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Friday, March 5, 2021
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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Mandatory water restrictions are no longer in effect in eastern Pender County, but the county still wants you to conserve.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.

CFPUA lifts water restrictions, urges conservation

CFPUA has lifted Stage 1 Water Conservation Advisory restrictions for all customers, according to a news release from CFPUA.

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Prices are pumping! Why is it costing more for gas?

If you've been to the gas station over the last couple of weeks, you know it's costing more to fill up these days.

COVID-19 reported cases and percent positivity rate drop to 5% in New Hanover County

Over the past week, 396 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in New Hanover County – for a total of 16,581 cases since the start of the pandemic; and of that total, 15,103 people have recovered from the virus.

South Carolina lifts rule for mandatory masks in restaurants

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced that the mandatory mask order for restaurants has been lifted, and now face coverings are recommended, according to a press release from the governor's office.

New Hanover County elementary students looking forward to full-time in the classroom

Many children enjoyed the sunshine on Friday at Long Leaf Park before heading back to the classroom full time on Monday.