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Michael Jordan to start own NASCAR team in 2021

NBA legend Michael Jordan will be trying his hand at a new sport soon, NASCAR.

Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

Bubba Wallace, Columbia Sportswear sign sponsorship deal

Corporate interest in Bubba Wallace has picked up momentum and NASCAR’s only Black full-time driver has signed a new sponsor that includes funding for his Richard Petty Motorports team.

NASCAR and jousting exceptions to SC’s large crowd ban

Fans can watch September’s NASCAR race at Darlington in person thanks to exceptions granted to South Carolina’s rule banning gatherings of more than 250 people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NASCAR allows fans at race, gets biggest sports crowd since pandemic-sparked shutdowns

Clint Bowyer hopped off his pit stand at Bristol Motor Speedway to learn he'd won the fan vote to advance into NASCAR's All-Star race - an announcement met by a roar from the grandstands. 

Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace over flag, rope

President Donald Trump lashed out at NASCAR's only full-time Black driver on Twitter Monday morning, demanding he apologize for an investigation into an apparent noose found in the driver's garage.

NASCAR races on at Indy after Johnson contracts coronavirus

NASCAR’s extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus.

NASCAR meets with minister pushing for racial equality

Greg Drumwright is a minister at the Citadel Church & Campus Ministries in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Confederate flag losing prominence 155 years after Civil War

The Confederate battle flag is losing its place of official prominence in the South 155 years after the end of the Civil War.

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Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for device to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

Local seniors to be featured in Wilmington ’60 strong’ Calendar

In a partnership with Wilmington Health, 12 seniors from across the area have been chosen to appear as pin ups in the 2021 Wilmington 60 Strong Calendar. 

Local protesters march for ‘justice’ and ‘change’ after ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

There were protests in Louisville and across the country overnight following the ruling in the death of Breonna Taylor. A protest is happening in downtown Wilmington.

Trump promoting health care ‘vision’ in swing state NC

President Donald Trump is laying out his health care agenda Thursday amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era law he vowed to replace with a much better plan, but never did.