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North Carolina House approves tax breaks for retired veterans

It's a win for veterans in the Tar Heel State, as the North Carolina House votes in favor of a tax break for retired military personnel.

Chamber of Commerce hosts BBQ for elected officials

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce hosted their elected officials BBQ this evening, recognizing New Hanover, Brunswick, Columbus, and Pender Counties.

Local Democrat and Republican react to DC chaos

Those on both sides of the political aisle in New Hanover County are reacting to the chaos that unfolded in Washington, DC on Wednesday.

Local elected officials react to Biden win

After Republicans and Democrats spent the past year and a half arguing about their differences, will they be able to come together?

Democratic candidates ‘Game Day’ press conference

Several democratic candidates turned out for a press conference this morning in Wilmington, held just down the road from a polling location at Willston Middle School. 

‘One week to heal nation’: Democrats respond to VP Pence’s visit in campaign push

North Carolina Democrats are responding to Vice President Mike Pence's visit Tuesday. Local and state Democratic candidates came out Tuesday to make another last push of their own before election day.

Report: NC gets a ‘D’ for participation of women in politics, government

A new report commissioned by a North Carolina agency finds political participation trends among women in the state have worsened slightly over the past five years.

Black Lives Matter of Wilmington holds third virtual roundtable

On Monday was the third virtual roundtable in a weekly series hosted by Black Lives Matter of Wilmington.

Conservative group: North Carolina Democrats breaking law

Fallout from the North Carolina House budget override continues months later, as a conservative group is now raising legal concerns over Democrats' actions.

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Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.

Judge tosses most claims over clearing protesters in DC park

U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich said Monday that the claims were speculative and it was premature for the court to conclude whether the actions of law enforcement officers were justified.