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Board of Elections introduces online ballot tracking tool

The State Board of Elections says that BallotTrax allows voters with valid absentee ballot requests to create an account to view the status of their absentee by-mail request and ballot. This includes confirmation that the county board of elections has received the request, that the ballot has been mailed to the voter and that the completed ballot has been received by the county board of elections.

Trump suggests polling place double-check for mail-in voters

President Donald Trump says people who vote early by mail should show up at polling places and vote again if their ballots haven’t been counted.

North Carolina sues over federal decision on seismic testing

On Wednesday, Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit in federal court to block the Trump Administration for allowing seismic exploration for oil and gas off the North Carolina coast.

AG reaches $100K settlement in Hurricane Florence price-gouging investigation

Attorney General Josh Stein announced a settlement with an Idaho-based water damage restoration company over a price-gouging investigation he launched in 2019 in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

Forest abandons lawsuit challenging Cooper executive orders

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has ended his lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.

Panel to address racial bias in N.C. justice system begins

Officials and others brought together to examine ways to eliminate racial disparities in North Carolina’s criminal justice and court systems are holding their first meeting.

North Carolina AG shares resources for law enforcement during COVID-19

Attorney General Josh Stein, Addiction Professionals of North Carolina, and the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition have released new resources for law enforcement officers encountering people with addictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NC Attorney General warns of coronavirus scams, price gouging

Attorney General Josh Stein is urging North Carolinians to be on the lookout for scammers taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic.

Former Roland-Grise band teacher indicted on 17 charges

A former Roland Grise Middle School teacher has been indicted on 17 sex crimes charges. 

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Too little, too late? Bar owners react to Gov. Cooper’s Phase 3

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

COVID-19 assistance for farmers market operators and local food hubs

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.