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Tillis, Cunningham spar over vacant SCOTUS seat and police reform in second Senate debate

Sen. Thom Tillis (R) and Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham took part in the second North Carolina Senate race debate on Tuesday, September 22 in Raleigh.

Madison Cawthorn’s RNC speech called out for American history inaccuracy

Madison Cawthorn, a 25-year-old in a potentially historic bid for Congress, spoke during the third night of the Republican National Convention in a speech that has drawn attention for an American history inaccuracy.

Congress urges Postal Service to undo changes slowing mail

Democratic and Republican lawmakers want the U.S. Postal Service to immediately reverse operational changes causing delays in deliveries nationwide.

John Lewis, lion of civil rights and Congress, dies at 80

John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died. He was 80.

N.C. Congress runoff pits Trump favorite versus young rival

Western North Carolina voters in a congressional primary runoff are deciding whether to accept President Donald Trump’s favored candidate or choose her young rival.

Trump fires State Dept. watchdog critical of admin moves

President Donald Trump has fired the State Department's inspector general, an Obama administration appointee whose office was critical of alleged political bias in the agency's management.

Absentee ballots now getting mailed for N.C. Congress runoff

North Carolina election administrators say voters shouldn’t fear the new coronavirus while casting ballots in next month’s primary runoff for a congressional seat in the mountains.

Somber Congress delivers nearly $500B more in virus aid

Congress has delivered a nearly $500 billion infusion of coronavirus spending.

Historic SC Senate panel of 4 women OK Equal Right Amendment

A history making group of female senators has approved a resolution to have South Carolina approve the Equal Rights Amendment.

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Deputy in hospital after being struck by SUV on Carolina Beach Road

The vehicle is described as a dark in color 2004 Chevy SUV with a missing front headlight and side mirror.

UNCW calls fall semester a success, will test students for COVID-19 more frequently in spring

Students at UNCW are getting ready to head home for the holidays as the school watches rising numbers of COVID-19 cases around the country.

New Hanover & Topsail changing classes in latest NCHSAA realignment plan

Two Cape Fear area high schools are set to move up a classification after the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced its first draft for realignment in the next four year cycle. 

Despite challenges Seaside Chapel Living Nativity open in Carolina Beach

It's been a tough week for Seaside Chapel in Carolina Beach. Last Sunday part of their Living Nativity set came toppling to the ground because of a storm, but with help from the community they were ready for opening night on Friday.