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Major winter storm moves from Midwest to East Coast to start week

Over 100 million Americans were under winter weather alerts Sunday from Minnesota to Maine as a major winter storm continues to track eastward.

Local Democrat and Republican react to DC chaos

Those on both sides of the political aisle in New Hanover County are reacting to the chaos that unfolded in Washington, DC on Wednesday.

Plan would allow county employees to carry guns in buildings

A North Carolina county manager has received the go-ahead to develop a plan which would allow workers to carry guns inside county buildings.

Locals bike from Wilmington to Washington State

Imagine getting bored enough to bike 3,576 miles.

Onslow County woman wins more than $357K prize

Sharon Lindsey of Jacksonville always said she would win big one day, and on September 25, her premonition came true with a $357,731 Fast Play win.

Thousands gather at March on Washington commemorations

Capping a week of protests and outrage over the police shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin, civil rights advocates on Friday denounced police and vigilante violence against Black Americans at a commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington.

Poll: Pandemic does little to alter US views on health care

A new poll suggests Americans have little interest in big changes to health care as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Esper orders remainder of active duty troops in Washington region back to home base

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has ordered that active duty troops who were moved to the Washington DC area should return to their home base of Fort Drum in New York, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Friday.

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.

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Prices are pumping! Why is it costing more for gas?

If you've been to the gas station over the last couple of weeks, you know it's costing more to fill up these days.

COVID-19 reported cases and percent positivity rate drop to 5% in New Hanover County

Over the past week, 396 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in New Hanover County – for a total of 16,581 cases since the start of the pandemic; and of that total, 15,103 people have recovered from the virus.

South Carolina lifts rule for mandatory masks in restaurants

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced that the mandatory mask order for restaurants has been lifted, and now face coverings are recommended, according to a press release from the governor's office.

New Hanover County elementary students looking forward to full-time in the classroom

Many children enjoyed the sunshine on Friday at Long Leaf Park before heading back to the classroom full time on Monday.