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Gov. Cooper: Outdoor venues in NC can open at 7% capacity next week

In a news conference Tuesday, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced that outdoor venues, including stadiums, would be able to open to 7% capacity starting next week.

Gov. Cooper orders flags fly at half-staff in honor of Justice Ginsburg

Flags will remain lowered until sunset on the date of Ginsburg’s internment.

Parents, school districts, others react to Gov. Cooper’s announcement on schools

Governor Roy Cooper announced Thursday that elementary schools will have the option to open for full-time in person learning.

NHCS sticks with Plan B transition, to consider shift to Plan A for some

New Hanover County Schools announced it's still planning for a Plan B transition in October, following Governor Roy Cooper's announcement about the option for districts to send children in Pre-K through 5th grade back under Plan A.

Gov. Cooper to allow elementary schools to open full-time

Gov. Roy Cooper says public elementary schools will be allowed to return to the classroom full time.

COVID-19 money to improve internet access for NC students

North Carolina's state government is using federal COVID-19 relief dollars to purchase equipment so more public school students access online classes and homework help.

North Carolina’s governor race enters the homestretch

North Carolina officially kicked off the general election on Friday as it became the first state to mail absentee ballots to voters.

Columbus County gets more funding for high-speed internet

On Friday, Governor Roy Cooper announced five new projects will expand high-speed internet access for residents in three rural counties, including in Columbus County.

Panthers owner frustrated over not having fans at NFL opener

Panthers owner David Tepper expressed frustration with government officials over not allowing fans in the stadium for the team’s Sept. 13 home opener against the Las Vegas Raiders.

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New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

On Tuesday the CDC released guidance on Halloween during COVID-19, discouraging families from trick-or-treating. Now a local health expert is weighing in.

Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

Every September 15-October 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, a time set aside to commemorate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Latinx people. But this year, the Latinx community has had to adapt.

Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.