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NC sees highest one-day increase in new cases, surpasses 2,000 for the first time

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services on Friday reported the highest number of new cases so far in the pandemic -- passing 2,000 new confirmed cases for the first time.

NASCAR meets with minister pushing for racial equality

Greg Drumwright is a minister at the Citadel Church & Campus Ministries in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Buttigieg, South Carolina mayor teaming up on COVID effort

Former South Bend, Indiana, mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has teamed up with the mayor of South Carolina’s capital city to help municipalities stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Officials warn COVID-19 job recovery not happening in SC

South Carolina officials said the recovery of jobs they hoped for after reopening from the COVID-19 shutdown has not materialized.

Churches with schools can’t OK concealed carry, Cooper says

North Carolina churches with schools on their property may not be able to allow attendees with concealed carry permits to be armed outside of school hours.

Buttons, horse hair found inside 1894 time capsule removed from NC Confederate monument

Archaeologists and conservators opened a time capsule from 1894 on Thursday that was found beneath the cornerstone of the Confederate Soldiers Monument on Union Square in Raleigh. 
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Survey: Most NC residents favor masks, but less worried about coronavirus

An Elon University Poll has found broad support for the statewide mandate that masks be worn in public spaces to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus 2019.

Officials name pilot killed in crash at Shaw Air Force Base

Officials have identified a military pilot killed when his fighter jet crashed during a training routine at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina.

Money for NC ‘Freedom Park’ signed into law by Cooper

Two dozen more bills have been signed into law by Gov. Roy Cooper.

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