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Do I need to take precautions at hotels if I’m vaccinated?

Most fully vaccinated people won’t need to take special precautions at hotels, but what you're comfortable with will depend on your situation.

Gas prices climb as crude oil briefly hits highest prices in 6 years

Crude oil prices briefly reached their highest levels in six years early Tuesday before retreating slightly, as surging post-pandemic oil demand and fizzled talks among producers casts new volatility over energy markets.

Health officials say best to avoid algae in SC lakes, rivers

The state Department of Health and Environmental Control says the blooms aren’t unusual and many aren’t directly harmful to humans or animals.

11 people in custody after hourslong armed standoff on I-95

Police initially said nine were taken into custody, but two additional suspects were located in their vehicles.

Dollywood brightens summer nights with new drone light show

Dollywood’s Summer Celebration is underway and lighting up the night with a new drone light show.

Rental car shortage causes high prices; here are ways you can save money

The summer travel season is in full swing and rental car prices are soaring with the demand so high, but there are some ways to try and save some money on your next rental.

1st cruise ship to depart U.S. in more than a year sets sail June 26

The first cruise to sail from a U.S. port in more than a year is set to depart June 26.

The Cape Fear region is expected to see an increase in travelers this summer

Travel and tourism is making a major comeback, after taking a major hit during the pandemic.

DMV expands hours at two Wilmington offices

The NC Division of Motor Vehicles, which last week resumed regular road testing for certain drivers after a year absence, is also going to bring back Saturday hours at select driver license offices, as well as expand weekday hours at more than two dozen locations.

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‘American Idol’ to hold virtual auditions for NC, SC on Friday

You must be a legal U.S. resident born on or between June 2, 1992 and September 15, 2006 to participate this season.

‘There are only so many beds’: COVID-19 surge hits hospitals

Florida hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are suspending elective surgeries and putting beds in conference rooms, an auditorium and a cafeteria.

Wilmington non-profits continue, adapt, and introduce services during the pandemic

Several Wilmington non-profits are altering services and adapting to challenges presented by the pandemic.

Novant Health sees a spike in local COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations

Novant Health- New Hanover Regional Medical Center, also saying it's seeing an increase in cases and hospitalizations