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Biden defends withdrawal from Afghanistan: ‘I was not extending a forever exit’

President Joe Biden spoke to the nation Tuesday on the end of the war in Afghanistan, defending the chaotic withdrawal from Kabul

NC lawmakers react to Afghanistan situation

Former President Donald Trump said, "It's not that we left Afghanistan. It's the grossly incompetent way we left!"

Both NC senators vote for $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

The Senate passed President Joe Biden's $1.2 trillion infrastructure proposal on a 69-30 tally, with 19 Republicans joining all Democrats and independents in supporting the measure.

Sen. Tillis co-introduces bill to audit CDC mask guidance decision making

Tillis' office says the CDC made the recommendation without providing a clear, verifiable justification for why the science on the Delta variant in July 2021 is supposedly different from the data in May 2021.

CDC backtracks on masks guidance for vaccinated people, schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday reversed its mask guidance to specifically target areas of the country with the highest levels of the coronavirus

Law signed creating one federal district court for Fort Bragg

Depending on where on Fort Bragg an infraction occurred, an individual would have previously been required to appear in court 20 minutes away or up to 2 hours away. 

Gov. Cooper resists calls from GOP Senators to end ‘excessive federal benefits’

People who qualify are currently receiving an additional $300 per week in addition to the amount they receive in state unemployment benefits. When added together, the maximum amount is $650.

NC Sen. Tillis says he feels great after cancer surgery

North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis says he feels great following prostate cancer surgery earlier this month.

Sen. Thom Tillis to undergo surgery for prostate cancer

North Carolina Senator (R) Thom Tillis says he has prostate cancer.

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Clean Eatz hosts its annual national convention in Wrightsville Beach

Today, one Wilmington based business, that has grown to have franchises across the country, wrapped up its annual convention in Wrightsville Beach.

Local church in Wilmington helps feed the homeless population through its lunch bag program

One local church in Wilmington is continuing to serve the homeless population through its lunch bag program, after seeing an increased need during the pandemic

NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington.