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SC legislators expect to pass domestic violence compromise

The Legislature appears poised to pass a bill aimed at stemming South Carolina's persistently high rates of domestic violence, following weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations between the House and Senate.

NC House budget tweaked; debate schedule changed, too

Debate on the North Carolina House budget is being pushed back another day. The chamber had planned to meet Wednesday night to consider amendments and hold the first of two recorded votes on the two-year state government spending plan.

Authorities looking for pair in death of 18-month-old

Police in Fayetteville have issued warrants for a woman and her fiance in the death of an 18-month-old girl.

NC state Sen. Bingham says this term will be his last

A Republican state senator says this two-year term in the North Carolina General Assembly will be his last.

Bin Laden papers include loving notes, terrorist application

US intelligence officials on Wednesday released more than 100 documents that were seized in the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, including a loving letter to one of his wives and a job application for his terrorist network.

Spotify introduces video, radio service

While saying that it still a music company at heart, Spotify says it is expanding is lineup to include podcasts, news radio and video streaming.

ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle peanut butter salmonella criminal case

ConAgra Foods has agreed to pay $11.2 million in criminal fines and forfeitures to settle a charge that the company shipped salmonella-tainted Peter Pan peanut butter from its Georgia plant more than eight years ago.

Low gas prices mean more travelers in NC this Memorial Day

More than a million North Carolinians are expected to hit the highways this Memorial Day for the start of the summer travel season.

Judge temporarily halts fracking approvals in NC

A judge has ordered North Carolina not to approve any fracking operations until the state Supreme Court rules on a legal question about how state panels are formed.

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Pender County Schools: Two-hour delay for in-person and remote learners

Pender County Schools will start class on a two-hour delay Thursday, January 28, due to weather conditions.

Need for speed reduction: residents and city discuss Greenville Loop Road

Some residents are banding together though Facebook, saying they want to make Greenville Loop Road safer.

A new face on Pleasure Island: getting to know Police Chief Vic Ward

Police Chief Vic Ward calls New Hanover County his second home. He grew up in Wilmington and Whiteville before attending UNCW.

Area high school senior selected for Class of 2025 at West Point Academy

A Cape Fear area high school senior has been selected to the attend the United States Military Academy at West Point.