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Republicans lose veto-proof majority in NC House

North Carolina Democrats have won enough state House seats to end the Republicans' veto-proof control, handing Gov. Roy Cooper more leverage to fight right-leaning policies and press his agenda.

Carson Smith to transition from Pender County Sheriff to NC House

Pender County Sheriff Carson Smith easily won election to the NC House of Representatives to defeat Democrat John Johnson. 

Brisson wins 7th term for House, first time as republican

Rep. William Brisson has won a seventh term in the North Carolina House of Representatives, but it's the first time he's won as a Republican.

Cooper out to rally Democrats seeking more legislative wins

Gov. Roy Cooper is getting into the thick of campaigning for Democratic legislative candidates in hopes enough of them will get elected to give him more policy leverage at the General Assembly.

NC House approves 2 replacement amendments

The North Carolina House has made quick work of two proposed revised amendments to the state constitution that would go before voters in November.

Special session to let NC lawmakers change amendment language

Stymied by a court that ruled their ballot questions misleading, North Carolina Republican lawmakers are preparing for a special session to replace two proposed constitutional amendments that, if approved by voters, would shift key executive powers to the legislature.

Judicial vacancy proposal now 1 vote from fall referendum

A proposal to alter how vacancies to North Carolina trial and appeals court judgeships are filled is just one vote away from going on ballots statewide this November in a referendum.

Republicans begin to override Gov. Cooper’s budget veto

Republicans have started overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of state budget adjustments for next year.

School safety bill passes NC House

More building safety and campus police officer requirements for North Carolina's public schools would occur if a bill that cleared one chamber of the General Assembly becomes law.

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Town of Belville talks food trucks, Riverwalk upgrades, Mayfaire-esque town center

BELVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- At a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night, the Town of Belville made a decision regarding the future of food trucks at town events, and town leaders gave an update on repairs to the Brunswick Riverwalk and future plans.

Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.