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Gov. Cooper visits NC vaccine site, encourages adults to get vaccinated

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen visited a vaccine clinic held by the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services to see more people get their COVID-19 vaccine. 

Leading pressure pipe company to create 44 jobs in Columbus County

Pipeline Plastics specializes in engineered solid wall polyethylene pipe, with a size range up to 65” diameter utilized in all aspects of infrastructure construction. 

Vaccine supply will soon outpace demand in North Carolina, Gov. Cooper says

Gov. Roy Cooper will address the state to provide a COVID-19 update this afternoon.

NC House votes for guardrails on governor’s emergency powers

North Carolina’s governor would have to get formal support from the Council of State to carry out long-term emergency orders in a measure approved by the state House on a party-line vote favoring Republicans.

North Carolina eviction moratorium extended to June 30

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday evening announced a three-month extension of the statewide eviction moratorium that had been set to expire at the end of March.

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.

State offers reward for info on disappearance of Bladen County woman

Governor Roy Cooper announced on Friday that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the disappearance of Judith Deavers Hyder, 53.

Wilmington restaurants react to loosened restrictions

COVID-related restrictions across the state will be greatly reduced Friday, giving businesses and their customers more freedom.

Cooper seeks big debt package, pay hikes, Medicaid expansion

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is proposing a spending and borrowing spree that he says is critical to fulfilling education, health care and infrastructure demands evident before the pandemic but have been exacerbated since.

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After child death, US says to stop using Peloton treadmill

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3 protesters arrested after Asheville disbands homeless camp

Asheville is shutting down numerous homeless camps in the city where it has received reports of fighting and drug use. The city said it is working to provide alternate shelter.

Panel signs off on Duke Energy orders on rates, coal ash

The final rate increases haven't been finalized.