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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.

TV stations pull attack ad in North Carolina Senate race

North Carolina television stations have pulled a Republican attack ad against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham off the air after his campaign said the ad was not truthful.

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BB&T Jamboree cancelled for third year in a row; new event scheduled in its place

West Brunswick's Coach Brett Hickman says the new event will take place for the cancelled BB&T Jamboree

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.