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UNC: Self-quarantine required for travelers amid coronavirus

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has implemented domestic and international travel requirements and restrictions to combat the spread of a new coronavirus strain.

Trump signs $8.3B bill to combat coronavirus outbreak in US

President Donald Trump has signed an $8.3 billion measure to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. Trump had planned to sign the bill during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, according to Vice President Mike Pence.

Second case of coronavirus identified in North Carolina

A second North Carolina person, unrelated to the first case, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a news release from the NC Department of Health and Human Services.

US added robust 273K jobs in February before virus escalated

Hiring jumped in February as employers added 273,000 jobs, evidence that the economy was in strong shape before the coronavirus began to sweep through the U.S.

Uncertainty in stock market amid coronavirus outbreak

With a confirmed case of coronavirus in North Carolina, health isn't the only concern for some people. 

CDC helps identify plane passengers related to NC virus case

Federal health officials say they are helping North Carolina identify passengers aboard a plane with a North Carolina man who tested positive for coronavirus.

EPA releases list of disinfectants to use against COVID-19

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

New Hanover County addresses false report of coronavirus

New Hanover County Schools were forced to send out a release Wednesday, denying there is a confirmed case at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Clorox, Netflix and Zoom see stocks rise alongside coronavirus fears

While the coronavirus outbreak has contributed to significant short-term market declines and sewed economic uncertainty the world over, a handful of companies, including Clorox and Netflix, have seen their stocks rise.

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Missing 20-year-old man found dead

The Wilmington Police Department reported a man missing earlier this week, has been found dead.

Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88

Price was known for such hits as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” and “Stagger Lee.”

Plans for George Floyd Memorial Center in downtown Raleigh formally unveiled

George Floyd's family wants to associate his name with a path to progress for local young people, through a proposed memorial center in his name.

Rocky Point woman celebrates her 100th birthday

Today, One Pender County woman celebrated a milestone, her 100th birthday.