Some of the biggest local awards include $15 million to a Brunswick Co. sewer project and $25 million to Rocky Point/Topsail Water & Sewer for a reverse osmosis water treatment plant and associated improvements.
A bill legalizing medical marijuana cleared a Senate committee Tuesday as lawmakers approved some changes they said were aimed at increasing access across the state if the measure is ultimately approved.
About $61.7 million will go towards addressing contaminants including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in North Carolina drinking water because of a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Under the bill, anyone who participates in a riot could be found guilty of a misdemeanor. A person could be charged with serious felonies if they cause damage in excess of $1,500, serious bodily injury, or death.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - New Hanover County’s Board of Education voted in favor of changing a policy to require students to play sports according to the gender on their birth certificate rather than the gender with which they identify.
With a 29-18 vote, the North Carolina Senate passed the “Parents’ Bill of Rights” that would require schools to tell parents about any time a student asks to use a different name or pronouns on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
On Wednesday's first day where lawmakers could file bills in the new General Assembly session, Senators Michael Lee (R-New Hanover) and Bill Rabon (R-Brunswick) filed Senate Bill 3, which would legalize medical marijuana in North Carolina.
Eric Terashima, the current chairman of the Brunswick County Democratic Party, says he plans to run for the same position with the state democratic party when members gather virtually for the 2023 Winter State Executive Committee Meeting on February 11.
Senators representing counties in southeastern North Carolina will hold leadership positions on several committees for the 2023-24 session of the NC General Assembly, which begins its work later this month.
New Hanover County’s Register of Deeds Tammy Piver is retiring, and that means a new Registrar will need to be appointed by county commissioners, but there’s a caveat: under state law, it’s up to the local political party of the departing Registrar to give a recommendation to the county board.
On this episode, we welcome the new (and returning) faces as New Hanover County commissioners and school board members are sworn in – and take a lot at some of the power dynamics that played out as they elected chairs and vice-chairs.