rescued over the weekend on Topsail Island after they reportedly got pushed out to sea during a storm Sunday. 

Wilson Center Drive-In Concerts to feature Cape Fear performers

From classic rock to bluegrass, the Wilson Center and the Cape Fear Community College Foundation will be kicking off the Wilson Center Drive-In Concert Thursday night. 

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