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Public hearing on legislative and congressional redistricting held at UNCW

A public hearing was held Wednesday evening at UNCW regarding legislative and congressional redistricting, a process which will impact future elections in our state.

Republican National Committee trained volunteers for voter registration in Wilmington

The Republican National Committee, holding a training event  in Wilmington today. Nearly 35 volunteers were taught how to register and mobilize voters.

McCrae Dowless sentenced for social security fraud

A key figure in the investigation into ballot fraud in a North Carolina congressional race has been sentenced in a federal case involving Social Security benefits. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Raleigh sentenced Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr. of Bladenboro to six months in prison, and one year of supervised release.  He must also pay $8,595.10 in restitution.

Wilmington unlocks almost 8,000 voters after released felons given the right to vote

Tens of thousands of North Carolinians will be able to head to the now after judges voted to reinstate convicted felons' voting rights after they serve their time.

Jackson atop NC Senate fundraising; Walker coffers also full

North Carolina U.S. Senate candidates have released their first campaign finance reports of the 2022 election cycle.

Trial begins on challenge to latest NC voter ID law

North Carolina’s latest law requiring photo identification to cast ballots is now on trial.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Judge OK’s North Carolina plan to ease absentee voting rules

A North Carolina judge has decided to allow the state to move forward with a settlement reached last week to ease certain absentee ballot voting procedures.

Ivanka Trump to campaign for her father in Wilmington

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump will visit Wilmington on Monday.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.