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North Carolina Zoo ready for expansion if lawmakers OK funding

The North Carolina Zoo expects to move forward with work on a new Asia exhibit this fall, if lawmakers pass a budget with the necessary funding.

Gov. Roy Cooper to visit New Hanover County vaccine site this afternoon

Gov. Roy Cooper is heading to the coast on Thursday. He will visit a COVID-19 vaccination site in New Hanover County.

New program gives NC families discount on monthly internet bills

A new federal program opening in May can help North Carolina families get help paying for high-speed internet.

NC Senate eases caps on income, grants for K-12 scholarships

Qualifying income levels and maximum grants would rise for North Carolina’s publicly funded scholarship program for K-12 students to attend private schools under a measure approved by the state Senate.

NC police reform package approved by Senate committee

A state Senate committee has advanced a criminal justice reform package focused on targeting insubordinate and overly aggressive officers while giving more mental health assistance to police and deputies.

Pete Buttigieg, Doug Emhoff visit NC to promote Biden’s American Jobs Plan

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and second gentleman Doug Emhoff are in North Carolina on Friday.

A closer look at what it will take for NC to ditch masks entirely

As North Carolina is set to remove many capacity limits and restrictions by June 1, it appears a ways off from reaching Gov. Roy Cooper's goal of 23 of North Carolina adults receiving vaccines to remove a mask mandate.

Gov. Cooper extends delivery and to-go mixed drinks until June 1

Governor Roy Cooper announced on Thursday that he signed an executive order to extend the delivery or carry-out of mixed drinks through the month of May.

North Carolina to lift outdoor mask rule, raise gathering limits

Governor Roy Cooper will give a COVID-19 update today at 2 p.m. This announcement comes just days before COVID-19 restrictions are set to expire.

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.