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Senate candidate visits Wilmingtonian small businesses

U.S. Senate candidate, Cheri Beasley visited Wilmington Friday afternoon to meet small business owners across the Cape Fear.

Bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps

While the bill would make it easier for several kinds of structures to withstand severe weather events, it does not meet President Biden's pledge to reduce US dependence on fossil fuels.

Ex-Justice Cheri Beasley joins North Carolina Senate race

The first Black woman to serve as chief justice on North Carolina's highest court has announced her entry into the state's U.S. Senate race.

House approves bill that would admit Washington, D.C., as 51st state

The House voted Thursday on a bill that would admit Washington, D.C., as the 51st state, although the measure is likely to fail in the evenly divided Senate.

North Carolina lieutenant governor won’t run for Senate in 2022

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson says he won't seek the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in 2022.

Former North Carolina Gov. McCrory enters US Senate race

Former Republican Gov. Pat McCrory says he’ll run for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina in hopes of succeeding the retiring Sen. Richard Burr.

Senate votes to acquit Donald Trump in impeachment trial

Seven Republicans, including North Carolina Senator Richard Burr, voted to convict Trump, along with all Democrats and the two independents in the Senate.

Senate confirms Biden 1st Cabinet pick as Democrats control

The Senate is now split 50-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris as a potential tie-breaking vote.

Warnock makes history with Senate win as Dems near majority

Democrat Raphael Warnock defeated Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler. The focus now shifts to the second race between Republican David Perdue and Democrat Jon Ossoff.

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U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament to reel in fishermen for 43rd year

One of the largest king mackerel tournaments on the East Coast is returning to Southport in a few weeks.

New Hanover County Fire Rescue dedicates new engine

New Hanover County Fire Rescue dedicated its newest fire truck, Engine 19, this week in a virtual ceremony.

World War I living history event at N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport

The N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport to host a living history weekend Sept. 18-19 featuring reenactors, authors and documentarians highlighting the World War I era.

Leland woman says metal object fell from bridge, hit her car, NCDOT responds

A Leland woman says she had a "final destination moment" when driving under the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation is responding.