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Sports to resume for public high schools this week

After a nearly eight month layoff, sports will return to state public high schools this week.

Bridgewater nearly sinks Saints in return to Superdome

Teddy Bridgewater took a sack when he could least afford to late in the fourth quarter.

Djokovic out of US Open after hitting line judge with ball

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic has been defaulted from his fourth-round match at the U.S. Open after he accidentally hit a line judge with a tennis ball.

Wahine Classic Surf Competition held at Carolina Beach

he competition has been a New Hanover County staple since 1997, and was started to promote the physical, mental, and emotional well being of women and girls.

Jack Nicklaus says he tested positive for coronavirus

Jack Nicklaus says he and wife Barbara tested positive for the coronavirus at the onset of the pandemic.

Ex-football player receives 20-year sentence on drug charge

A former college football player who went to trial for violating North Carolina’s sports agent law has received a 20-year prison sentence on a drug conviction in Georgia following a probation violation.

2020 Minor League Baseball season cancelled

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

Judge rules against reopening Ace Speedway

A North Carolina judge has ruled in favor of the state against Ace Speedway in Alamance County which has been at the center of controversy during the state's shutdown.

NCHSAA extends dead period to June 15th, eyeing return of sports

High School athletes across the state of North Carolina have been out of sports for nearly two months now with the covid-19 outbreak. On Tuesday, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association released information on when those athletes may get to resume activities.

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Two NC lawmakers who contract COVID were on same hunting trip

Senate Rules Committee Chairman Bill Rabon of Brunswick County has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office.

Portion of Wrightsville Ave. closed for emergency sewer repair

A portion of Wrightsville Avenue closed to traffic on Tuesday so crews could make an emergency sewer repair.

Surf City to vote on paid parking again

The Town of Surf City is considering paid parking, again. 

Car chase ends after driver collides with Bladen County sheriff’s deputy

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit and the Community Impact Team (CIT) were in the Bladenboro area on Friday in response to community complaints of narcotics activity.