Emily Featherston

Emily Featherston

Investigative Producer


Recent Articles by Emily

  Uncollected: IRS fails to collect billions of dollars in tax debt each year, including from some of the wealthiest Americans

  Hospital official: Current trend ‘bodes well’ that post-holiday virus surge is waning, but precautions still critical

  NC attorney general clears sale of NHRMC — with conditions

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

  Brunswick County resident expresses frustration at vaccine rollout, encourages others to keep trying

  Health officials ask for patience as Novant, Brunswick work to ramp up vaccine effort

  Group holds drive-by protests against Congressman Rouzer over election vote

  NC Attorney General warns against potential vaccine-related scams

  NHRMC adjusting as virus hospitalizations surge

  New Hanover County reports ‘busy but successful day’ of vaccine Phase 1b as those 75+ line up for shots

  Phone lines inundated, appointments filled as Southeastern North Carolina health departments begin Phase 1B of vaccine effort

  WFD Assistant Chief retires after three decades

  New Hanover County liquor sales were up in 2020, but most imbibed at home

  New Hanover County sees hiccup in vaccine rollout as some non-1A workers get shots over weekend, communication issues blamed

  Vaccine rollout continues across Southeastern North Carolina

  Avoid falling victim to post-holiday crime

  WDI’s incoming President/CEO hopes to build on downtown’s live-work-play opportunities as new chapter begins

  NC nursing homes prepare for vaccination effort as state’s hospitalizations, death toll climb

  Cape Fear area health departments prepare for arrival of COVID-19 vaccine

  Vaccinations underway at NHRMC

  Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol goes virtual for 2020

  ’We’ve all been waiting for this time to come’: Cape Fear area hospitals prepare for roll out of COVID vaccine

  UNCW trustees approve resolution in support of chancellor, ‘repudiating’ vote of censure by Faculty Senate

  WMPO seeking public comment on short-term transportation plan

  Contaminated recycling a growing problem with holidays poised to add to the issue

  Judge rules on wrongful termination, libel suit brought by former Bald Head public safety officers

  UPDATE: New LED-based rotating beacon lit at Oak Island Lighthouse, Monday

  ’We’ve got to keep our guard up’: As virus cases surge statewide, local health officials urge precautions

  NHRMC, Wake Forest Baptist Health launch COVID symptom study

  Here’s how to avoid potential scams as holiday shopping moves increasingly online