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Supreme Court hanging up phone, back to in-person arguments

Only the justices, essential court personnel, lawyers in the cases being argued and journalists who cover the court full-time will be allowed in the courtroom.

COVID-19 cluster identified in Eaton Elementary School

The cluster was maintained within the student group upon completion of contact tracing. Therefore, there are no recommendations to move to remote learning for the remainder of the classroom.

Nearly 1 in 5 Horry County Schools students in quarantine

HCS said students in quarantine can take their personal learning device home to receive and turn in assignments, plus log onto virtual school.

ACC adds forfeiture element to virus-related cancellations

The league says that if both teams are unable to play because of a player shortage, both will have to forfeit and both will be assigned a loss in the standings.

More than 1,000 active COVID-19 cases in New Hanover County

The percentage of New Hanover County residents with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has increased to 57 percent this week, after weeks of slow growth.

DHEC: Only 4 ICU beds open in Horry County

In Horry County, 93.3% of beds were occupied, a slight improvement over the last week. Of 667 beds in use, 133 were COVID-19 patients.

US hits 70% vaccination rate — a month late, amid a surge

The U.S. still has not hit the administration’s other goal of fully vaccinating 165 million American adults by July 4. It is about 8.5 million short.

Graham 1st vaccinated senator to test positive for COVID-19

He says he is “very glad” he received the vaccine, without which his current symptoms would be “far worse.”

Bettman: Plan is to hold ’22 NHL draft in person in Montreal

He told The Associated Press the league is aiming for full arenas at the start of next season and an in-person draft in Montreal but would be ready to adjust as circumstances dictate.

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Wilmington City Council approves purchase of 3-D crime scene scanner, ‘aquatic mower’

Wilmington City Council approving the purchase of new tools to assist with various things in the city at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night.

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.

New Hanover Co. Schools sees significant decrease in suspension rates

The New Hanover County Board of Education held its first meeting since a lawsuit was filed against the board at the Sheriff's Office after unmasked protesters were denied entry to a school board meeting. 

Southwest: We won’t put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave

Southwest Airlines will let unvaccinated employees keep working past early December instead of putting them on unpaid leave if they apply for an exemption on medical or religious grounds.