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‘Bathroom bill’ sponsor Bishop wins N. Carolina GOP primary

A state senator best known as the sponsor of a headline-grabbing "bathroom bill" that voided anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people won Tuesday's Republican primary in a special election for a congressional seat vacant since last year's election was deemed tainted by fraud.

Candidates face off in GOP primary for NC9 congressional race

Republicans are deciding who should carry their party's banner in a high-profile special election Tuesday for a North Carolina congressional seat that has remained vacant since last year's election was deemed tainted by fraud.

North Carolina lawmaker’s funding leads 10 in GOP House race

A North Carolina lawmaker who loaned his campaign $250,000 leads fundraising among 10 Republicans seeking a congressional seat left vacant because a ballot rigging probe voided last November's contest.

HB2 sponsor leads GOP field in North Carolina election re-do

A conservative soldier in the nation's culture wars leads the Republican field for a new North Carolina congressional election, needed because of earlier ballot misdeeds.

Lawmakers request bipartisan task force, question capability of Elections Board

Senators place some blame on the State Board of Elections. They demand a bipartisan task force step in to investigate the 9th Congressional district race

One year later NC ‘bathroom bill’ saga lingers in election year

The saga of the state's so-called bathroom bill hasn't been forgotten, and many Republican incumbents who passed House Bill 2 in 2016 are being targeted this election year, with the flap over the law still an issue.

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In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.

Woman facing attempted arson charges in incident at Smithfield Foods in Bladen County

A Lumberton woman is facing several charges stemming from an incident at the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, Latasha Rena Bittle, 26, allegedly threw a plastic jug with accelerants onto a break area canopy on October 12.