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Man who played Duke Chapel bells for 50 years dies

Duke University says a musician who played the bells at its iconic chapel at the end of each academic day for over five decades has died.

Duke University investigates maskless off-campus party

Duke University said it will test students who attended an off-campus, unmasked party. Some of them may even be punished.

UNC-Chapel Hill faculty can teach remotely after celebration

Leaders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill say faculty members can teach remotely until Feb. 17 in light of the crowded and largely maskless celebration of the men's basketball team's victory over Duke University on Saturday.

Duke doctor leads push to study COVID-19 vaccine in pregnant women

A Duke doctor is leading the national effort to get pregnant women included in COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials and studies.

Duke, UNC study finds low rates of in-school COVID transmission

A report of 11 North Carolina school districts from the beginning of the school year, compiled by a team of researchers at Duke and UNC, found a very low rate of in-school transmission.

Wilmington man among 21 federally charged in drug ring involving UNC frats

Nearly two dozen people, including one from Wilmington, are facing federal charges following an investigation into the sale of drugs on or near multiple college campuses in North Carolina, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.

‘Fauci effect’: Duke, UNC, medical schools nationwide seeing historically high applications

Duke University Medical School is seeing a 26 percent jump this year in students applying to be med students; and it's a 12 percent jump at UNC's School of Medicine in Chapel Hill.

Williams scores four TDs as Tar Heels rout Duke 56-24

It marked the second time this season that the Tar Heels responded from a three-point loss by blowing out an area rival the following week.

Study: Some masks may be worse than no mask at all

By now we all know that N-95 masks are better than surgical masks which are better than cloth masks which are better than a scarf or bandana. But are they all better than nothing?

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Brunswick County announces two pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Brunswick County is having two pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics Thursday and Friday at Town Creek in Winnabow and at Smithville Park in Southport.

More bills seek to increase attendance at NC school events

More North Carolina state legislators are trying to get more spectators at school sporting events or college graduations that are beyond what Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 latest executive order allows.

Davis, Olsen signing 1-day contracts to retire as Panthers

Linebacker Thomas Davis and tight end Greg Olsen are signing one-day contracts to retire as members of the Carolina Panthers.

Bladen deputies find body in creek near White Oak; believed to be missing man

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after receiving a tip about a body found in a creek off of Burney Road near White Oak on Wednesday afternoon.