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Hickory, NC native J.T. Poston wins Wyndham Championship

J.T. Poston kept racking up birdies and pars — but no bogeys — at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to his first PGA Tour victory — and a first-time-in-decades achievement.

Panthers planning to switch up usage for Christian McCaffrey in 2019

The Panthers hope less means more for Christian McCaffrey in 2019. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner wants to increase McCaffrey's touches this season while reducing the number of plays he's on the field after the running back racked up a franchise-record 1,965 yards from scrimmage.

Morehouse College to begin taking transgender men next year

The country's only all-male historically black college will begin admitting transgender men next year, marking a major shift for the school at a time when higher education institutions around the nation are adopting more welcoming policies toward LGBT students.

Angelina Jolie: Fighting for women and justice are crucial

Actress and activist Angelina Jolie says promoting equality for women, combating injustice, and helping refugees are the most important parts of her life after her six children.

Barr: Redacted Mueller report could be released by mid-April

A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation will be sent to Congress by mid-April and will not be shared with the White House beforehand, Attorney General William Barr said.

Upsides, downsides for Smollett, city in looming fines fight

A brewing battle over Chicago's demand that Jussie Smollett recoup the city more than $130,000 for an investigation into his report of a racist, anti-gay attack and the "Empire" actor's apparent determination not to pay it could ultimately land in a civil court, where a jury could have to answer the question that was supposed to be answered in criminal court: Was the attack staged or not?

Stones postpone tour as Jagger receives medical treatment

The Rolling Stones are postponing their latest tour so Mick Jagger can receive medical treatment.

Man dies after being shot by Durham police in confrontation

Police in North Carolina say they shot and killed a man in a confrontation with him precipitated by a domestic disturbance.

Search on for burial site of America’s first published poet

Anne Bradstreet was the North American continent's first published poet, yet her legacy has largely been lost to time.

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.