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Senate bill proposing Sunset Beach deannexations moves forward

A bill that has sparked some controversy in Sunset Beach is making its way through the state senate.

Local lawmakers respond to possible funding loss over HB2

Yesterday the US Justice Department issued a letter stating that House Bill 2 violates civil rights laws. Today some of our local lawmakers are speaking out.

Lottery hopes to exceed $529 million for schools

The North Carolina education lottery says it reached a single-day record of $27.8 million worth of lottery ticket sales yesterday.

Most area legislators to face challenges in 2016

Most members of southeastern North Carolina's legislative delegation will face some sort of opposition for their seats next year after candidate filing ended today.

Road funding plans fuel debate between McCrory, legislators

Gov. Pat McCrory and Republicans legislative leaders are at odds over funding for North Carolina's roads, and their competing proposals are leading to more debate.

Senate budget plan leaves film grant program at $10M, raises teacher pay

A budget plan from the North Carolina Senate would not increase funding for the state's film grant program. The plan unveiled in Raleigh today earmarks $10 million for film grants.

Republicans, Democrats say abortion bill is wrong

Some state representatives say the governor's decision to sign a new abortion bill was wrong. "It's another very, very bad bill for women's health," Democratic Representative Susi Hamilton said. Hamilton is speaking out against Governor Pat McCrory's decision to sign this abortion bill.

Rabon proposes state regulation of Uber

The Southport Republican's bill would take the control of the transportation network companies out of the hands of local government and hand it over to the state.

New Hanover commissioners say state sales tax plan could lead to property tax hike

video New Hanover County leaders say they are worried about a sales tax plan that they fear could cost the county sales tax revenue and lead to a property tax increase.

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‘Kicks for Luna’ soccer fundraiser to support girl with cancer

A Florida girl with a rare form of bone cancer is in the Cape Fear this weekend for a soccer fundraiser.

‘”I felt like something was wrong’, woman details encounter with rabid fox in Ocean Isle Beach

A fox suspected to be connected to two attacks that occurred earlier this week in the southern end of the county tested positive for rabies.

Employees respond to Novant Health vaccine mandate

The countdown is now on for employees with Novant Health. Their deadline to get the COVID-19 vaccine is September 15.

Nonprofit assistance grant program

The nonprofit grant program will provide $700,000 in assistance to the nonprofit community in New Hanover County, allocated through grants of no less than $10,000 and up to $50,000 per organization.