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House votes to pass budget; will conference with Senate before sending to Gov. Cooper

The budget plan includes one-time bonuses and pay raises for state workers as well as tax cuts for individuals and businesses.

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

North Carolina Senate Republicans have unveiled a two-year state budget proposal that sticks to earlier spending limits even with recent news of a massive revenue windfall.

NC Senate’s tax-cut plan gets initial approval by chamber

The tax-cut package endorsed by North Carolina Senate Republicans has received initial approval with the support of some Democrats.

NC’s minimum marriage age rises to 16 in bill OK’d by Senate

The state Senate has given unanimous approval to legislation raising the minimum age to get married in North Carolina from 14 to 16.

Streamlined NC biomass operation permits advance in Senate

The North Carolina General Assembly has started moving its annual farm bill.

NC legislative leaders don’t expect delays to 2022 elections

The North Carolina General Assembly's top Republicans say 2022 election dates likely won’t be altered despite anticipated delays in receiving data for redistricting.

Bill would make Friday of ACC men’s tournament a holiday in NC

A bill filed Tuesday by Democratic Senators in the North Carolina General Assembly aims to make the ACC Tournament a public holiday.

NC General Assembly approves bill requiring in-person summer school for students

A bill that would require school districts to offer in-person summer school that targets children at risk of academic failure due to poor virtual learning during the pandemic has passed unanimously in the North Carolina General Assembly.

NC Senate OK’s allowing concealed handguns at more churches

Legislation that would give churches that meet on private school campuses in North Carolina the option to allow members or visitors to carry concealed handguns has cleared one General Assembly chamber.

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U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament to reel in fishermen for 43rd year

One of the largest king mackerel tournaments on the East Coast is returning to Southport in a few weeks.

New Hanover County Fire Rescue dedicates new engine

New Hanover County Fire Rescue dedicated its newest fire truck, Engine 19, this week in a virtual ceremony.

World War I living history event at N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport

The N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport to host a living history weekend Sept. 18-19 featuring reenactors, authors and documentarians highlighting the World War I era.

Leland woman says metal object fell from bridge, hit her car, NCDOT responds

A Leland woman says she had a "final destination moment" when driving under the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation is responding.