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Now that U.S. pandemic unemployment payments are over, are more people applying to jobs?

Just after federal pandemic unemployment benefits ended, the Cape Fear is seeing an increase in job seekers. 

VIDEO: New York City restaurant host attacked over vaccine status request

A host at a popular New York City restaurant was assaulted by three women from Texas after she asked for proof they had been vaccinated against COVID-19, police said.

US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for elderly, high-risk

An influential federal advisory panel has rejected a plan to offer Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans.

BCS modifies COVID protocol to allow shorten quarantine with negative test

Brunswick County Schools has released an update on their protocols for those who have believed to be exposed to COVID-19.

New Hanover County reports record-high COVID-19 deaths in the past week

New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died from COVID-19 to 250.

North Carolina nurse wins $217K lottery jackpot

Shameka Waller of Charlotte has spent the past year and a half caring for patients during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, with a lottery win to the tune of a $216,614 Cash 5 jackpot, she says she can do even more to help her community.

Hospital says they will vet employee’s COVID vaccination status before removing those ‘noncompliant’

Officials at Novant Health / New Hanover Regional Medical Center are now checking to see which employees have followed through getting their COVID-19 vaccine.

NC threatens legal action after Union County School Board ends COVID quarantines

In response, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued a letter to the Board's Chair outlining required COVID-19 control measures all schools in the state must implement and noting that failure to comply may prompt legal action.

Outbreaks strand some students at home with minimal learning

Within his first week back at school after a year and a half, 7-year-old Ben Medlin was exposed to a classmate with COVID-19, and he was sent home, along with 7,000 other students in the district, for 14 days of quarantine.

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Many people gather in downtown Wilmington for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

Today you may have seen a sea of green in downtown, where many people gathered for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival to celebrate "Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day".

The first coding center for kids in Wilmington holds an open house

 The first coding center for kids in the area has officially opened up shop, and today it welcomed parents and kids to check out a fun way to learn about coding.

‘Love Me, Don’t Hurt Me’ event held to tackle issue of children’s safety in schools

Keeping children safe at school is a growing concern around the country and the Cape Fear. An event was held Saturday at the Derick Davis Center at Maides Park to take on the issue, with the theme being 'Love Me, Don't Hurt Me'.

Hundreds turn out for the annual Dragon Boat Regatta in Carolina Beach

Dozens of people competed for the top trophy and bragging rights in the annual Dragon Boat Regatta race Saturday afternoon.