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Coffin left outside North Carolina police department

Asheville Police Chief David Zack is upset by some actions taken by protesters on Wednesday night.

North Carolina city votes to reduce police budget by 3%

A North Carolina city has voted to decrease its police budget by 3% amid calls from protestors to cut the funds in half.

Maui Invitational moving to North Carolina during pandemic

The Maui Invitational is moving to the mainland during the coronavirus pandemic.

Nurses vote to unionize at Mission Hospital in Asheville

Nurses at a hospital in Asheville have voted to unionize and gain the power to bargain over their benefits and working conditions.

‘Unprecedented’ number of Asheville officers have resigned

31 police officers in the western North Carolina city of Asheville have resigned from the force since June.

One person shot in attempted burglary on Blue Ridge Parkway

Buncombe County officials confirm they are investigating an apparent attempted breaking and entering along the parkway that ended in gunfire.

Knife-wielding North Carolina man shot during bus barricade

Police in North Carolina say officers shot a knife-wielding man who barricaded himself in a city bus and later charged at officers who were attempting to remove him.

Asheville may remove slave-owner names from some streets

The North Carolina city of Asheville is considering removing the names of slave owners and other people associated with discrimination from some streets and a park.

Group gives $5K for information on Trump sticker on bear

A wildlife group in North Carolina is offering a $5,000 reward to identify a person they say is responsible for putting a “Trump 2020” sticker on the collar of a bear.

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Too little, too late? Bar owners react to Gov. Cooper’s Phase 3

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

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.

Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.