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Two NC lawmakers who contract COVID were on same hunting trip

Senate Rules Committee Chairman Bill Rabon of Brunswick County has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office.

Friends remember Judge Ola Lewis and her impact on community

Senior Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis died after losing her two year battle with a rare form of liver cancer.

Hose manufacturer to invest $7.9 million in Pender County

Polyhose Inc., an industrial hose manufacturer, will create more than 50 jobs in Pender County, Governor Roy Cooper announced Tuesday.

Craft brewers, wholesalers lift glass to distribution deal

Small North Carolina brewers and alcohol wholesalers raised glasses on Thursday to what they call a legislative compromise that allows small breweries to keep control of their products longer as they grow.

GOP lawmakers want civil rights panel appointment withdrawn

North Carolina Republican lawmakers want Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to withdraw his recent appointee to a state civil rights panel because of a past social media post comparing law enforcement officers to terrorists.

GenX remains in focus nearly one year later, multiple bills filed

It's been almost a year since we learned about GenX in the Cape Fear River.

Republicans agree on how to address little-known chemicals

North Carolina legislative Republicans say they've worked out an agreement to expand work and funding to clean up, contain and evaluate unregulated industrial chemicals like the one a plant dumped for decades into the Cape Fear River.

County leaders, lawmakers tour pilot reverse osmosis system

Brunswick County leaders and state lawmakers saw first hand the work of a pilot RO system at the Northwest Water Treatment Plant.

Rabon calls for legislative hearing on Cooper pipeline agreement

A Brunswick County Republicans is calling for a legislative hearing about Gov. Roy Cooper's nearly $58 million deal with the companies behind the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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Simone Biles withdraws from women’s team gymnastics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles had to withdraw from the women's team gymnastic final on Tuesday as the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) took gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

The new House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has opened its first hearing. Democrats are starting with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building.

‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics

The Tokyo Games are shaping up as a watershed for LGBTQ Olympians. A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields.

Dolphins’ Howard reports despite unhappiness with contract

All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard has joined the rest of the Miami Dolphins reporting for training camp after he sat out mandatory minicamp because he’s unhappy about his contract.