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Former Louisville assistant charged by feds with extortion

Federal authorities have charged a former University of Louisville assistant basketball coach with attempting to extort the university.

Bill would make Friday of ACC men’s tournament a holiday in NC

A bill filed Tuesday by Democratic Senators in the North Carolina General Assembly aims to make the ACC Tournament a public holiday.

UNC announces next head men’s basketball coach

Just days after Roy Williams sent shockwaves throughout the sports world by announcing his retirement on April Fool's Day, UNC-Chapel Hill moved forward with his replacement as head men's basketball coach -- and the university didn't look far.

C.B. McGrath, local fans react to Roy Williams retirement

Hall of Fame basketball coach Roy Williams is retiring, making it official during a press conference Thursday.

Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams retiring after 33-year run

Roy Williams, the University of North Carolina men's basketball coach, is retiring after leading the team to three NCAA championships, the university announced Thursday.

Locals celebrate March Madness at Cape Fear bars

Men and women around the Cape Fear enjoyed loosened COVID-19 restrictions for the first time, watching the NCAA Tournament at local bars.

‘We’re owed a March’: Hoop fans flock to bet on NCAA tourney

Last year, it was March sadness as the NCAA college basketball tournament got canceled days before it was supposed to start, because of the coronavirus.

Fewer brackets but same number plan bets on March Madness

Fewer Americans expect to fill out brackets for the NCAA's college basketball tournament this year, but the overall number of people making bets on March Madness should remain about the same as the last time the tournament was held, according to the gambling industry's national trade association.

Positive COVID-19 tests derail Kansas, Virginia tourney runs

Major conferences have had to call off tournament games with cancellations involving No. 11 Kansas and No. 16 Virginia.

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BB&T Jamboree cancelled for third year in a row; new event scheduled in its place

West Brunswick's Coach Brett Hickman says the new event will take place for the cancelled BB&T Jamboree

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.