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Smiles on us: dentists help those without insurance smile easy

They say you're never fully dressed without a smile. But what if that smile causes embarrassment or serious health conditions?

Burgaw welcomes first Black female owned private practice

On Sunday, Tonia Whitley Gray achieved a dream she's had as long as she's remembered. She opened her own private practice, and became the first African American woman in the area to do so.

COVID-19 testing costs now reimbursable for uninsured in SC

South Carolinians without health insurance can now apply to have COVID-19 testing costs reimbursed by the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Does your health insurance cover you for COVID-19?

Although most Americans diagnosed with COVID-19 are able to recover at home, treatment for the roughly 15% of patients who require hospitalization can be exorbitantly expensive.

Health insurance bill will be law without Cooper’s signature

North Carolina's Democratic governor said Sunday that a bipartisan health insurance measure will become law without his signature.

NC small biz insurance strategy nearing legislative finish line

A method designed to help North Carolina small businesses offer more affordable health insurance is one vote away from final legislative approval.

Sticker shock: Trump taking aim at ‘surprise medical bills’

President Donald Trump will begin a push Thursday to fight health care sticker shock by limiting "surprise medical bills," the unexpected charges faced by insured patients when a member of a health care team that treated them is not in their insurer's network.

NC court: State retirees should pay health premiums

A former North Carolina Supreme Court chief justice and other retired state government workers and teachers aren't exempted from paying health insurance premiums because they had a deal with the state to keep their benefits unchanged, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.

NC’s Blue Cross to rebate some customers after exceeding cap

North Carolina's largest health insurer said Friday it expects to reimburse about 700,000 customers after administrative and other costs outstripped a limit allowed by the health care overhaul law championed by President Barack Obama.

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Mystery solved: Offshore vessel identified by Northstar Marina

We have an update on a story we brought you yesterday. The mystery of the strange barge near access four has finally been solved. 

Board of Education votes ‘no confidence’ in member Judy Justice

The New Hanover County Board of Education voted in favor of a 'no confidence' motion against board member Judy Justice.

After months of work, repairs still needed at downtown Wilmington’s River Place

In recent months, the luxury apartments and condos at River Place, a long-awaited $80 million development on Wilmington's riverfront, have turned into temporary construction sites as workers wearing safety vests and hard hats have repaired building-wide defects.

Target plans for zero waste, emissions by 2040

Retail giant Target is pledging to reach zero waste and emissions by 2040.