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Census deadline moved up to September 30

The U.S. Census Bureau is ending all counting efforts for the 2020 census on September 30.  The change moves the final day to a month sooner than previously announced.

2020 Minor League Baseball season cancelled

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.
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Heavy rains shut down roads in Brunswick County

Heavy rain pounded the Cape Fear on Friday with some areas seeing nearly seven inches of precipitation in 24 hours. The large amount in a short period of time caused select roads in Brunswick County to be impassable to drivers with water flowing across. 

COVID-19 safety guidelines announced by NCDHHS for 2020-21 school year

New health guidelines released Monday represent a first step to help North Carolina K-12 public schools find a safe way to open to in-person instruction for the 2020-21 academic year, health and education leaders announced Monday.
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Obeying curfew, protests remain peaceful in downtown Wilmington

Tuesday brought another night of protests in the Port City, all in response to the death of George Floyd. 

Children impacted by COVID-19 pandemic to receive additional help buying food

Starting today, families impacted by school closings due to COVID-19 are beginning to receive additional food benefits as part of the new Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program.
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Phase 1 of North Carolina’s reopening plan could start next week

Health officials in North Carolina are increasingly confident that Phase 1 of the state's reopening plan could start next week. So, what would change in North Carolinians' daily lives?

NASCAR plans a return to the track in the Carolinas

NASCAR will resume its season without fans starting May 17 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. The premier Cup Series will then race three more times in a 10-day span, with one more at Darlington and then two at the track outside Charlotte, North Carolina.
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North Brunswick seniors surprised by school staff at cap and gown pickup

Seniors at North Brunswick High School picked up their caps and gowns on Thursday, but a little surprise put a cherry on top. Teacher and staff from North lined the parking lots to cheer on the Class of 2020 from afar. 

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