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Gov. Cooper declares Sea Turtle Week, OIBSTPO to hold Turtle Talks

Earlier this month, Governor Roy Cooper declared June 13-19 Sea Turtle Week in North Carolina.

WATCH: Endangered sea turtle released after being hooked by fisherman in Surf City

A once-injured sea turtle has healed and returned home on Tuesday.

Turtle rescue center unable to host visitors during pandemic and bring in needed donations

The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center is closed to visitors this summer due to the Coronavirus but a number of volunteers are staying busy helping to preserve and protect sea turtle nests, nesting females and hatchlings along Topsail Island's 26 miles of coastline.

First ever Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle nest found on Bald Head Island

The sea turtle season is underway along our coast and history was made this week when the Bald Head Island turtle patrol found its first ever Kemp's Ridley nest.

Myrtle Beach State Park rangers rescue hooked sea turtle

Rangers at the Myrtle Beach State Park received a call of a hooked sea turtle off the fishing pier, according to South Carolina State Park's Facebook page.

Sea turtles released back into the ocean off Morehead City coast

 There were some emotional goodbyes during a sea turtle release in Morehead City on Wednesday. 

Find an injured sea turtle? Here is who to contact

To report dead, sick, or injured sea turtles on land or water anywhere in the state, call the NC Sea Turtle Hotline or look for the contact for each island in our viewing area.

First sea turtle nest in NC shows up on Brunswick County beach

Sea turtle nesting season began May 1 and it didn't take long for the first nest to show up along the Carolina coast.

Injured sea turtle rescued off Wrightsville Beach coast

The Coast Guard, the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission and a good Samaritan rescued an injured sea turtle on Monday, less than a mile off Wrightsville Beach.

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Gov. Cooper: NC vaccination numbers still too low

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen gave an update on COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon.

Willie Garson, ‘Sex and the City’ actor, dead at 57

In the wake of his passing, Garson's many friends and former colleagues expressed their love for the actor.

Opening of applications for CFPUA COVID Relief Program

To qualify for the program, customers’ household income must be at or below 80 percent of the Area Household Income for New Hanover County.

House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

The bill now goes to the Senate, where it is likely to falter because of overwhelming GOP opposition.