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Gov. Cooper vetoes riot, critical race theory bills

Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday vetoed two bills — one geared toward stiffening punishments for people who riot and another restricting critical race theory being taught in public schools.

NCGOP would ban K-12 promotion of views about race

State Senate leader Phil Berger says teachers would be prohibited from compelling students to personally adopt a list of 13 beliefs.

NC Republicans finally agree on next year’s spending total

A disagreement between the two chambers over the spending limit has delayed budget work for weeks.

Appeals court: GOP lawmakers can’t join NC voter ID lawsuit

The arguments centered around whether lawyers from Attorney General Josh Stein’s office could adequately defend the 2018 law.

State leaders respond to possible private investment in Duke Energy

"There are natural concerns that come with putting our state’s energy future in the hands of a Wall Street hedge fund, and we would expect the North Carolina Utilities Commission to strictly scrutinize any such arrangement."

NC legislative leaders don’t expect delays to 2022 elections

The North Carolina General Assembly's top Republicans say 2022 election dates likely won’t be altered despite anticipated delays in receiving data for redistricting.

NC Senate leader again seeks retooling of reading program

North Carolina’s most powerful state senator is trying again to retool a student reading comprehension program that he’s championed for years but which hasn’t met performance goals.

‘Fair compromise’: Bipartisan agreement will move all NC elementary school students back to classrooms

North Carolina Republicans and Democrats came together Wednesday morning to announce an agreement on reopening schools.

GOP leaders: NC legislature watchdog agency to be shuttered

Republican leaders at the General Assembly say the North Carolina legislature's state government watchdog agency will soon be shuttered.

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Clean Eatz hosts its annual national convention in Wrightsville Beach

Today, one Wilmington based business, that has grown to have franchises across the country, wrapped up its annual convention in Wrightsville Beach.

Local church in Wilmington helps feed the homeless population through its lunch bag program

One local church in Wilmington is continuing to serve the homeless population through its lunch bag program, after seeing an increased need during the pandemic

NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington.