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Fair Bluff receives $4.8 million grant for small business center

A federal grant will help the Town of Fair Bluff support existing businesses and create new ones.

Burney’s Sweets and More opening first Wilmington location

A bakery famous for its sweet, fried croissants is coming to Wilmington.

Novant offers UNC School of Medicine in proposed NHRMC partnership

Novant Health is bringing more to the table in its offer to partner with or outright buy New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

More than 38 million have sought US jobless aid since virus hit

More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak.

NC moves toward Phase 2, bars and gyms remain closed

The State of NC will take another step toward reopening on  Friday, but several businesses will remain closed.

NC Senate Republicans unveil must-haves in downturn

North Carolina Senate Republicans have unveiled spending priorities for the next fiscal year they label as must-haves despite plummeting revenues due to the COVID-19 economic downturn.

JC Penney is closing 240 stores as part of its bankruptcy plan

JC Penney will permanently close nearly 30% of its 846 stores as part of a restructuring plan under bankruptcy protection.

Average US gas price up 5 cents over 3 weeks to $1.97

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline rose a nickel over the past three weeks, to $1.97 per gallon.

Nearly 3 million U.S. workers filed unemployment claims last week

Nearly 3 million U.S. workers filed for jobless benefits last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.

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