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One-stop early voting for November municipals starts Thursday

In-person early voting for the November 2, 2021 municipal elections begins Thursday, October 14 and ends Saturday, October 30. 

2017 ban on local LGBT ordinances ends in North Carolina

A 3 1/2-year ban on new local ordinances aimed at protecting LGBT rights in North Carolina expired Tuesday, prompting gay rights groups to urge the passage of such measures now.

Supreme Court leaves NC absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day.

Farmer-Butterfield leaving N.C. House for appeals board

North Carolina lawmakers have confirmed a veteran legislator to a state panel considered the last arbiter of unemployment benefit appeals, thus creating a vacancy in the General Assembly.

Forest files lawsuit challenging N.C. governor’s orders

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has filed his lawsuit challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s decisions to shutter businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic without getting the backing of other elected officials.

Absentee ballots now getting mailed for N.C. Congress runoff

North Carolina election administrators say voters shouldn’t fear the new coronavirus while casting ballots in next month’s primary runoff for a congressional seat in the mountains.

Black History Month: The Impact of Joe Barfield, Sr.

Amanda Fitzpatrick sat down with former New Hanover County Commissioner Joe Barfield, Sr. to talk about the impact he has had on black history in the county.

Ted Davis takes NC House 19 nomination

In New Hanover County another Republican incumbent faced a primary challenge.

Cooper halts compensation for unused vacation to Cabinet members

McCrory had directed in late December that his 10 Cabinet secretaries be paid for unused time off. But Cooper's office says people in positions exempt from state personnel rules, like these department heads, generally don't receive payments for unused leave.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.