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South Carolina reports first COVID-19 related death

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has reported the state’s first death related to COVID-19 novel coronavirus.

BEMC suspends disconnections, offers drive-through service only

Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation is taking proactive measures regarding COVID-19, which includes suspending disconnections of accounts that have not paid.

US moves nearer to shutdown amid coronavirus fears

The coronavirus is curtailing many elements of American life. Officials and businesses on Sunday took forceful measures to halt the virus's spread.

Fed takes emergency steps to slash rates and ease bank rules

The Federal Reserve took emergency action Sunday to help the economy withstand the coronavirus by slashing its benchmark interest rate to near zero and saying it would buy $700 billion in Treasury and mortgage bonds.

‘Prepare, not panic’: Brunswick County Commissioners hold emergency meeting

After a presumed positive case of coronavirus, Brunswick County Commissioners called an emergency meeting this afternoon.

Panic buying leaves empty shelves at local grocery store

With a presumptive positive case in Brunswick County, people have cleared the shelves in Leland's Piggly Wiggly.

ATMC to Offer Free High-Speed Internet Access to Households with Students

ATMC today announced that starting Monday, March 16, it will offer high-speed internet service at no cost for 60 days to households in Brunswick and Columbus County who have children in grades K-12 or in college and do not already have a broadband subscription.

NC reports 32 cases of COVID-19 in 13 counties

North Carolina health officials reported 32 total cases of COVID-19 across the state early Sunday – a jump from 23 on Saturday.

Doctor says Trump tests negative for coronavirus

President Donald Trump has tested negative for the new coronavirus, according to the president's personal physician.

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Accident on N. Kerr Avenue near New Centre Drive

Wilmington police officers are currently closing off southbound traffic between those two intersections as crews work at the scene.

Arrest made after video shows dog beaten with object in Conway area

A video shows what appears to be someone tying up a dog and beating it with an object. The dog is hit multiple times and can be seen jumping repeatedly to avoid being hit.

US Catholic bishops OK steps toward possible rebuke of Biden

The 168-55 vote was announced near the end of a three-day meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that was held virtually.

Judge rules for Florida on CDC order blocking cruise ships

U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday wrote in a 124-page decision Friday that Florida would be harmed if the CDC order effectively blocking most cruises were to continue.