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Brunswick County BOE wants to hear from you about possible new voting precincts

The Brunswick County Board of Elections is offering the opportunity for you to discuss possible new precincts during in-person sessions with staff.

North Carolina lawmakers redraw state’s congressional map

A replacement map for North Carolina’s congressional districts was finalized Friday, with its lines redrawn to address alleged extreme partisan bias and endangering reelection prospects for two Republicans next year.

North Carolina hearing set to consider voting machines

Elections officials are deciding which voting machines are cleared to use in North Carolina, and whether they must count ballots that can be checked by human eyes.

Suspects in Bladen ballot probe arrested, court date set

The seven people charged this week in connection with an alleged ballot harvesting scheme in Bladen County are due in court early next week.

New NC law lets citizens clear out political signs after 30 days

Tired of political signs all over town well after an election is over? A new law in North Carolina lets citizens take matters into their own hands.

Supreme Court allows partisan districts, blocks census query

The Supreme Court says federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain.

Feds to finally examine 2016 NC poll books for hacking

By EMERY P. DALESIO and FRANK BAJAK Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after voter check-in software failed on Election Day...

North Carolina House moving quickly on retooled ID standards

The North Carolina House is moving quickly on retooling recently developed rules to determine which student or employee identification cards are reliable for use as voter IDs starting next year.

Lawmakers override veto of North Carolina elections bill

With Republicans' veto-proof majority ending in days, the North Carolina legislature on Thursday overrode the Democratic governor's veto of legislation that would keep campaign finance investigations confidential and allow the GOP to possibly dump their nominee in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations.

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Hundreds gather in downtown Wilmington to watch Ironman 70.3 triathletes cross the finish line

The 2021 Ironman 70.3 Triathlon brought hundreds of spectators to Downtown Wilmington today,  to watch more than 2,500 athletes cross the finish line.

Premiere screening held for local independent film “A. Phoenix” at Thalian Hall

Today the world premiere screening of local feature film "A. Phoenix" was held at Thalian Hall. Local screenwriter Don Fried, independent Filmmaker Branham Dyer, along with Cape Fear Film & Video presented the premiere screening.

Wilmington tree giveaway adds 1,000 trees to the area

Continuing its efforts to keep Wilmington's tree canopy thriving after loss due to storms and age, the Alliance for Cape Fear trees held another tree giveaway today. 

‘Art-oberfest 2021’ showcases the works of nearly 40 local artists

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday to participate in the third annual neighborhood art crawl along Wrightsville Avenue and Pender Avenue in Wilmington.