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NC judge won’t halt use of touch-screen vote-mark machines

A North Carolina judge has ruled certain touch-screen ballot-marking machines will remain in use in the state this fall.

North Carolina group asks judge to stop touch-screen voting

The North Carolina NAACP has asked a judge to bar the use of a touch-screen voting machine in several counties due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Brunswick County residents hit the highway for racial justice and equality

It's been nearly two months since the killing of George Floyd sparked protests all over the nation. On Saturday, Brunswick County residents took their demonstration for racial justice and equality to the roads.

North Carolina high school to change its ‘Rebels’ nickname

A high school in North Carolina will change its mascot and nickname. Parkwood High School outside of Charlotte will no longer be called the Rebels.

Federal judge blocks NC city ordinance limiting protests

A federal judge has blocked for now an ordinance issued by a central North Carolina city that requires permits for protests and limits activities of demonstrators.

Civil rights groups sue to block city’s limits on protests

Civil rights groups have sued to block a North Carolina city from enforcing an ordinance that requires permits for protests.

Mobilize to make Juneteenth more than just a holiday, Charlotte speaker urges

Around 400 people gathered in First Ward Park in Uptown Charlotte Friday evening to celebrate Juneteenth, the annual holiday recognizing the end of slavery in the United States.

Pender County NAACP chapter protests at school board meeting

The local chapter of the NAACP attended the Pender County Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, stepping in over an investigation into alleged racial slurs used by educators.

Pender County NAACP to protest Board of Education meeting

The NAACP plans to protest outside a meeting of the Pender County Board of Education on Tuesday, at Topsail High School.

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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.