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Hand recount in NC chief justice race set to begin next week

Republican Paul Newby’s narrow lead over Democratic incumbent Cheri Beasley changed little overall as a statewide machine recount of North Carolina’s very close race for Supreme Court chief justice was finally completed.

Bipartisan health care panel is Cooper’s pitch for consensus

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is unveiling a bipartisan commission he hopes will plow aside past acrimony with the Republican-controlled General Assembly and improve health care access through legislation next year.

As virus spread worsens, NC is reluctant to add restrictions

Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths in North Carolina have reached their worst levels since the pandemic began. But the state's top health official said Thursday more restrictions may not be needed if people follow the existing rules.

Investigators look into two bodies found on Fort Bragg

Army investigators are trying to find out details in the deaths of two men whose bodies were found at Fort Bragg.

North Carolina nursing home employees die from COVID-19 just hours apart

Nursing home employees have long faced difficult jobs; now the job is even more strenuous because of COVID-19.

New daily cases top 5,000 for first time in North Carolina

The U.S. has recorded over 3,100 COVID-19 deaths in a single day, obliterating the record set last spring.

NCDOJ continues to investigate how NHCS handled sexual assault claims

The North Carolina Department of Justice says it is "working towards a resolution" in an investigation of how New Hanover County Schools handled sexual assault claims.

Lucky winner hits $37K lottery jackpot at Shallotte Moose Family Center

One person in Shallotte has 37,177 reasons to be excited today. 

North Carolinians encouraged to send troops holiday cards

You can help bring cheer to our country’s brave service men and women this holiday season.

Police: Suspect grabs sleeping girl’s arm through window at NC home

Winston-Salem police need help to identify a man accused of reaching through an open bedroom window and grabbing a girl’s arm.

Town plans Christmas parade despite coronavirus concerns

A town in North Carolina is planning to hold a Christmas parade despite concerns from county health officials that the event could facilitate the spread of the coronavirus.

Police: North Carolina store owner cited for discouraging masks

Police say a North Carolina store owner was given a citation for encouraging customers not to wear a mask while inside her store, violating orders to preserve public health during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Deputy in hospital after being struck by SUV on Carolina Beach Road

The vehicle is described as a dark in color 2004 Chevy SUV with a missing front headlight and side mirror.

UNCW calls fall semester a success, will test students for COVID-19 more frequently in spring

Students at UNCW are getting ready to head home for the holidays as the school watches rising numbers of COVID-19 cases around the country.

New Hanover & Topsail changing classes in latest NCHSAA realignment plan

Two Cape Fear area high schools are set to move up a classification after the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced its first draft for realignment in the next four year cycle. 

Despite challenges Seaside Chapel Living Nativity open in Carolina Beach

It's been a tough week for Seaside Chapel in Carolina Beach. Last Sunday part of their Living Nativity set came toppling to the ground because of a storm, but with help from the community they were ready for opening night on Friday.