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$6M settlement after ‘KKK’ deputies sued for excessive force

A North Carolina sheriff's office has agreed to a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit in which six families accused the department of a pattern of using excessive force.

Tropical Storm Bill forms off the NC coast

The second named storm of this year’s hurricane season, Tropical Storm Bill, has formed far off the North Carolina coast.

Bill expanding access to NC gov’t worker info clears Senate

The North Carolina Senate has approved legislation that would make accessible to the public short explanations of why a North Carolina state or local government employee was transferred, demoted or suspended.

Farmers seeing recent hail storm’s impact on blueberry crop

This year's blueberry season began with a devastating hail storm in the state.

Restaurants decide whether to require masks after mandate ends

Though wearing a mask is no longer mandated in most public North Carolinian spaces, private businesses have the freedom to decide whether they will continue mask and social distancing requirements.

Pasquotank Sheriff to seek release of bodycam footage, investigation by NC Sheriffs’ Association

A warrant doesn't mean someone's guilty... it's not an authorization to shoot and kill," Rev. Barber said.

C.B. McGrath, local fans react to Roy Williams retirement

Hall of Fame basketball coach Roy Williams is retiring, making it official during a press conference Thursday.

Group recovers 80 abandoned boats off NC coast

Since Hurricane Florence in 2018, North Carolina has documented about 400 abandoned boats along its waterways and coastline. Only half of those have been removed.

UNC big man Day’Ron Sharpe declares for the 2021 NBA Draft

There will be changes to the roster next year for head coach Roy Williams and the North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team. Today, Winterville native Day'Ron Sharpe announced he's declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft. 

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Target plans for zero waste, emissions by 2040

Retail giant Target is pledging to reach zero waste and emissions by 2040.

COVID-19 Vaccine Summer Card Incentive Pays Off, Expands to Cape Fear

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding the number of locations providing $25 Summer Cards to offset the time and transportation costs of getting vaccinated.

AMC Theatres celebrate cinema week with all you can eat popcorn

In celebration of Cinema Week, AMC is firing up its popcorn machines and inviting guests to arrive hungry, as moviegoers can enjoy “All You Can Eat” popcorn with the purchase of any size popcorn beginning today. 

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.