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Gov. Cooper vetoes riot, critical race theory bills

Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday vetoed two bills — one geared toward stiffening punishments for people who riot and another restricting critical race theory being taught in public schools.

Gov. Cooper vetoes bill doing away with sheriff-obtained pistol permits

An override will be difficult for Republicans who control the General Assembly since they lack veto-proof majorities in the House and Senate.

House votes to pass budget; will conference with Senate before sending to Gov. Cooper

The budget plan includes one-time bonuses and pay raises for state workers as well as tax cuts for individuals and businesses.

NC Republicans finally agree on next year’s spending total

A disagreement between the two chambers over the spending limit has delayed budget work for weeks.

Appeals court: GOP lawmakers can’t join NC voter ID lawsuit

The arguments centered around whether lawyers from Attorney General Josh Stein’s office could adequately defend the 2018 law.

State leaders respond to possible private investment in Duke Energy

"There are natural concerns that come with putting our state’s energy future in the hands of a Wall Street hedge fund, and we would expect the North Carolina Utilities Commission to strictly scrutinize any such arrangement."

Gov. Roy Cooper talks COVID-19 response, future of healthcare in State of the State address

On Monday, Governor Roy Cooper delivered his State of the State address, covering a number of topics.

NC legislative leaders don’t expect delays to 2022 elections

The North Carolina General Assembly's top Republicans say 2022 election dates likely won’t be altered despite anticipated delays in receiving data for redistricting.

Summer school to counter COVID online learning OK’d by House

A North Carolina legislative chamber has approved legislation requiring school districts to offer in-person summer school that targets children at risk of academic failure due to poor virtual learning during the pandemic.

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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.