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CFPUA issues voluntary water conservation advisory

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has issued a voluntary water conservation advisory for customers in all parts of its service area, effective immediately.

26th annual Cucalorus Film Festival kicks off with online, drive-in movies

Wednesday kicked off the two week 26th annual Cucalorus Film Festival, a Wilmington staple since the 1990's. This year it's going to look a lot different thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Drought recedes as rain waters parched areas of Southeast

Drought continues to recede in Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina.

Drought conditions worsen across 14 Southern US states

More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday.

Nearly half of North Carolina counties in moderate drought

Officials say nearly half of North Carolina's counties are experiencing a moderate drought due to lack of rainfall.

Mandatory water restrictions lifted in eastern Pender County

Mandatory water restrictions are no longer in effect in eastern Pender County, but the county still wants you to conserve.

Brunswick County lifts burn ban for unincorporated areas

After a lot of rain the past week, the burn ban is over in Brunswick County.

Duplin County bans fireworks due to dry conditions

Officials in a North Carolina county have enacted a ban on fireworks just ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, citing dry conditions and a number of wildfires.

Burn ban issued for Brunswick County

A burn ban is now in effect for the unincorporated areas within Brunswick County.

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

It's the second year in a row it is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.