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Counties reach 50% turn out during early voting, expect to surpass 2016 numbers

There are still three full days left of early voting, but we're seeing turnout across the state far surpassing numbers in years past. Counties in the Cape Fear are already reaching the 50% mark of ballots cast.

Sheriff Jody Greene ‘ready to move forward’ after election certified

Seven months after he won the Columbus County Sheriff's race and six months after he was sworn into office, Jody Greene is now the undisputed sheriff of Columbus County. 

Appeal denied, Columbus County sheriff’s race to be certified

A Wake County Superior Court judge has denied an appeal of the North Carolina State Board of Elections decision to certify Jody Greene as sheriff, according to Columbus County Board of Elections Director Carla Strickland.

State Board of Elections holds hearing on Columbus Co. sheriff race

The State Board of Elections will hold a hearing on the disputed Columbus County Sheriff's race today in Raleigh.

State Board of Elections schedules hearing on Columbus County sheriff race

The long-disputed race for Columbus County sheriff could soon come to a close.

70+ Democrats and county commissioner switch parties in two weeks

In the past two weeks, more than 70 democrats in Columbus County have left the party and that includes Columbus County Commissioner Ricky Bullard.

Elections board sees influx of party affiliation changes after Columbus sheriff hearing

The Columbus County Board of Elections held its first regular meeting Monday since voting three to two last week that Jody Greene did not meet state requirements of residence to run for sheriff.

Election board hears protest in 2018 Columbus County sheriff’s race

Testimony ended Wednesday and will pick up in the morning for the case for who is the rightful sheriff of Columbus County.

Evidentiary hearing set in disputed Columbus County sheriff’s race

The dispute over who should be the rightful sheriff of Columbus County is one step closer to being decided, after the Columbus County Board of Elections met Monday morning to set a date for the evidentiary hearing.

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New Hanover County School Board votes unanimously to rename Laney High Stadium

The New Hanover County School Board voted unanimously to remove Dr. Rick Holliday's name from the E.A. Laney High School's football stadium.

NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy.