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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Boil water advisory rescinded for River Bluffs community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.

NHCS installs reverse osmosis water coolers

New Hanover County Schools has installed bottle-less water coolers at schools currently serviced by the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. 

Voluntary water restrictions lifted for Monterey Heights system

With summer ending Monday, CFPUA is lifting a voluntary water conservation advisory for customers served by the Monterey Heights Water System.

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Brunswick County announces two pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Brunswick County is having two pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics Thursday and Friday at Town Creek in Winnabow and at Smithville Park in Southport.

More bills seek to increase attendance at NC school events

More North Carolina state legislators are trying to get more spectators at school sporting events or college graduations that are beyond what Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 latest executive order allows.

Davis, Olsen signing 1-day contracts to retire as Panthers

Linebacker Thomas Davis and tight end Greg Olsen are signing one-day contracts to retire as members of the Carolina Panthers.

Bladen deputies find body in creek near White Oak; believed to be missing man

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after receiving a tip about a body found in a creek off of Burney Road near White Oak on Wednesday afternoon.