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24 dead, 38 still missing after deadly tornadoes in Tennessee

After several deadly tornadoes tore through neighborhoods across Tennessee, killing at least two dozen people, officials say 38 remain unaccounted for in Putnam County.

Two TN residents arrested in N.C. after being found with car connected to AMBER Alert

Two Tennessee residents were arrested Friday by North Carolina law enforcement after authorities located a vehicle believed to be connected to an on-going Tennessee AMBER Alert investigation.

Bill wants to force student-athletes to play as gender identified at birth

The new year is underway and lawmakers have started to make a push for new legislation, but one bill already has a flag on the play.

Boy bullied for homemade Tennessee shirt has logo become official design

A Florida boy who was bullied and laughed at for his homemade T-shirt representing the University of Tennessee Volunteers at his elementary school’s college colors day has not only had his design made official by the university – but the demand for the product is so high that it crashed the school’s website.

Taylor Swift asks Tennessee senator to support Equality Act

Taylor Swift says she's kicking off Pride Month by asking Tennessee's Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to protect LGBTQ rights and support the Equality Act.

TN school apologizes for having students pretend to own slaves

Tennessee school district has issued an apology for a social studies assignment that asked students to pretend to be slave-owners and brainstorm expectations for their slaves.

I-40 closed, homes threatened by floods in the US South

Homes, highways, parks and bridges throughout the South have been flooded or rendered out of commission Saturday, as the toll of days of drenching rains swelled waterways and pooled over saturated lands amid the threat of severe storms.

Second earthquake in 4 days centered in eastern Tennessee

An earthquake centered in eastern Tennessee also was felt in three other states.

Airline adds flights to ‘top college football markets’

United Airlines says it's adding more flights and using bigger planes this fall to carry passengers to college football games across the South and elsewhere in the U.S.

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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.