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One year later NC ‘bathroom bill’ saga lingers in election year

The saga of the state's so-called bathroom bill hasn't been forgotten, and many Republican incumbents who passed House Bill 2 in 2016 are being targeted this election year, with the flap over the law still an issue.

Reaction split after decision to repeal HB2

The Democratic and Republican Caucasus were split today when they voted to pass HB 142, much like the reaction of people here in our area.

NC senator: Judge will release video if mayor won’t

A top North Carolina legislator is warning that a judge likely will force Charlotte's mayor to release all videos chronicling an officer's fatal shooting of a black man last week unless she makes them public before a new law takes effect Saturday.

Charlotte City Council blasted over police shooting reaction

Angry Charlotte residents are complaining about what they call unaccountable police officers and civilian leaders who've failed to force change as the city marks a week of protests since a police officer fatally shot a black man.

Protesters: Charlotte mayor, chief should quit

Charlotte police are signaling tougher rules on marchers protesting the shooting death of a black man by police last week.

The Latest: Chief: At least 1 body camera video of shooting

The curfew has ended for Friday in Charlotte following a night of mostly peaceful protests of the shooting of a black man by an officer.

The Latest: Guns-rights group: Charlotte people can be armed

The mayor of Charlotte says the city is considering a curfew after two nights of violence in the wake of the shooting of a black man by police.

Charlotte mayor: Council not prepared to weigh pro-LGBT rule

Charlotte's mayor doesn't believe the city council will consider immediately whether to repeal its pro-LGBT ordinance, even as North Carolina Republicans say it must do so before they could rescind a broader state law called House Bill 2.

PayPal to withdraw Charlotte expansion over LGBT law

PayPal says it's canceling plans to bring 400 jobs to North Carolina after lawmakers passed a law that restricts protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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Deputies identify 19-year-old man killed in Chadbourn shooting

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a Chadbourn triple shooting.

NHCS: Threatening social media post prompted lockdown at three schools

Anderson Elementary, Murray Middle, and Ashley High schools were placed under a brief lockdown Friday morning.

New Hanover County reports record-high COVID-19 deaths in the past week

New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died from COVID-19 to 250.

Road closed for pipe work in Duplin County

The N.C. Department of Transportation is scheduled to close a section of Durwood Evans Road in Duplin County for maintenance next week.