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North Carolina man sentenced in tobacco smuggling scheme

A North Carolina farmer has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison in connection with a smuggling operation that drove tobacco into Canada.

Smoking and vaping now limited in public places across New Hanover County

Beginning Monday, New Hanover County’s Smoking and Vaping Ordinance, prohibiting the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in public places, goes into effect throughout the county.

Explosives expert discusses live grenade sold in Brunswick County

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is continuing its search for grenades sold at a Shallotte business, announcing Thursday that one killed a teen in Virginia.

ATF working to locate grenade sold at antique mall in Ocean Isle Beach

The ATF seeks the public’s help in recovering a grenade that was purchased on June 13, 2020 at the Fancy Flea Antique Mall.

San Francisco bans smoking inside apartments; pot smoking OK

San Francisco has banned all tobacco smoking inside apartments, citing concerns about secondhand smoke. But lighting up a joint inside? That’s still allowed.

New Hanover County passes ordinance limiting vaping and smoking in public

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to implement an ordinance prohibiting the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in New Hanover County.

North Carolina prison official accused of bribery smuggling

A federal grand jury has indicted a North Carolina prison official on a bribery and smuggling scheme that funneled drugs and other contraband into Caledonia Correctional Institution.

New Hanover County to vote on revised rule prohibiting e-cigarettes

New Hanover County will soon consider adopting a revised rule to prohibit the use of tobacco, including e-cigarettes, within the county.

No more menthol cigarettes: New ban on tobacco, vape flavors

Massachusetts’ governor signed into law Wednesday a groundbreaking ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes.

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

It's the second year in a row it is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.