Recovering addicts give back by helping community devastated by tornado

As cleanup continues after the devastating tornado in Brunswick County--- there has been a big effort to make sure the volunteers and residents are getting enough food.

J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.
  • Coronavirus

  US advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from J&J

The Food and Drug Administration is expected to quickly follow the recommendation and make J&J’s shot the third vaccine authorized for emergency use in the U.S.

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City of Myrtle Beach to extend mask requirement, emergency declaration through March

UPDATE: Man missing since September found in North Dakota

  Unsung heroes: The people helping in the Ocean Ridge Plantation Community

  New details on pending release of 3,500 people from NC prison system

Second mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic to be held at Bank of America Stadium

A second mass vaccination clinic will be held at Bank of America Stadium this weekend with plans to vaccinate 20,000 people.
  • National

  Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate

The overall relief bill would provide $1,400 payments to individuals, extend emergency unemployment benefits through August and increase tax credits for children and federal subsidies for health insurance.

  Chef Bud Taylor returns to food scene after hiatus following Hurricane Florence

  New: 911 calls released from night of deadly tornado in Brunswick Co

North Carolina leads the nation in vaccinating the older population

Gov. Cooper vetoes North Carolina school reopening bill

Carolina Beach was first stop in brother and sister’s multi-state bank robbery spree, federal prosecutors say

  Permanent installation honoring US Colored Troops coming to the Cameron Art Museum this fall

Highway Patrol commander retiring

PPD illuminates HQ to raise awareness about rare diseases

  • National

Mo. girl finds parents dead in bed reportedly from COVID-19

St. Louis County police say the 11-year-old made the discovery on Thursday.

SPORTS

  Friday Night Football: Week 1

  Local top seed high school basketball teams win comfortably

The high school state basketball playoffs didn't disappoint Tuesday, Feb. 23.

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Callihan Jr. named district court judge for Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus counties

  Wilmington Sharks propose $15K in improvements to Buck Hardee Field in lieu of fees owed to city

Replacement of railroad crossings to require road closures in Brunswick Co.

WPD: Woman wanted in connection to hit and run

  House fire shuts down section of River Road in Brunswick County

A section off River Road (N.C. 133) south of Leland has been shut down as emergency crews respond to reports of a structure fire.
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  House passes $1.9T pandemic relief bill, sends it to Senate

The bill passed early Saturday flushes cash to individuals, businesses and states battered by COVID-19.

  SILVER ALERT: Missing Brunswick County man last seen Thurs. morning

  Leland man dies in motorcycle crash on U.S. 74

NHCSO mourns passing of retired K-9 Ross

  N.C. Forest Service monitoring landfill fire in Pender County