First Alert Forecast: significant but quick impacts from Isaias

Isaias will bring strong tropical storm and low-end hurricane impacts but, thankfully, it will be gone in a hurry...

‘We were a regular family’: Ga. teen loses both parents to COVID-19 days apart

The 17-year-old says he and his parents took all the proper precautions, but they all tested positive for COVID-19. He doesn't know how they contracted the virus.
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As school begins amid virus, parents see few good options

As the academic year begins in many places across the country this week, parents are having to choose whether to send their children for in-person classes or keep them home for remote learning because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Brunswick Co. opens two primary shelters

Belville, Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Southport declare states of emergency; Southport, Holden Beach put curfews in effect

Bladen County to consider resolution declaring racism a public health crisis

Carolina Beach recommends voluntary evacuation for visitors, will activate emergency operations center tonight

Cape Fear Community College closing at noon, will remain closed Tuesday

Cape Fear Community College is closing all campus locations for students, faculty, and staff starting at noon Monday, ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias.
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Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

Many schools are planning a hybrid approach, with students alternating between in-person classes and online instruction.

Bitty & Beau’s Coffee announces franchise opportunities coming soon

New Hanover County Schools schedule changes and closures for Isaias

‘Peaceful demonstration’ calling for the resignation of Brunswick Commissioner Mike Forte postponed due to Isaias

New Hanover County modifies hours of operation, plans to declare state of emergency ahead of Isaias

  First Alert Forecast: what to expect from Isaias and when

Bald Head Island sets curfew for Monday night

NHRMC issues Tropical Storm Isaias information for patients and visitors

  Gov. Cooper gives update on Tropical Storm Isaias preparations

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  Isaias nears hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Surf City, North Carolina.

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Derek Brunson earns victory at UFC Fight Night

Panthers choose to go with PK Slye; release veteran Gano

The Panthers have decided to keep Joey Slye as their kicker and release veteran Graham Gano, who missed all of last season with a knee injury.

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Surf City declares a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches

Kure Beach declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias, no evacuations ordered

  Wilmington Police officer deployed Taser on a driver who crashed into a church, then threw a gun into another vehicle

  Partnership Advisory Group’s Facebook live community forum scheduled for Tuesday canceled

Brunswick County encourages residents to consider shelters a ‘last resort'

Brunswick County has announced two emergency shelter locations ahead of Hurricane Isaias, although, at the time neither shelters have been opened.
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  Isaias strengthens slightly as it crawls up Florida coast

Heavy rain, flooding and high winds could batter much of the East Coast this week as the system is forecast to track up or just off the Atlantic seaboard.

‘Black Lives Do Matter’ and ‘End Racism Now,’ amended request for art installation goes back to City Council

  Teen girl taken to hospital after Saturday night shooting in Wilmington

New Hanover County to open modified Emergency Operations Center Monday

Oak Island declares state of emergency, issues voluntary evacuation for non-residents