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Families swarm back to school sales as NC enters Plan B

Labor Day is usually the unofficial end of the season, but this year many North Carolinians find themselves shopping much later as the state enters Plan B and Elementary schoolers prepare to go back full time.

Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully

New York’s governor said Friday he would allow children statewide to return to classrooms for the start of the new school year, citing the state’s success in battling the coronavirus pandemic.

Most NC parents won’t have option to send kid back to school

Data from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction shows most K-12 parents won't have the option of sending their kids back to school at the start of the fall, even partially.

Parents urge Brunswick County Schools to reconsider reopening plans

The start of the school year is less than four weeks away, but some parents in Brunswick County are asking the school district to reconsider plans to start the year with remote learning.

Triangle parents turn to homeschooling amid COVID-19 safety concerns

Amy Dunham has two boys who go to Holly Grove Elementary School in Holly Springs. She will be homeschooling them both this fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duke pediatrician, mom asks state to follow science to get kids back into classrooms amid COVID-19

Experts say it's important to follow the science and data in order to figure out the safest way to get kids back into the classroom.

Should students return to school in the fall? Parents wonder what’s next

One semester of at-home learning is nearly complete, but could another one be coming in the fall?

Mom to Mom: Easy back-to-school lunches

Back-to-school is in full swing and that means you may be busier than normal. 

Getting immunizations for the new school year

It is back to school season, and officials say students need to have the proper immunizations before classes begin.

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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.