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Board approves new CFPUA water and sewer system development charges

On Wednesday, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board voted to adopt CFPUA’s new water and sewer system development charges (SDCs) for the fiscal year beginning July 1.

Town of Leland, H2GO continue process of consolidating utility services

Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO and the Town of Leland are moving forward with a plan to consolidate their water and wastewater utilities.

Nestle selling North American bottled-water brands for $4.3B

Global food giant Nestle is selling its North American bottled-water brands for $4.3 billion to a pair of private-equity firms that hope to reinvigorate sales.

Water disruption scheduled Thursday for Wooten Road in Pender County

Beginning Thursday, contractors will begin waterline work along Wooten Road in Pender County.

Michigan plans to charge ex-Gov. Snyder in Flint water probe

The Associated Press has learned that former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director, and other ex-officials have been told they’re being charged after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal.

Boil water advisory rescinded for River Bluffs community

CFPUA has issued an emergency precautionary boil water advisory for all customers in the River Bluffs community in northern New Hanover County, effective immediately Sunday.

CFPUA postpones start of pilot program that restricts water flow to certain customers

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has postponed a new program that was set to begin in January. 

Moon may hold frozen water in more places than suspected

Scientists say the moon's shadowed, frigid nooks and crannies may hold frozen water in more places and in larger quantities than previously suspected.

Boy’s death led to detection of brain-eating amoeba in water

An investigation into a 6-year-old boy's death led to the detection of a brain-eating amoeba in a Houston-area city's water supply, health officials confirmed this weekend.

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To wear, or not to wear? Businesses decide whether to continue requiring masks

After Governor Cooper took away the mask mandate, maximum capacity and social distancing requirements Friday, small businesses were given a choice. After taking the weekend to decide, many are thrilled to have a say.

Making up for lost time: Siblings find one another through DNA website after decades apart

Four siblings in the Cape Fear are making up for lost time after finding one another in late 2020.

North Carolina police officer injured during hit-and-run

Authorities say a North Carolina police officer was injured when his cruiser was hit by a man who was driving while impaired and fled the scene of the accident.

Prosecutor to discuss probe into fatal shooting of NC man

A North Carolina prosecutor says he is ready to discuss the results of a state investigation into the fatal shooting of a man by sheriff’s deputies.