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To wear, or not to wear? Businesses decide whether to continue requiring masks

After Governor Cooper took away the mask mandate, maximum capacity and social distancing requirements Friday, small businesses were given a choice. After taking the weekend to decide, many are thrilled to have a say.

Governor Cooper visits Wilmington, continues to encourage people to get vaccinated

Governor Roy Cooper paid a visit to the Port City on Thursday to tour the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center vaccine site in Wilmington.

Brunswick County weighs in on masks one year into the pandemic

Masks and face coverings seem to have sparked controversy from the very beginning, especially when mandates were put into place. Now, one year into the pandemic and several months into the state mandate, what do people think?

UNCW students looking forward to attending sporting events again

Following Governor Roy Cooper's announcement that some restrictions are easing on Wednesday, UNCW announced they will be welcoming fans back into the sporting events.

Locals react to lesser COVID restrictions

This Wednesday, Governor eased Coronavirus restrictions in North Carolina. In Leland, residents responded, saying these lesser restrictions could not come at a better time.

Restaurants get ready for curfew’s end Friday

After almost a year of closures and restrictions, Governor Roy Cooper announced starting Friday, North Carolina would start easing some of those measures.

‘A long time coming’: Bar owners react to reopening indoors after almost a year

After nearly a year of their doors being closed, Governor Roy Cooper announced bars could reopen at 30% capacity indoors starting Friday, also extending the alcohol curfew to 11 pm.

COVID-19’s financial impact: Locals struggle to pay utility bills

The pandemic has affected all of us this year, and many still stuffer from the financial impacts.

Families swarm back to school sales as NC enters Plan B

Labor Day is usually the unofficial end of the season, but this year many North Carolinians find themselves shopping much later as the state enters Plan B and Elementary schoolers prepare to go back full time.

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Governor Cooper appoints new general counsel

Fletcher replaces William McKinney, who served as the Governor’s Legal Counsel from January 2017 until July 2021 and has returned to private practice.

‘Christmas in Harmony’ filming next week

Even though it's the dog days of August, a new movie production is making the Cape Fear think about the yuletide season.

‘American Idol’ to hold virtual auditions for NC, SC on Friday

You must be a legal U.S. resident born on or between June 2, 1992 and September 15, 2006 to participate this season.

‘There are only so many beds’: COVID-19 surge hits hospitals

Florida hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are suspending elective surgeries and putting beds in conference rooms, an auditorium and a cafeteria.