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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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California fully reopens after being 1st to shut in pandemic

California was the first state in America to put in place a coronavirus lockdown, but it has turned a page on the pandemic.

England braces for new delays in reopening

The British Prime Minister expected to blame the highly-contagious delta variant of the coronavirus for delaying the reopening of bars, pubs, nightclubs and other establishments in England.

Live outdoor music will return to Pleasure Island

New York-based band Donna the Buffalo will headline the first live concert on Pleasure Island since the pandemic restrictions were first enacted.

Parents could get more money with expanded tax credits

Parents, don't be surprised if you start getting payments in the mail. The new American Rescue Plan Act is expanding child tax credits.

Need a new car? It might take three months to get one.

After months of shutdown, working from home, and social distance, car dealerships are starting the see the effects of COVID-19 trickle down from manufacturers.

National furniture shortage makes its way to the Cape Fear

Locals in the market for new furniture might experience longer shipping times, as local showrooms fall victim to supply chain issues.

Reemployment bonus idea advanced by NC Senate committee

North Carolina state senators have advanced a proposal giving $1,500 bonuses to unemployment benefit recipients who return to work this summer.

Pediatrician addresses common mask questions

Suzanne Smith, the chief pediatrician at Wilmington Health says many parents are confused after the latest CDC mask guidance.

To wear, or not to wear? Businesses decide whether to continue requiring masks

After Governor Cooper took away the mask mandate, maximum capacity and social distancing requirements Friday, small businesses were given a choice. After taking the weekend to decide, many are thrilled to have a say.

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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 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.