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UNCW holds information session on COVID-19 as case numbers climb

A virtual discussion on COVID-19 was held with UNCW faculty and staff on Thursday, featuring a professor from UNC School of Medicine.

Students’ lack of routine vaccines muddies start of school

The vaccinations that U.S. schoolchildren are required to get to hold terrible diseases like polio, measles, tetanus and whooping cough in check are way behind schedule this year, threatening further complications to a school year already marred by COVID-19.

Vaccinated visitors soon can take off masks at Disney World

It will soon be a lot easier to see smiles again at Walt Disney World in Florida. Starting Tuesday, face masks will be optional for theme park visitors who are vaccinated.

Gov. Cooper talks vaccine incentives, rental assistance

In a news conference Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Roy Cooper gave an update on COVID-19 and several related issues.

Facebook steps up vaccine misinfo efforts. Will it work?

Facebook says it’s going all in to block the spread of bogus vaccine claims.

Novant Health ‘disappointed’ in number of COVID vaccines in next shipment

Novant Health says it will receive just more than 5,000 doses of the state's latest vaccine shipment, calling the number "disappointing."

Gov. Cooper talks COVID-19 numbers, vaccine distribution

On Tuesday Gov. Roy Cooper stressed the power and importance of words, both in terms of the violence at the U.S. Capitol building last week and misinformation spread about COVID-19.

US panel: 1st vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

An influential scientific panel on Tuesday is set to tackle one of the most pressing questions in the U.S. coronavirus epidemic: When the first doses of COVID-19 vaccine become available, who should be at the front of the line for shots?

Trump official says vaccine expected starting in January

A Trump administration official leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic says the U.S. can expect delivery of a vaccine starting in January 2021, despite statements from the president that inoculations could begin this month.

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Deputies identify 19-year-old man killed in Chadbourn shooting

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a Chadbourn triple shooting.

NHCS: Threatening social media post prompted lockdown at three schools

Anderson Elementary, Murray Middle, and Ashley High schools were placed under a brief lockdown Friday morning.

New Hanover County reports record-high COVID-19 deaths in the past week

New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died from COVID-19 to 250.