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‘Most exciting development in months’: Locals react to vaccine approval for kids 12-15

The Food and Drug Administration has cleared the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for people as young as 12-years-old.

More than 8,500 people have used NC transit agencies to get COVID-19 vaccines

Since vaccine rollouts began, North Carolina transit systems have taken more than 8,500 residents to vaccine appointments.

House passes bill to bar Cooper from mandating COVID shot

North Carolina House members on Monday approved a plan to curb the governor’s ability to mandate COVID-19 vaccines through executive action.

Americans set another pandemic-era record for air travel

Mother's Day weekend meant bigger crowds at U.S. airports.

Publix pharmacies offer walk-in COVID vaccines in 7 states including NC

Publix pharmacies is now accepting walk-ins for the COVID-19 vaccine at all of its pharmacies.

Biden move to share vaccine designed to spread US influence

It enraged the developers who delivered lifesaving doses in record time, but Biden had a broader purpose: to broadcast his administration’s commitment to lead on the global stage.

As vaccinations drop, North Carolina may offer financial perks

North Carolina has seen a sizable drop in the number of new people coming in for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Dozens of inmates at Columbus County jail get COVID-19 vaccine

Dozens of inmates at the Columbus County jail have been vaccinated for COVID-19, according to the sheriff's office.

Governor Cooper visits Wilmington, continues to encourage people to get vaccinated

Governor Roy Cooper paid a visit to the Port City on Thursday to tour the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center vaccine site in Wilmington.

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Delta will require new hires to be vaccinated against virus

If you want to work at Delta Air Lines, you'll need to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The airline says that vaccination will be required for new hires starting on Monday. But the airline isn't imposing the same requirement on current employees.

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots offer more than $600 million in prizes this weekend

The Mega Millions and Powerball games offer North Carolinians two chances at life-changing prizes this weekend with jackpots totaling more than $600 million.

Kidder Street Shooting: Multiple people fired 20+ shots as partygoers celebrated birthday

The Wilmington Police Department has released more details on a shooting that left three people dead and four others hurt in early April.

Gov. Cooper lifts capacity & social distancing rules, and most mask mandates

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday announced that the state is completely lifting all mandatory capacity, gathering limits and social distancing requirements, effective immediately.