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‘Teacher of the Week’ uses newscast to connect students during pandemic

When the coronavirus pandemic forced Pender County Schools to shift to remote learning in the spring, many North Topsail Elementary School students felt isolated at home.

Columbus County forester battling wildfires in Oregon

Wildfires are continuing to rage in several states out West and a number of North Carolina Forest Service firefighters are on the front lines battling the blazes.

Folk artist donates paintings to raise funds for the Cameron Art Museum

Clyde Jones is an internationally recognized artist known for his whimsical wooden critters which surround his home in Bynum, North Carolina.

Heavy rainfall making fire ants surface and spread across the region

If you spend a lot of time outside, you've likely noticed lots of ant mounds in recent weeks and there's a reason.

Tips for finding romance during the pandemic

Planning a date amid the Coronavirus pandemic can be a challenge for those who are single, windowed or divorced. Don't worry, a professional matchmaker may be able to help filter out the duds.

NHRMC top-ranking physician concerned about COVID-19 spike as fall season approaches

Many K-12 schools across the Cape Fear are resuming a mix of remote and in-person learning amid the Coronavirus pandemic.

Turtle rescue center unable to host visitors during pandemic and bring in needed donations

The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center is closed to visitors this summer due to the Coronavirus but a number of volunteers are staying busy helping to preserve and protect sea turtle nests, nesting females and hatchlings along Topsail Island's 26 miles of coastline.

Retired judge urging Pender Co. commissioners to take steps towards racial healing

Following George Floyd's death in May, demonstrators across the country have either toppled or called for the removal of many civil war memorials in cities and towns across the country.

Local nonprofit hosting events to mark 30th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law 30 years ago and the nonprofit Disability Resource Center is hosting a number of events to celebrate the anniversary of this important civil rights law.

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White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.

Delaware picks up come from behind win over UNCW Men’s Basketball

A 10-foot jumper by senior guard Ryan Allen with 15.9 seconds left lifted Delaware to a 67-62 victory over UNCW, salvaging a split of the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball series on Sunday afternoon in Trask Coliseum.

Biden to lift Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in military

Multiple people familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Sanford and Son’ actor Gregory Sierra dies

Gregory Sierra, who had memorable roles in the 1970s sitcoms “Barney Miller” and “Sanford and Son,” has died after battling cancer. He was 83.