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Coronavirus brings gas prices below $2 a gallon in North Carolina

Several economists are theorizing that coronavirus fears are having one positive impact - cutting into gas prices.

Thousands prepare to get off ship hit by virus in California

Federal and state officials in California were preparing Monday to receive thousands of people from a cruise ship that has been idling off the coast of San Francisco with at least 21 people aboard infected with the coronavirus.

Two members of Congress announce coronavirus self-quarantine

The number of worldwide patients who have tested positive for the coronavirus is now north of 100,000 as states in the U.S. announce new cases every day.

Oil plunges 20% as another virus-fueled trading week begins

Oil prices are plunging amid worries that an OPEC dispute will lead a virus-weakened economy to be awash in an oversupply of crude.

Austin officials cancel South by Southwest festival

The organizers of South By Southwest have cancelled the annual arts and technology festival.

2 presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus in South Carolina, health officials say

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and health officials announced an investigation into two presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Saturday.

Neuropsychologist explains how Coronavirus can impact mental health

As the concern over the coronavirus grows, mental health experts say it can be hard to keep calm, especially with so many unknowns associated with the virus.

Veterans and personnel will now be screened for coronavirus before entering VA facilities in southeastern North Carolina

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- To stop exposure or the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Fayetteville VA NC Coastal Health Care System will be screening all...

New Hanover County health officials offer advice to prevent and prepare for COVID-19

There are currently no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in New Hanover County, but public health officials are encouraging residents to actively work to prevent COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses, and prepare now for the potential impact of COVID-19 in our area.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.