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Lawmakers file bill to help clean litter from NC highways

A bill introduced in Raleigh will increase littering fines and establish a grant program to address the growing litter problem across the state.

Four local counties could discuss becoming Second Amendment sanctuaries

Counties across the nation have started declaring they will not follow certain gun laws, and now some in the Cape Fear want to follow suit.

‘Conner’s Law’ presented to Trooper Conner’s family during ceremony

The family of fallen State Trooper Kevin Conner gathered at the Columbus County courthouse for a ceremony introducing "Conner's Law," legislation.

Cooper signs bill named after fallen NC trooper into law

The state gave its final approval Wednesday to House Bill 283 known as “Conner’s Law”.

Bill named after fallen NC trooper heads to governor’s desk

The state General Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to House Bill 283 known as "Conner's Law".

State tax credit proposed for repair of historic buildings damaged during natural disasters

A newly proposed tax credit could provide relief for historic home owners hit by Florence and even Matthew.

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.

GOP lawmakers file bill to strengthen law for trespassing in bathrooms

Republican lawmakers just introduced a new bill that changes current law for trespassing in restrooms and changing facilities.

After race gets physical in Bladen County, voters make clear choice in House District 46

One of the seats in our area is open this year after Democrat Ken Waddell decided not to seek another term in House District 46, which covers Columbus and parts of Bladen and Robeson counties.

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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.

AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don’t want shots

Those findings underscore the challenges facing public health officials as soaring infections in some states again threaten to overwhelm hospitals.

Search for bodies concludes at Florida condo collapse site

Firefighters have officially ended their search for bodies in the debris of the collapsed Surfside condo building.

Wilmington Police investigating shooting on Metting Road

A Wilmington Police spokesman said officers responded to a call about a shooting in the 3600 block of Metting Road just before 3 p.m. this afternoon.