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GOP bill on NC governor’s emergency powers heads to his desk

Another effort by North Carolina Republicans to check the governor’s broad powers during a pandemic or other emergency cleared the General Assembly on Wednesday. As with a similar measure last year, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto is likely.

A day after swearing-in, new NC judge switches registration

A northeastern North Carolina judge changed her voter registration from Democrat to Republican the day after she was sworn in to the job for which Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper appointed her.

Gov. Cooper visits NHRMC vaccine clinic, urges residents to get the shot

Governor Roy Cooper made a stop in the Cape Fear on Wednesday, with a focus on the pandemic and vaccination efforts.

Climate change: North Carolina gov signs major energy law

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina signed a milestone energy bill into law Wednesday that aims to sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the state’s power plants by 2030, celebrating the legislative accomplishment with Republican lawmakers.

Gov. Roy Cooper to visit COVID-19 vaccination site in Wilmington

Gov. Roy Cooper will be in Wilmington Wednesday afternoon.

NC child care centers can seek virus grants from $800M pool

Child care providers in North Carolina can begin applying next week for $805 million in grants designed to help them with payroll, capital improvements and training as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Negotiated energy bill advancing through NC Senate

A bipartisan energy bill backed by Gov. Roy Cooper that targets scaling back greenhouse gas emissions and gives Duke Energy the option to seek rate increases advanced in the North Carolina legislature on Tuesday.

North Carolina COVID trends improve despite low vaccinations

While spread of COVID-19 remains high, transmission of the virus has noticeably declined in North Carolina over the last two weeks, according to new health department data released Monday.

NC police reforms, Sunday distillery sales start in October

New police accountability reporting requirements, rules for sheriff’s candidates, mandated clergy hospital visitation and Sunday bottled liquor sales begin as all or parts of more than 30 new laws take effect on Friday in North Carolina.

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Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.

Texas drag race driver slams into spectators, killing 2 kids

A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.

Brunswick County paramedic dies after motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.

HAPPENING TODAY: Women’s health event in Wilmington offering breast cancer screenings

New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health are hosting a Women's Health and Wellness event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.