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Gov. Cooper talks COVID-19 numbers, vaccine distribution

On Tuesday Gov. Roy Cooper stressed the power and importance of words, both in terms of the violence at the U.S. Capitol building last week and misinformation spread about COVID-19.

North Carolina lawmakers irritated over slow vaccine rollout

North Carolina is growing increasingly frustrated with the state's slow rollout of Pfizer and Moderna's coronavirus vaccines.

Out-of-state residents can get COVID vaccine in North Carolina

North Carolina's public health department says non-residents can come into the state to get a coronavirus vaccine.

Most NC nursing home workers are refusing COVID vaccine

North Carolina Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen says most nursing home workers are refusing coronavirus vaccines. This comes as the state sees one of the slowest rollouts in the nation.

More than 90 percent of NC counties in the red or orange zone, vaccinations continue

During the latest COVID-19 update from the state, Governor Roy Cooper and Secretary of North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Mandy Cohen warned that more than 90 percent of North Carolina counties are now designated as red or orange.

Gov. Cooper calls on local governments to enforce COVID restrictions

With COVID-19 vaccines arriving in North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper addressed the state Tuesday on what that means for us, and about what comes next.

Wilmington residents talk willingness to take COVID-19 vaccine

It will still be several months before the COVID-19 vaccine is available to the general public in North Carolina, but there are already concerns over how safe it is.

NCDHHS releases statement on increasing COVID-19 cases

"In less than a week, we went from exceeding 5,000 new cases reported in one day to exceeding 6,000," Cohen says in the statement.

As virus spread worsens, NC is reluctant to add restrictions

Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths in North Carolina have reached their worst levels since the pandemic began. But the state's top health official said Thursday more restrictions may not be needed if people follow the existing rules.

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.