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NC State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to stay alert around agricultural areas

As our state’s vibrant agricultural industry becomes more present on the roadways this time of year, the State Highway Patrol reminds drivers of practices they can take to keep everyone safe.

Bladen Community College gets $30K donation to build greenhouse

Cape Fear Farm Credit partners with Bladen Community College to provide resources to build a greenhouse that will enhance its agricultural programs.

Port of Wilmington expands capabilities to support NC agriculture industry

The North Carolina State Ports Authority is expanding its capabilities to support the North Carolina agriculture industry through a partnership with Scoular.

COVID-19 assistance for farmers market operators and local food hubs

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

NC warns residents to not plant unsolicited foreign seed sent to them

North Carolina residents who have received seed shipments that they did not order from China or other foreign sources are advised not to plant these seeds.

Pick-your-own NC farm closes after positive COVID-19 tests

A pick-your-own strawberry farm in North Carolina has temporarily closed after laboratory tests confirmed eight workers tested positive for coronavirus.

NC strawberry growers adapt operations to COVID-19 restrictions

North Carolina’s strawberry season kicked off around the same time the first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in the state.

As hemp industry grows – advocates call for uniform regulation

In North Carolina, the Department of Agriculture sees hemp as the next big cash crop.

China waiving tariff hikes on US soybeans, pork

China is waiving punitive tariffs on U.S. soybeans and pork while the two sides negotiate a trade deal, the Ministry of Finance said Friday.

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To mask or not to mask? Parents weigh in on kids wearing masks in the classroom

Students are headed back to school soon and parents continue to ask a lot of questions about masks in the classroom.

20-28 year prison sentence for 2017 armed robbery spree

The second-degree kidnapping convictions stemmed from the robbers leaving the victims either in back rooms or zip-tied after the robberies.

Local Government Commission votes to take control of Spring Lake finances

It will go into effect if the Board of Aldermen impedes an investigation by the Office of State Auditor into questionable financial activities or withholds information from the commission.

New Hanover County Alcoholic Beverage Control board awards $510,000 in grants

“We are so very proud to award these grants to community organizations in New Hanover County,” said Cedric Dickerson, Vice Chair of the New Hanover County ABC Board.