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Trump names NC Congressman Mark Meadows next White House chief of staff

North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows will replace Mick Mulvaney as President Donald Trump’s chief of staff.

US official: American casualties in Afghan military mission

The U.S. military says American and Afghan military personnel have been fired on while conducting an operation in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province.

Thousands gather for Women’s March rallies across the US

Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women’s March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration.

Bird drops catfish on North Carolina driver’s car, shattering windshield

It’s not unusual for eastern North Carolina drivers to hit a deer while driving, or a raccoon or even a crow or vulture munching on road kill; it’s not, however, common for a driver to hit a catfish while driving down the road.

White House: Trump having tests as part of medical checkup

President Donald Trump was at Walter Reed National Medical Center on Saturday for what the White House said were medical tests as part of his annual physical.

North Carolina police official to discuss opioids in Washington

A North Carolina deputy police chief is traveling to Washington, D.C., to discuss the opioid crisis with U.S. House lawmakers.

Pompeo says diplomats’ morale good in shutdown

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says American diplomats' morale remains "good" despite the government shutdown that's left many of them working without pay.

Violent road rage incident involving a car jack caught on camera

Police in Washington, D.C.,said Friday that 20-year-old Mariana Silver in connection with a road rage incident that was caught on video.

Was engineer in fatal Amtrak wreck distracted?

Federal investigators in the deadly Amtrak wreck want to know whether the engineer was distracted by a second person in his cab as his train hurtled into a curve at more than twice the speed limit.

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New Hanover County School Board votes unanimously to rename Laney High Stadium

The New Hanover County School Board voted unanimously to remove Dr. Rick Holliday's name from the E.A. Laney High School's football stadium.

NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy.