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With moratorium over, North Carolina towns OK LGBT protections

The first North Carolina municipalities are acting to expand LGBT rights a month since a moratorium expired on anti-bias ordinances created during the effort to remove the state’s “bathroom bill.”

NC towns considering more LGBT protections after moratorium

Three North Carolina municipalities plan this week to discuss ordinances to expand more anti-discrimination protections to LGBT citizens.

Town hall precinct may close over Black Lives Matter flags

State election officials say voters in a North Carolina town may lose their town hall as a future site to cast ballots unless leaders take down Black Lives Matter flags hanging above the building's entrance.

NC city leaders say Black Lives Matter flags will stay at voting site

Leaders in Carrboro say several Black Lives Matter flags will stay up at a voting site at Town Hall, even after state election officials requested they be taken down.

North Carolina town votes for gender neutral board name

A town in North Carolina has decided to do away with its Board of Alderman. The name not the actual board.

Raleigh among first to step up for Sunday mornings

Some North Carolina local governments are stepping up to the bar quickly to start Sunday morning alcohol sales after Gov. Roy Cooper signed legislation late last week authorizing such action.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro school system to close ahead of women’s protest

A statement, the Chapel-Hill Carrboro system said that the move isn't political, but instead involves student safety and the inability to operate with a high number of staff absences.

Police: No charges against woman who breastfed another’s son

North Carolina police say criminal charges won't be filed against a day care worker who breastfed another woman's son without permission earlier this month.

Chapel Hill, Carrboro, UNC suffer water shutdown

Restaurants, schools, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill closed Friday after a water treatment plant was shut down by a miscue in chemical treatment and a water main break.

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Brunswick County announces two pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Brunswick County is having two pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics Thursday and Friday at Town Creek in Winnabow and at Smithville Park in Southport.

More bills seek to increase attendance at NC school events

More North Carolina state legislators are trying to get more spectators at school sporting events or college graduations that are beyond what Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 latest executive order allows.

Davis, Olsen signing 1-day contracts to retire as Panthers

Linebacker Thomas Davis and tight end Greg Olsen are signing one-day contracts to retire as members of the Carolina Panthers.

Bladen deputies find body in creek near White Oak; believed to be missing man

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after receiving a tip about a body found in a creek off of Burney Road near White Oak on Wednesday afternoon.