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NC revenue surplus lowered slightly, still largest in years

Much of the surge in North Carolina income tax collections this spring can't be counted on to repeat in 2020 and 2021, state government economists said Tuesday. That could limit options on further spending or tax breaks in the upcoming two-year budget.

School board chair, lawmaker team up for multi-million dollar school expansion

Legislation in Raleigh could mean up to $8 million for the New Hanover County School System all funneling towards Sea-Tech's expansion.

Pitching a “bold future,” Cooper unveils 2-year budget offer

Cooper unveiled a two-year spending plan on Wednesday in which state government would spend 5.4 percent more next year compared to this year.

Cooper seeks $3.9B bond package, 9 percent teacher raises

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's two-year budget would seek to borrow twice as much as state House Republicans are proposing in their respective proposed construction bond referendums.

Senate to vote on funding bill, easing shutdown threat

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate will take up a short-term measure Wednesday to fund the federal government through Feb. 8, a move that eases the risk of a shutdown and comes only after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for border wall funds.

Council moves forward on budget, short-term rental rules, and Echo Farms

City leaders had a lengthy public hearing on the issue of short term rentals. They passed new rules that take away short term rentals in residential areas if a homeowner is not present.

Budget bill law as House completes veto override

North Carolina General Assembly Republicans have overridden Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the state budget for the second year in a row.

Republicans begin to override Gov. Cooper’s budget veto

Republicans have started overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of state budget adjustments for next year.

Cooper vetoes budget for second straight year; override likely

For the second year in a row Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed the state budget, though, for the second straight year, the move is unlikely to change the state spending plan.

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Llamas help disc golfers in Carolina Beach by serving as caddies

The Southeast Llama Rescue held a fundraiser Saturday in Carolina Beach to help abused, neglected or unwanted llamas. 

Volunteer brings neighborhood together to collect food for Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard

One man brought his Wilmington neighborhood together Saturday to collect bags of food for Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. 

Traffic to shift on Market Street

An N.C. Department of Transportation contractor is planning to shift traffic on a major Wilmington street.

Carla Wallenda, member of famed high-wire act, dies at 85

Wallenda was the daughter of Karl Wallenda and began appearing in the family's act at an early age. She began topping the family's seven-person pyramid at age 15.