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Spend amount impasse among NC Republicans breeds impatience

House and Senate Republican leaders are growing impatient as bargaining over an early milestone in the budget process has slowed work at the North Carolina General Assembly.

Cooper’s second term a focus in NC General Assembly address

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is giving his biennial address to a joint session of the General Assembly.

Legislature inviting NC Gov. Cooper to give biennial address

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper will give his “State of the State” speech to a joint session of the General Assembly next week.

Cooper to unveil proposed NC budget for next 2 years

The Democratic governor scheduled a Wednesday news conference to roll out his plan.

SC House passes bill to combat catalytic converter theft

In the last six months of 2020, Lexington County deputies reported about 150 catalytic converter thefts, about triple the number from the same six months the year before.

NC public education ‘remedial plan’ presented to judge

A multibillion-dollar plan presented by North Carolina officials and designed to comply with legal rulings about public education is now in the hands of a judge.

SC House passes bill to ticket slow left lane drivers

The House voted 108-0 to pass the bill Thursday, which would make it illegal for a driver to stay in the left lane if they know or should know they are going to be overtaken by a faster vehicle and can safely change lanes.

NC bill could require districts to offer summer school for struggling students

Students struggling with school this year could find themselves learning over the summer.

GOP leaders: NC legislature watchdog agency to be shuttered

Republican leaders at the General Assembly say the North Carolina legislature's state government watchdog agency will soon be shuttered.

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BB&T Jamboree cancelled for third year in a row; new event scheduled in its place

West Brunswick's Coach Brett Hickman says the new event will take place for the cancelled BB&T Jamboree

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.