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North Carolina tax break for business, jobless clears House

The North Carolina House has approved legislation that would provide several hundred million dollars in state income tax breaks for businesses and the unemployed.

K-12 scholarship program alterations approved by NC House

North Carolina’s programs that spend tax dollars on scholarships for low-income students to attend private K-12 schools and for children with disabilities to receive special education would be altered in a measure approved by the state House.

Several veto override attempts on tap at N.C. legislature

North Carolina Republican legislators will try again to end their streak of coming up short on vetoes from Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.

NC legislator: Public records provision will be addressed

A top North Carolina legislator says lawmakers will soon will take another look at a bill that keeps certain police investigative records secret when forwarded to the state medical examiner.

North Carolina legislative session getting close to end

North Carolina legislators could soon end a legislative session marked by dealing with the COVID-19 economic downturn and challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s orders keeping many businesses closed due to the virus.

NC House revises, OKs education, road bond referendum

The North Carolina House has given tentative approval to let voters decide whether the state should borrow $3.1 billion for public school, higher education and road construction.

Election rule changes for COVID-19 considered in N.C. House

North Carolina legislators are starting to debate proposed election rule changes this fall so people have wider paths to cast ballots despite COVID-19 health risks.

NC House offering own changes to address absentee fraud

The North Carolina House has offered another version of legislation designed to prevent mail-in absentee ballot fraud that prosecutors say occurred last fall and caused officials to require a new congressional election.

As Republicans seek override, Cooper makes budget offer

The fight over the North Carolina state budget continues as Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper made a counteroffer to the two-year plan written by Republicans that he's already vetoed.

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Former North Topsail Beach police officer accused of stealing guns from department

A former North Carolina police officer has been accused of stealing guns from the police department where he worked.

New hurricane sensor technology could come to the Cape Fear ahead of the next storm

There are just 9 weeks remaining in official hurricane season, but new sensor technology is ready if we get a late-season storm in the Cape Fear. 

At ease: Hundreds remember beloved deputy who died after COVID-19 complications

Tuesday, hundreds of law enforcement officers and residents celebrated the life of David MacAlpine, a New Hanover County Sheriff's Captain who died of COVID-19.

FEMA sends 4 paramedics to Brunswick Co. to alleviate influx of emergency calls

There's a need for first responders across the country, including in the Cape Fear region, and FEMA is sending help.