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Farm bill, with biogas permit changes, heads to Cooper

The most contentious provision left in the final measure directs state environmental regulators to develop a “general permit” for animal farm operations that want to collect methane gas from waste ponds for energy.

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.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.