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Mom meets 911 North Carolina operator who helped deliver her baby at home

A woman who called 911 when she went into labor at her home got a chance to meet the operator who talked her through the delivery.

Vaccine sites in 4 NC counties to offer cash incentives

Interested in a little extra spending money for the upcoming holiday weekend?

Americans urged to get colon cancer screening earlier

Americans should start getting screened for colon cancer earlier, at age 45 instead of waiting until they're 50. That's according to new guidelines Tuesday from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

NC governor signs licensure bill for autism treatment

Supporters of those with autism says legislation signed into law by Gov. Roy Cooper should expand access to treatment services and rein in costs.

New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopts 5-year Master Aging Plan

On Monday, New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopted a five-year Master Aging Plan (MAP). 

Gov. Cooper lifts capacity & social distancing rules, and most mask mandates

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday announced that the state is completely lifting all mandatory capacity, gathering limits and social distancing requirements, effective immediately.

Enrollment for North Carolina Medicaid managed care ending

North Carolina Medicaid recipients are running out of time to ensure they’ll have no trouble getting the doctor they want when the program makes a significant shift soon.

North Carolina woman accused of selling unapproved COVID-19 remedies

A woman has been accused of selling unapproved COVID-19 remedies over the internet, the U.S. attorney’s office in New Hampshire said.

‘Born-alive’ abortion measure clears North Carolina Senate

North Carolina's Senate has approved a bill to require doctors to provide the same duty of care for children born alive after attempted abortions that they would for any other newborn child.

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Volunteers, businesses honored for helping after deadly Brunswick County tornado

It's been more than four months since a deadly tornado ripped through southern Brunswick County, and those who helped with the recovery effort are now being recognized.

Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.