As more cases pop up around Southeastern North Carolina there’s an increased push for contact tracing. However, ballots must be postmarked on or before Nov. 3 in order to count. North Carolina, a state that's is crucial to Trump's reelection, was close as of Wednesday night, with the president leading 50.1% to 48.7%. A Moderna coronavirus vaccine trial volunteer from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shared his experience with "Fox & Friends" Friday, urging everyone to get it to save lives and return to normalcy before COVID-19 restrictions. After an initial roll-out to high-risk people and healthcare workers, Dr. Naggie believes the general public could have access to a COVID-19 vaccine by May or June. Bitty & Beau’s, the Wilmington-based coffee store company, will now be serving their custom blend of java in Charlotte, N.C. Surfside Beach police identified the man who is accused of pointing a gun at another customer during a mask dispute inside a Piggly Wiggly. There are plenty of ways you can extend the life of your furniture or give a new shape to your shirt. Report: 20 percent of COVID-19 patients develop mental health issues, Pittsboro task force recommends “deep discounts” so poor residents can afford clean drinking water, NC farmers field demand for smaller turkeys to accommodate a COVID holiday, Drive-thru testing sites pop up across NC, but supply shortages cause some of them to close. North Carolina reported 3,288 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. North Carolina Breaking News November 21, 2020 November 20, 2020 Business , Featured Stories , Lifestyle , NC Coast , Technology , Wilmington By Brad Viniarski How Untappd is Helping the Beer Industry Through the Pandemic Mutual Fund and ETF data provided by Refinitiv Lipper. It’s where health workers track down people who may have been exposed to the virus and let them know they may need tested as well. } For those in need, several organizations have stepped up to help make Thanksgiving truly memorable. The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to locate a teenager who has been missing for two weeks. Trial Management Associates (TMA), the same company that has been testing a vaccine for Moderna, was selected to test two new vaccines in production by other pharmaceutical companies. Unequal Treatment: Mental health parity in North Carolina, Storm stories – NC Health News works with teens from SE North Carolina to tell their hurricane experiences. Of those,1,501 are in the hospital. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! New Hanover County is one of seven North Carolina counties involved in the initial pilot program to build a digital simulation platform that will help community leaders make informed decisions about COVID-19 reopening. Phil Berger is among the most powerful politicians in NC. As of Monday, North Carolina reported 339,194 coronavirus cases and 5,039 deaths. Wilmington police are investigating after a woman arrived at New Hanover Regional Medical Center suffering from a gunshot wound Monday night. Support quality journalism that matters! 419 outbreaks are ongoing in group facilities across the state, including nursing homes and correctional and residential care facilities. As of Tuesday, 300 suspected COVID-19 patients were in intensive care units across the state. has been sounding the alarm on the increase in cases coming from rural counties. But this week still gave us surprises in the Big Ten, wild finishes and a fake spike for the win. For decades, Freeman Park has been a favorite spot for visitors to Carolina Beach and the Wilmington area, but the park hasn’t been welcomed by all. Thanksgiving dinner can be a drag when you use the same tired recipes for years, so we've put together a list of five ways to spice up your holiday menu ideas this year. COVID-19-related hospitalizations continue to climb in North Carolina with the state breaking the 1,600 mark for the first time ever on Monday. To date, 4,682,064 tests have been completed in North Carolina. The top of the AP Top 25 college football poll remains the same, but there's plenty of movement in the back half.