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Kids Fishing Tournament Set For April 29th

We’ve got some reel big news, and even bigger prizes for this year’s Kids Fishing Tournament at Charles D. Owen Park on Saturday, April 29.

Governor Cooper Signs Medicaid Expansion into Law

Governor Roy Cooper has signed House Bill 76, Access to Healthcare Options, into law. The legislation will expand Medicaid, which is expected to provide health coverage to over 600,000 people.

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Hatchery Supported Trout Waters to Open April 1st

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open approximately 1,000 miles of Hatchery Supported Trout Waters at 7 am on April 1. The season will run through Feb. 29, 2024.