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“It’s big trouble. Avoidable trouble.”: Healthcare workers warn the unvaccinated of delta variant

Healthcare workers are urging men and women to get vaccinated and be better protected from the delta variant.

School board votes to make masks optional for students, staff in Columbus County

In a unanimous vote, the Columbus County School Board decided to follow the recommendation of Superintendent Deanne Meadows and decided to make masks optional for students and staff this school year.

Gov. Cooper announces vaccine requirements for state employees

Governor Roy Cooper has announced new vaccine requirements for state government cabinet agencies.

To mask or not to mask? Parents weigh in on kids wearing masks in the classroom

Students are headed back to school soon and parents continue to ask a lot of questions about masks in the classroom.

Bettman: Plan is to hold ’22 NHL draft in person in Montreal

He told The Associated Press the league is aiming for full arenas at the start of next season and an in-person draft in Montreal but would be ready to adjust as circumstances dictate.

Pender County Schools removes mask mandate this fall, parents react

Students in Pender County will not be required to wear mask this fall.

Brazil reopens amid looming threat from delta variant

State governors are rolling back restrictions, soccer fans are starting to return to stadiums, and even the mayor of Rio de Janeiro has said the city’s famous New Year’s party is back on.

Employees respond to Novant Health vaccine mandate

The countdown is now on for employees with Novant Health. Their deadline to get the COVID-19 vaccine is September 15.

NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks

The memo adds that the league doesn’t anticipate adding a 19th week to accommodate games that can’t be rescheduled within the 18-week regular season.

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NHC Educational Justice Calls for all students, teachers, and staff members to wear masks

Members of NHC Educational Justice will be holding a news conference Aug. 2 outside the New Hanover County Board of Education Center to call for all students, teachers, and staff members to wear masks in school.

Some struggle with Myrtle Beach heat, while Midwesterners want to move here because of it

Whether they knew it or not, vacationers in downtown Myrtle Beach braved the area’s hottest day of 2021 Friday, with a heat index expected to reach 110.

After board member tests positive for Covid-19, New Hanover school board to meet virtually

The release didn't say which board member tested positive or who had potentially been exposed.

Distress Bandannas being sold to help raise funds for teen driver safety talks

Teen driver safety is a big concern for many parents of new drivers around the Cape Fear. One organization is setting out to tackle the issue and raise awareness for the cause.