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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GOP lawmakers want civil rights panel appointment withdrawn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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Town of Shallotte could pay more to buy water

A town document estimates that a household or business who uses less than 6000 gallons the user will see their bi-monthly bill jump from $35.98 to $50.14.

Western states prepare for possible 1st water shortage declaration

By November 2022, the agency projects Lake Mead could drop to levels that could threaten the ability to generate electricity at Hoover Dam.

After child death, US says to stop using Peloton treadmill

New York-based Peloton said in a news release the warning was “inaccurate and misleading." It says there’s no reason to stop using the treadmill as long as children and pets are kept away from it.

3 protesters arrested after Asheville disbands homeless camp

Asheville is shutting down numerous homeless camps in the city where it has received reports of fighting and drug use. The city said it is working to provide alternate shelter.