Kindergartners stand in solidarity, inspired by swearing-in of Vice President Kamala Harris

South Bend kindergarten teacher captures moment four little girls voluntarily stand hand-in-hand in solidarity during swearing-in of Vice President Kamal Harris.
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  On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, coronavirus

Biden on Wednesday planned to halt construction on Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall, end the ban on travel from some Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and the World Health Organization and revoke the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, aides said.

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  Local transit agencies granted funding to help provide transportation to get COVID-19 vaccinations

N.C. reports 7K+ new single-day COVID-19 cases

Columbus County Sheriff’s Office credits community tips for dozen drug arrests

  NC attorney general clears sale of NHRMC — with conditions

  Wilmington police investigating after stabbing victim shows up at hospital

Wilmington police are investigating after a man suffering from a stab wound showed up at the hospital early Thursday morning.
  • National

  Biden signs burst of virus orders, requires masks for travel

The 10 executive orders signed by Biden are aimed at jump starting his national COVID-19 strategy to increase vaccinations and testing.

  Get Fit with 6: Small changes that go beyond exercise

  Family takes [litter] matters into their own hands

  Lennon Lacy FBI File: How authorities determined suicide, not lynching

  Office of Diversity & Equity looks to reach, educate marginalized communities on COVID vaccine

  Vice President Kamala Harris’s swearing in inspires local girls

  Leland Police heads down path of self-improvement after recent reform initiative

  Grandparent Support Network expands into Pender County

  NHRMC opens new location for vaccine distribution inside movie theater at The Pointe

  • Coronavirus

Holding hands, couple married 70 years dies from COVID-19 minutes apart

Three of the couple's children wanted to share their story to encourage others to take COVID-19 seriously and give the virus respect.

SPORTS

  Get Fit with 6: Small changes that go beyond exercise

  Get Fit With 6: Four top fitness trends for 2021

Towson holds off late Seahawk rally

UNCW men fall short at Towson

Towson jumped on the back of All-CAA First-Teamer Zane Martin and used its decided size advantage to hand UNCW a 72-69 setback in the Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball opener for the Seahawks early Monday at SECU Arena.

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  North Carolina prisons receive first vaccine allocation

  WPD: Shooting that killed 20-year-old in December was accidental

MISSING: Wilmington police search for 20-year-old woman last seen over a year ago

Brunswick County Schools purchases ionized air purification systems

Columbus County deputies step up efforts to fight illegal dumping

The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office is stepping up efforts to combat illegal dumping on roadways and private property throughout the county.
  • National

  Biden takes the helm, appeals for unity to take on crises

Biden’s inauguration came at a time of national tumult and uncertainty, a ceremony of resilience as the hallowed American democratic rite unfurled at a U.S. Capitol battered by an insurrectionist siege just two weeks ago.

  “It’s just a vicious cycle”: College grads struggle amid pandemic

  Get Fit With 6: Four top fitness trends for 2021

  Missing 15-year-old from Wilmington found safe in Rowan County

  Wilmington police: Stabbing victim knocks on door, asks homeowner to call 911