Gov. Cooper accelerates dates for next groups to receive COVID-19 vaccine in N.C.

Those frontline workers were originally scheduled to be eligible on March 10, following teachers, school staff and daycare employees.

  National security officials to testify on Jan. 6 mistakes

The hearing comes as thousands of National Guard troops are still patrolling the fenced-in Capitol and as multiple committees across Congress are launching investigations into mistakes made on Jan. 6.
  • Coronavirus

  Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

The announcement comes as the White House looks to speed the production of the single-dose J&J vaccine and accelerate the nation’s plans to reach “herd immunity” in the U.S. and begin restoring normalcy after the pandemic.

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  South Carolina reporting fewer than 500 new COVID-19 cases, 13 more deaths

  Woman fights local hospital over a $1,000 charge for urinalysis testing

  N.C. frontline essential workers look forward to getting COVID-19 vaccine

  S.C. teachers ready to get vaccine in Phase 1B but want to hold off on reopening

Funeral arrangements announced for Joel Odom

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Joel Odom, the youngest person to run for Charlotte mayor who was found dead in his home at the age of 22 last week.
  • National

Friends who met at work, bonded over adoption find out they’re biological sisters

The newfound siblings intend to continue navigating the process of meeting their biological father and siblings in the Dominican Republic together.

  Mecklenburg Co., hospitals working together to give out Johnson & Johnson shots

‘We cannot wait’: Charlotte Hornets to allow fans into Spectrum Center at 15 percent capacity

  Family-owned drug store to start vaccinations in Taylorsville

  Central Piedmont Community College classes resume after systems ‘corrupted beyond restoration’ in ransomware attack

Man fatally shot after alleged fight at Monroe mall

Meck County to open COVID-19 vaccine appointments to Group 3 frontline essential workers

  Phase 1b of South Carolina’s rollout plan starts next week

  Charlotte man hopes he won’t lose hundreds on Garth Brooks tickets after another postponement

  • National

  FBI chief warns violent ‘domestic terrorism’ growing in US

Wray’s comments in his first public appearance before Congress since the deadly Capitol attack two months ago amounted to the FBI’s most vigorous defense against the suggestion that it had not adequately communicated to police agencies that there was a distinct possibility of violence.

SPORTS

Byron gives NASCAR another surprise winner at Homestead

William Byron gave NASCAR its third surprise winner in three weeks, this one not quite as stunning as the first two at Daytona International Speedway.

N.C. State holds off Pitt’s 2nd-half rally, 65-62

Clemson all-ACC cornerback Derion Kendrick no longer with Tigers

Gardner-Webb storms back with big second half to down No. 24 Elon

Kessler, Tar Heels rally from 16 down to upset No. 11 FSU

Freshman Walker Kessler scored a season-high 20 points to help North Carolina upset No. 11 Florida State 78-70 on Saturday.

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  N.C. Senate fails to override Gov. Cooper’s veto of school reopening bill

UNC Charlotte reduces operations Monday due to water outage

  North Carolina testing data shows majority of students failing end-of-course tests

  S.C.’s ‘Last Call’ order lifted, bar and restaurant owners breath sigh of relief

  Johnson & Johnson vaccine gives hope to North Carolinians still waiting for a shot

More than 80,000 doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine are heading to North Carolina.
  • National

  California crash kills 13 of 25 people crammed into SUV

A semitruck on Tuesday crashed into an SUV carrying 25 people on a Southern California highway, killing 13 people and leaving others injured, authorities said.

  Cherryville, N.C. man charged in connection with deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection

  2 charged after body found shot, left dead in woods in Chester County

  Families left in limbo by court’s backlog of child support cases

  Outside ethics review clears Charlotte council members, recommends improvements