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Bill raising minimum NC marriage age to 16 keeps advancing

The legislation represents a compromise by some who wanted a minimum age of 18.

Right-to-carry in more NC churches gets final legislative OK

Cooper vetoed a broader gun bill containing the same idea a year ago, saying it threatened the safety of students and teachers.

NC House passes bill to end additional $300 unemployment benefits

Lawmakers in the state House of Representatives on Thursday voted to pass a bill that would end the additional $300 in unemployment insurance provided by the federal government.

NC Senate tax cut plan includes virus aid for businesses

They could receive grants capped at nearly $19,000.

Locals and a NC senator discuss potential medical marijuana bill on 420

North Carolina senators recently introduced marijuana legislation to allow for medical use. If the bill is passed, it could mean that North Carolina would become the 37th state to legalize medical weed to combat chronic pain.

In rare move, NC Republicans working toward second veto override attempt

The earliest the Senate could try to override the veto again would be Thursday.

Former NC Senate Leader Basnight dies at 73

Marc Basnight, the former longtime leader of the North Carolina State Senate died Monday at 73, his family said.

Lee unofficially reclaims NC Senate seat, confident results will hold

There are a lot of close races on the local level keeping candidates on their toes as the final ballots are counted.

New NC campaign spending rule ends practice Berger used

North Carolina legislators can no longer spend campaign committee dollars toward buying or renting homes or condos that they or family members own.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.