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NC sees highest one-day increase in new cases, surpasses 2,000 for the first time

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services on Friday reported the highest number of new cases so far in the pandemic -- passing 2,000 new confirmed cases for the first time.

Local health departments receive funding for COVID-19 response

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is allocating $35 million in federal funding to local health departments to support the COVID-19 response.

3 more Covid-19 deaths in Columbus County, more than 24,000 cases in NC

Three more people in Columbus County hospitalized due to Covid-19 have died, according to the Columbus County Health Department.

NC sees highest number of hospitalizations since start of the pandemic as state enters first full week of Phase 2

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the highest number of hospitalizations so far in the pandemic. Currently, 627 people are hospitalized in the state due to complications from COVID-19.

Families to receive increased food stamp benefits in May

To help families access food during the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is temporarily increasing benefits for May 2020 to current Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) recipients

Guidance offered to protect workers after food processing plant outbreaks

There are currently coronavirus outbreaks in five food processing facilities in NC, including Bladen and Duplin Counties.

Wake County resident tests positive for coronavirus, 8th case in NC

A Wake County resident tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the county to seven and the total number of cases in the state to eight.

Hearing set for New Hanover Co. operating room applications

State regulators want your feedback on a trio of applications to build more operating rooms in New Hanover County.

Coastal Horizons receives $200k grant to fight opioid epidemic

Federal funding is coming to Wilmington to help fight the opioid epidemic.

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BALLOT MIX-UP: Brunswick County woman told she ‘already voted’

Imagine going to the polls to cast your ballot, only to be told you've already voted. That's exactly what happened to a Brunswick County woman on Wednesday.

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.

Dogs say “I do” for a good cause in Sunset Beach

A pair of dogs in Sunset Beach tied a knot stronger than any leash on Wednesday night at Sunset Beach. 

Counties reach 50% turn out during early voting, expect to surpass 2016 numbers

There are still three full days left of early voting, but we're seeing turnout across the state far surpassing numbers in years past. Counties in the Cape Fear are already reaching the 50% mark of ballots cast.