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Ontario retracts new restrictions that drew the ire of many

Ontario’s premier has retracted restrictions that banned playgrounds and allowed police to require anyone not at home to explain why they’re out and provide their address after a backlash from police forces, health officials and the public.

Pleasure Island business owners hold networking event, talk staffing issues

Pleasure Island business owners gathered together Wednesday night at the Sea Witch in Carolina Beach as they prepare for a busy season.

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

CCMF granted special event permit by Myrtle Beach City Council

The Myrtle Beach City Council met on Tuesday and granted Carolina Country Music Festival organizers a special event permit for the four-day music festival.

UNCW, NHRMC stop administering J & J vaccine due to reaction concerns

UNCW has paused its vaccination clinic, while NHRMC will offer Pfizer or Moderna instead. New Hanover County Public Health's clinics are not impacted.

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.

New Hanover County Senior Resource Center reopens

The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center reopened Monday with precautions in place.

New Hanover County middle and high schoolers move to Plan A

Monday, thousands of students across the Cape Fear returned to class for full-time, in-person instruction.

Lawmakers seek long-term limit on governors’ emergency power

Lawmakers say some states have been operating under emergency laws that date back decades and didn't envision a crisis that stretched for more than a year.

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.