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Harnett County state representative resigns after pleading guilty to funneling campaign cash into personal account

Harnett County State Representative David Lewis resigned from his role in the North Carolina General Assembly on Thursday after pleading guilty to felonies related to his campaign finances.

Amusement parks, July 4 events latest N.C. reopen bills OK’d

The North Carolina General Assembly has finalized yet another Republican attempt to let more businesses reopen despite Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 restrictions on commerce.

Bill helping more clear crime records heads to NC governor

The North Carolina General Assembly has finalized bipartisan legislation that will allow more people to get their criminal records cleared of lower-level criminal convictions and dismissed charges.

NC General Assembly back at work shortly on COVID-19 aid

The North Carolina General Assembly is starting its annual session during the COVID-19 health threat to quickly approve emergency response funding and ease rules for conducting business and government activities.

Battleship gets $400,000 grant to address flooding problem

The Clean Water Management Trust Fund has awarded Battleship North Carolina a grant of up to $400,000 to address flooding using nature-based infrastructure.

Republicans running out of time to OK NC budget on schedule

North Carolina Republicans leading the General Assembly aren't waiting much longer to pass a state budget, even without Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's blessing.

Sweltering heat sends 18 Fort Bragg soldiers to hospital

Rehearsing for a ceremony in high humidity and temperatures up to 95 degrees sent 18 soldiers at Fort Bragg in North Carolina to the hospital.

Repeal of tuition surcharge at UNC schools heads to governor

The General Assembly has decided that University of North Carolina system students shouldn't be subject to penalties that could cost them thousands of extra dollars to get their degrees.

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix

Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter identification required for next year's elections are advancing through the state legislature.

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New Hanover County GOP reacts to overturned voter ID ruling

You might have to present a photo ID to vote in the next election after a court ruling Wednesday, and now the New Hanover County Republican Party is reacting.

Coastal Christian High School sees largest COVID-19 outbreak in state

Coastal Christian High School is currently experiencing the largest coronavirus outbreak of any school or childcare facility in the state according to new data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

2020 set up to be the busiest mailing holiday season ever

The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on the 2020 holiday season, with many people changing their plans this year. It is setting up to be an even busier year for those looking to send and receive packages. 

Wilmington Mustaches for Kids wraps up November fundraiser

You've probably heard of No-Shave November and their fight against cancer, but it's the Mustaches for Kids cause that's taking the Cape Fear by storm.