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Brunswick County sees record number of new cases as Christmas, winter holidays approach

Four more residents have also passed away with deaths related to the virus in the past week, bringing the total number of fatalities among Brunswick County residents to 70.

‘Do as I say’: Anger as some politicians ignore virus rules

Politicians have long been called out for hypocrisy. But their actions can feel like a personal insult during a pandemic that’s forced millions into seclusion and left many without paychecks.

UK nixes Christmas gatherings, shuts London shops over virus

Johnson said the capital and other areas in southern England will move to an even stricter Tier 4 alert category that requires non-essential shops, hairdressers and indoor leisure venues to close after the end of business hours Saturday.

S.C. first lady Peggy McMaster tests positive for COVID-19

Gov. McMaster will follow official guidelines for “close contacts,” and will quarantine for the recommended seven days while being tested regularly.

North Carolina reports all-time high 2,846 hospitalizations as cases jump 6,164

59 more people have died from the virus, bringing the total to 6,184.

French President Macron tests positive for COVID-19

Macron attended an EU summit with other European leaders last week, and on Wednesday met with Portugal's prime minister and attended a Cabinet meeting.

Barcelona concert tests use of same-day COVID-19 screening

The 500 concert goers and another 500 people in a control group will all undergo PCR tests both before the concert and again eight days later.

SC shatters daily record with nearly 3,200 COVID-19 cases

Health officials confirmed a record-setting 2,470 new cases one week ago. On Friday, they said the state had confirmed another 3,137 cases.

Woman describes what it was like to participate in COVID-19 Moderna vaccine trial

Howell ended up getting a job at Wegmans, a fortuitous landing spot in her hopes of participating in a vaccine trial.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.