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Seniors still line-dancing, just outside and a little farther apart

With social distancing, there are a lot of things we can't do, but one thing we still can do is have a little fun dancing six feet apart.

North Carolina police: Suspects chain, try to drag away ATM

Officials in a North Carolina town say police are searching for suspects who were captured chaining an ATM to a stolen pickup truck and attempting to drag it away.

60 years later, historical marker commemorates ‘Chapel Hill 9’

On Feb. 28, 1960, nine African-American teenage boys held a sit-in at the Colonial Drug Store. Sixty years later, the actions of those nine boys are being commemorated along one of Chapel Hill's main roads.

Woman with oxygen tank airlifted after smoking accident

North Carolina's insurance commissioner is cautioning people to be careful with cigarettes and pipes after a woman with an oxygen tank was badly burned while smoking.

NC 15-year-old heading to Stanford University on scholarship

A 15-year-old math whiz in North Carolina has earned a scholarship to Stanford University.

Committee explains deal to relocate Confederate monument

Some board members of the University of North Carolina say an agreement they worked out means a controversial Confederate statue will never return to the college campus where it was toppled more than a year ago.

Repercussions over UNC’s “Silent Sam” statue deal continue

ritics on Friday pushed back against a deal to protect a Civil War statue that once stood on the University of North Carolina’s flagship campus.

UNC System names Kevin Guskiewicz as 12th chancellor of UNC Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina System announced Friday that Interim Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz would become the 12th chancellor and 30th chief executive officer of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Clayton 7-year-old battling leukemia signs with UNC wrestling team

A very unique signing day on the North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill and for a great cause.

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Target plans for zero waste, emissions by 2040

Retail giant Target is pledging to reach zero waste and emissions by 2040.

COVID-19 Vaccine Summer Card Incentive Pays Off, Expands to Cape Fear

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding the number of locations providing $25 Summer Cards to offset the time and transportation costs of getting vaccinated.

AMC Theatres celebrate cinema week with all you can eat popcorn

In celebration of Cinema Week, AMC is firing up its popcorn machines and inviting guests to arrive hungry, as moviegoers can enjoy “All You Can Eat” popcorn with the purchase of any size popcorn beginning today. 

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics.