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Peanut exec. sentenced to 28 years in prison

Relatives of Americans whose deaths were linked to salmonella-tainted food from a Georgia peanut plant are applauding stiff prison sentences imposed on the plant's owner and two others.

Peanut executive in salmonella case faces prison for life

A former peanut company executive will soon learn if he will spend the rest of his life in prison for his role in a salmonella outbreak blamed for killing nine Americans and sickening hundreds more.

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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 new 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.