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Hurricane Ian makes landfall into South Carolina, after ripping through Florida and leaving a trail of death and devastation. From NBC News: At least 12 people have died after Hurricane Ian tore across Florida with such ferocity that President Joe Biden said it could be the deadliest in the state’s history. Speaking after a briefing with Federal […]

In the first hour of the show, Chad Adams - filling in for Vince - talks about the differences between NC Governor Roy Cooper and SC Governor Henry McMaster and evaluates both of their time in office. 

"We definitely missed everybody last year."

The 21st-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels look to build on back-to-back wins when traveling to Atlanta on Saturday (WBT, 7:30 PM). While Georgia Tech has played UNC closer than any other ACC opponent, the Yellow Jackets have struggled to find major success over the past six seasons. However, don't count GT out after holding No. 9 Clemson to 14 points last week.

North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell talks with Bo Thompson about NC employment issues, local area government solvency, and information about the benefits of the state's ABLE program.

“This is not a decision that we or CDC have made lightly,” said Dr. Rochelle Walensky. The CDC's director also noted that due to a high number of cases nationwide the agency is considering more steps to help curb the rate of infection."

The travel site named North Carolina as their top state with the most hospitable hosts, according to internal data collected over the past year. The Tar Heel State was complemented for having a noticeable southern charm, including an Asheville property named Lucky W Cottage which received over 530 5-star reviews from visitors.

“We’ve just had our highest numbers of cases and hospitalizations in about two months,” Cooper told reporters on Wednesday “There are a number of things, particularly in getting people vaccinated, that we are able to do because we’re in a state of emergency.” New cases have increased from near all-time lows.

A problem spawned by global supply chain issues and a worker shortages that has forced business owners to explore alternatives to mass produced products. During a recent meeting of the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission (ABC), chairman Zander Guy Jr. addressed the liquor shortage in the state, according to the Charlotte Observer. 

The new-generation device was implanted into a 39-year-old man by a surgical team led by Dr. Jacob Schroder and Dr. Carmelo Milano on Wednesday. A process that seems pretty routine, but it was a difficult decision considering no procedure like this has been done before. Matthew Moore from Shallotte, North Carolina was referred to Duke with heart failure earlier this year, according to WNCN.