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Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC) speaks during a House committee in 2019. With many families in her district possibly facing eviction in a matter of days, Adams has been calling on state leaders in North Carolina to extend the housing moratorium a month or more. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
As Eviction Moratorium Ends, 206,000 NC Households Are Behind on Rent. How to Get Help Now.

In less than a week, many of these North Carolina families could be facing eviction proceedings.

US Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina at a  Congressional Black Caucus event in April 2021. Butterfield's office is touting a Biden administration expansion of the child tax credit that they hope will lift 137,000 North Carolina children out of poverty. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
Monthly $250 to $300 Checks from Child Tax Credit Start This Week. What Does That Mean for NC Families?

President Biden’s expansion of the child tax credit could help lift 137,000 North Carolina children out of poverty, officials hope.

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Boom: Here’s Where to Watch Fireworks in Eastern North Carolina this Fourth of July

Freedom is back in vogue in 2021 with the return of plenty of North Carolina communities hosting fireworks displays that COVID nixed the previous year.

A coronavirus-proof business, the drive-in theater, in Kings Mountain, NC.
COVID Saved the Drive-In Theater. Here Are Seven in North Carolina You Have to See.

From Eden to Kings Mountain to Tabor City, a guide to the North Carolina drive-in theaters enjoying a resurgence in these germaphobic times.

Several programs will assist North Carolinians who fell behind on bills because of the pandemic. (image via Getty Pjhoto)
The Pandemic Struggle Isn’t Over Yet. 5 Ways to Get Help in North Carolina With Rent and Other Bills.

Federal COVID-19 relief funds are helping people get food on tables and pay rent and utility bills.

NC Faith Leader Calls On Tillis, Burr to Back Equality Bill: ‘Love Thy Neighbor … Means Every Neighbor’

The head of the NC Council of Churches calls on the state’s two US senators to speak up for LGBTQ rights.

A new federal program would help many NC families with internet bills. (Image via Getty Photos)
This Federal Program Could Shave $50 Off Your Internet Bill

Struggling North Carolinians can apply to this temporary program to get help with their Internet bills or buying a tablet or computer.