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What are your representatives doing to stop school shootings?

A day after the 25th fatal school shooting in the United States since Columbine, we wanted to know what the people who represent us in Washington and Raleigh are doing to try and make sure it doesn't happen again.

Legislature adjourns as no compromise made to fund research on GenX

Two bills passed to deal with researching GenX. They both differ on who will do the research. One lawmaker says the Senate has made an effort to negotiate.

Senate stays quiet on GenX bill; Clean Cape Fear begs for cooperation

While the House came to a unanimous decision, the Senate remained tight-lipped.

Ribbon cutting ‘opens’ I-140 Wilmington Bypass, sorta

A road project in the works since 2000 is almost done.  The ribbon cutting ceremony for the not quite open final section of the I-140 Wilmington Bypass was held this morning. 

Ethics complaint questions motives in funding for potential Pender County aquarium

The complaint names sate leaders involved in appropriating the funds for the aquarium.

Senate passes plan to find, treat, remove GenX in Cape Fear River

The Senate passed legislation Wednesday that allows local officials to being improving water quality in the Cape fear River while helping ensure the state DEQ enforces the law against the company that dumped GenX into the water supply.

NC senators respond to Cooper administration’s GenX funding request

A group of Republican state senators today responded to a request from the Cooper administration for more money for two state agencies in the wake of the GenX investigation.

Bill on Bald Head Island ferry, barge assets still not signed

Governor Cooper still hasn't signed a bill creating a transportation authority over bald head island's ferry operations.

Sunset Beach deannexation bill nears final approval

One more vote in Raleigh could make the Town of Sunset Beach a little smaller.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.