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Hornets’ LaMelo Ball selected NBA Rookie of the Year

Ball beat out finalists Anthony Edwards from the Minnesota Timberwolves and Tyrese Haliburton from the Sacramento Kings to win the award.

Gordon Hayward signs with Hornets

Hayward's agreement with the Hornets is reportedly a four-year, $120 million deal.

Charlotte Hornets select LaMelo Ball with third pick

Ball’s brother Lonzo plays for the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans. His father is LaVar Ball, who became a polarizing sports personality for making outlandish remarks when Lonzo was in college at UCLA and was then drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers.

Hornets suspend radio broadcaster for tweeting racial slur

The Charlotte Hornets have suspended radio play-by-play broadcaster John Focke indefinitely after he used a racial slur on his Twitter account.

Jordan talks to Hornets about being uncomfortable, winning

Hornets players say team owner Michael Jordan recently spoke to them about what it takes to be a champion.

CEO’s comments cost firm partnerships with NFL, NBA teams

Charlotte's two professional sports franchises and two universities have canceled partnerships with a North Carolina home security company after the firm's CEO told an activist he should focus on black-on-black crime rather than the George Floyd protests.

Hornets come up short against Magic at home

Nikola Vucevic scored 22 points, Aaron Gordon had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a five-game skid with a 112-100 win over the Charlotte Hornets.

Taking his shot: Jordan, NBA owners, enter tequila business

When Michael Jordan decided to get into the tequila business, he could have slapped his name on the label, maybe autographed a few bottles and sold out the whole run in hours.

NBA All-Star Game arrives after ‘bathroom bill’ changes

The NBA All-Star Game is set for North Carolina this weekend after the league delayed Charlotte hosting the event for two years because of the state's "bathroom bill," which singled out transgender people and limited local LGBT antidiscrimination protections.

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

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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. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.