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John Lewis mourned as ‘founding father’ of ‘better America’

John Lewis was celebrated as an American hero during his funeral as former President Barack Obama and others called on people to follow Lewis’ example and fight injustice.

Ex-football player receives 20-year sentence on drug charge

A former college football player who went to trial for violating North Carolina’s sports agent law has received a 20-year prison sentence on a drug conviction in Georgia following a probation violation.

Activists cite tabulation flaw in mail-in ballots in Georgia

Election officials and activists in four Georgia counties say faulty software or poorly calibrated vote-tabulation scanners used in the state's primary may have prevented thousands of mailed-in votes from being counted.

Lawyer: Security video in Arbery case may show water breaks

The attorney for a homeowner thrust into the spotlight of the Ahmaud Arbery shooting says a young black man filmed by a security camera walking through the unfinished home in December and February may have stopped there for a drink of water.

Federally protected sea turtles begin nesting in Georgia

A protected sea turtles species in Georgia have started their nesting season.

Man breaks into Taco Bell, prepares food, takes nap

Taco Bell wasn’t open on Christmas Day but a burglar in Georgia decided he wanted a festive feast anyway — and to take a nap while he was at it.

Whoo’s there? Georgia family discovers owl in Christmas tree

A Georgia family got a real hoot from its Christmas tree: More than a week after they bought it, they discovered a live owl nestled among its branches.

Shooting at suburban Atlanta mall injures 1 as shoppers flee

A shooting that wounded one person in a mall food court sent suburban Atlanta shoppers fleeing in panic Saturday.

Georgia man arrested after calling police 3 times to confess

A man apparently felt so bad about breaking the law that he called police three times to confess, according to police in Georgia.

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District attorney addresses suspect’s release from jail before police standoff

The man involved in a nearly 10-hour standoff with police Monday morning had been arrested and released from jail just hours earlier. Now the district attorney is explaining why that happened.

Save Our Hospital, Inc. takes final shot against NHRMC sale

Less than a week before county commissioners are expected to vote on a final agreement between New Hanover County and Novant Health to sell New Hanover Regional Medical Center, one local non-profit is aiming to delay the process until certain documents are made public.

Tillis, Cunningham spar over vacant SCOTUS seat and police reform in second Senate debate

Sen. Thom Tillis (R) and Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham took part in the second North Carolina Senate race debate on Tuesday, September 22 in Raleigh.

President Donald Trump bans offshore drilling in North Carolina through 2032

For the past several years, many people along our coast have been concerned about the possibility of oil drilling just offshore.