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Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has been banned from Twitter for breaking the social media platform’s site’s rules.

North Carolina school official resigns over Facebook posts

A North Carolina school official says a school board member has resigned from his position after posting "insensitive" images on social media.

Speedway loses partnerships after ‘Bubba rope’ post

A North Carolina racetrack has lost some partnerships after its owner advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale online

President Trump escalates war on Twitter, social media protections

President Donald Trump is escalating his war on social media companies, signing an executive order challenging the liability protections that have served as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet.

Facebook to warn users who ‘liked’ coronavirus hoaxes

Have you liked or commented on a Facebook post about the COVID-19 pandemic that turned out to be a hoax?

Facebook drops Trump ads after census confusion

Facebook on Thursday began taking down ads for the reelection campaign of President Donald Trump that direct people to a survey labeled a “census,” hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said people would confuse it with the once-a-decade head count.

NC reporter has no idea his filter generator is on during Facebook Live

Sometimes reporters use Facebook Live to bring viewers and readers updates from breaking news scenes or to provide updates on current weather conditions. But for one Asheville television reporter, it kind of backfired.

Facebook removes ‘North Carolina Breaking News’ page for spreading ‘fake news’

The Facebook page "North Carolina Breaking News" contained some posts touting good deeds by police officers in the city of Winston-Salem. But the officers named in the posts didn't exist.

NC mom finds children’s pictures on stranger’s Facebook profile

A simple scroll on Facebook took a concerning turn for a North Carolina woman. Becky Smith said she was not expecting to see a portrait of her three kids used on someone's profile.

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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.