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Sampson County man ‘started yelling’ when he realized $200,000 win

For Jaleel Frederick of Clinton a $200,000 Triple Play top prize means he can buy his first home and start a new business.

State health officials correct COVID-19 test totals after LabCorp reports errors

The Department of Health and Human Services has announced corrections to the state's daily and overall numbers for completed COVID-19 tests.

NC candidate defends posts; says he despises racism

A young Republican congressional candidate in North Carolina says suggestions from his election rival and others that he has an affinity for white supremacist causes are ridiculous and based on a lack of historical knowledge.

US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high

The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell below 1 million for the first time since the pandemic intensified in March, though applications remain at an extraordinarily high level.

‘Impossible’: School boards are at heart of reopening debate

School boards nationwide are facing what one South Carolina leader calls an impossible decision.

SC doc overseeing pandemic response: Data shows masks work

South Carolina’s top medical official for the coronavirus outbreak says new data shows mask ordinances are helping stem the spread of the illness.

College party with 400 people shut down in North Carolina

University police say about 20 parties, including one with nearly 400 people in attendance, were shut down at a university in North Carolina during the school’s opening weekend.
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Homeless families face new challenge as school districts turn to virtual learning

There’s no doubt the new school year is going to be stressful for parents and students, especially for those returning to class only online.

Authorities: Inmate used cellphone to order violent crimes

Authorities say a South Carolina inmate used a cellphone to order violent crimes on multiple people from inside prison.

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