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FDA to take control over tobacco industry

Major changes were made Monday for the tobacco industry. President Obama signed new legislation giving the Food and Drug Administration sweeping powers over the industry. The bill gives the F.D.A. the authority to regulate the marketing, advertising and manufacturing of tobacco products.

Governor signs smoking ban into law

The country's largest tobacco-producing state is going smoke free.

SC cigarette tax to go up

South Carolina's cigarette tax could soon be going up. And it could have an impact on Brunswick County smokers who now drive across the border to buy their cigarettes.

Another Wilmington restaurant goes smoke-free

videoIt may not be required by law, but some local restaurants are choosing to go smoke free. Yesterday Salt Works II in Wilmington banned smoking after allowing it for 18 years.

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BALLOT MIX-UP: Brunswick County woman told she ‘already voted’

Imagine going to the polls to cast your ballot, only to be told you've already voted. That's exactly what happened to a Brunswick County woman on Wednesday.

Supreme Court leaves NC absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day.

Dogs say “I do” for a good cause in Sunset Beach

A pair of dogs in Sunset Beach tied a knot stronger than any leash on Wednesday night at Sunset Beach. 

Counties reach 50% turn out during early voting, expect to surpass 2016 numbers

There are still three full days left of early voting, but we're seeing turnout across the state far surpassing numbers in years past. Counties in the Cape Fear are already reaching the 50% mark of ballots cast.