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Former colleague says Rep. Walter Jones was ‘hard not to love’

North Carolina mourns the death of Rep. Walter Beamon Jones Jr. One local colleague talks about his impact from the nation, down to Pender County.

Former sheriff pushes bill in NC House to clear rape kit backlog

Sexual assault evidence collection kits are not required for survivors who want to press charges against their alleged assailants.

Lawmakers propose tax for beach nourishment

If you are a tourist or a resident in Brunswick County headed to a restaurant for a meal, you could soon pay 10 cents for every $20 bill.

Trump calls North Carolina speaker on speech offer

The speaker of the North Carolina House says President Donald Trump called to thank him for an invite to deliver the State of the Union speech in Raleigh.

Wife of Rep. Deb Butler dies unexpectedly

According to an obituary, Anni Parra, 52, died suddenly Friday of an unexpected illness.

Lawmakers override veto of North Carolina elections bill

With Republicans' veto-proof majority ending in days, the North Carolina legislature on Thursday overrode the Democratic governor's veto of legislation that would keep campaign finance investigations confidential and allow the GOP to possibly dump their nominee in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations.

Amid fraud probe, an election redo might require new primary

With ballot fraud allegations hanging over a disputed North Carolina congressional race, state lawmakers have agreed to change the way such "do-over" House elections are handled.

More counting puts Hunt ahead in North Carolina House race

The counting of more ballots in an extremely close North Carolina legislative race now has the daughter of a former governor leading a chairman of a powerful House committee.

ELECTION ANALYSIS: New Hanover’s blue wave matched by red tide in Brunswick, Pender

In southeastern North Carolina there were signs not only of a blue wave but an even bigger red tide, if you will.

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New Hanover school board decides against Plan A for elementary schools

The New Hanover County school board held a special meeting on Monday to discuss whether or not to allow elementary schools to move to full-time in-person learning.

Flooding continues to be a problem along Canal Drive in Carolina Beach

Flooding is always a major concern along the coast during hurricane season. In Carolina Beach, occasional flooding has been happening over the past several years when there isn't a cloud in the sky.

Snake lands on Mississippi woman as she opens her front door

A woman in Mississippi received a slithering surprise when she got home from work last week: a snake that had been lodged on top of her front door landed on her head.

Sen. Tillis: Trump to extend offshore drilling pause to NC

One of North Carolina's U.S. senators says President Donald Trump told him he'll add North Carolina to a list of states whose coastal waters won’t be subjected to offshore drilling for a decade.