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NCGOP encourages COVID-19 vaccinations, says vaccines ‘not political’

To continue reopening North Carolina's economy, the head of the state's Republican Party is urging everyone to get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are eligible.

Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday.

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

The idea could appeal to some Senate Democrats, who are eager to spend time confirming President Joe Biden's Cabinet nominees.

Senate confirms Biden 1st Cabinet pick as Democrats control

The Senate is now split 50-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris as a potential tie-breaking vote.

New Hanover County GOP chair talks future of Republican Party after Trump

Now that President Donald Trump has left office, what's in store for the future of the republican party?

McConnell, Pelosi homes vandalized after $2,000 relief fails

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s home in Louisville, Kentucky, was spray-painted early Saturday with messages like “WERES MY MONEY” and “MITCH KILLS THE POOR.”

After 9 months, Congress reaches COVID-19 compromise deal

Top congressional lawmakers announced a roughly $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill on Sunday, just hours ahead of a government shutdown deadline -- a deal nearly nine months in the making.

McConnell wins reelection, but control of Senate at stake

In Senate races so far on election night, incumbents are holding their own, and Republicans have won two open seats.

Senate GOP pushing Barrett ahead past Democrats’ blockade

Democrats are planning time-consuming procedural hurdles, but the party has no realistic chance of stopping Barrett’s advance in the Republican-controlled chamber.

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Surf City presented with proposed budget, storm mitigation plan details

The proposed FY 21-22 Town of Surf City budget is balanced and totals $23,306,298 for all operations.

Town of Shallotte could pay more to buy water

A town document estimates that a household or business who uses less than 6000 gallons the user will see their bi-monthly bill jump from $35.98 to $50.14.

Western states prepare for possible 1st water shortage declaration

By November 2022, the agency projects Lake Mead could drop to levels that could threaten the ability to generate electricity at Hoover Dam.

After child death, US says to stop using Peloton treadmill

New York-based Peloton said in a news release the warning was “inaccurate and misleading." It says there’s no reason to stop using the treadmill as long as children and pets are kept away from it.