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Bladen County man charged with food stamp fraud

A Bladenboro man has been charged with three counts of food stamp fraud after an investigation.

Need help during COVID-19 outbreak? Food stamps, other state benefits have never been higher

Many people are in a place they've never been -- especially financially. But while we wait for those checks from the federal government and apply for unemployment, the state is trying to make people aware there is more assistance available.

Several NC counties approved for partial replacement of August food benefits

Hurricane Dorian brought severe flooding and power outages to several eastern counties in North Carolina.

New Trump rules would further restrict legal immigration

The Trump administration is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance, officials said announced Monday.

USDA rule would cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million

About 3.1 million people would lose food stamp benefits under the Trump administration's proposal to tighten automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program.

Lawmaker wants to ban people from using food stamps to buy junk food

If one Texas lawmaker has his way, people on food stamps in the Lone Star state will be banned from using using their benefits to buy energy drinks, soda, cookies, candy or potato chips.

NC food stamp recipients to get benefits early due to government shutdown

North Carolina food stamp recipients will get their February benefits early because of the partial federal government shutdown, state officials say.

Millions could face severe cuts to food stamps due to shutdown

If the government is not reopened before March, millions of Americans who receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program could have their assistance disrupted.

USDA moves to tighten restrictions on food stamps

The Trump administration is setting out to do what this year's farm bill didn't: tighten work requirements for millions of Americans who receive federal food assistance.

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Too little, too late? Bar owners react to Gov. Cooper’s Phase 3

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

COVID-19 assistance for farmers market operators and local food hubs

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.