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Local film business is booming

videoOne of the TV series considering calling Wilmington home is Lifetime's 'Army Wives.' The series may leave South Carolina, because filming perks are better here.

Progress Energy: Residents near nuclear plant not in danger

Progress Energy says people living near the Brunswick Nuclear Plant are not in danger after discovering a potentially toxic chemical near the plant.

Retail prices up for May

The government today reported that retail prices were up more than expected last month. But that might not be as bad as it sounds.

City taking new bids for convention center builder

It's been almost one month since Wilmington City Council members terminated a deal to build a river-front Marriott downtown. Over the last month they've been taking bids for a new builder.

North Carolina publisher hits Number One

North Carolina publisher Algonquin Books has hit the top of the New York Times best-seller list for the first time with a novel about a Depression-era elephant keeper.

Local real estate slowing down

videoAnyone who's paid any attention to local real estate knows that the market here is slowing down. Home sales in April of this year were down three percent compared with April 2006. The hardest hit county in the state was Brunswick County with a nearly 50 percent downturn in home sales.

Local bars hit by burglaries, attempted break-ins

Five local bars were the target of burglaries and attempted break-ins this week.

Workers search for summer jobs

Summer isn't just about vacation. Work goes on and for many, so does the search for a new job. What are your chances of landing a job during the summer?

String of burglaries at local bars

At least five bars were hit in New Hanover County early Monday morning. Sidebar on Front Street between Market and Dock was broken into around 5:15 AM.

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Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.

Large Biden/Harris campaign sign knocked over, ‘racist’ spray painted over it

A Brunswick County man says he's put up several Biden/Harris signs along the road, many ending up gone and a large one in Ocean Isle Beach has been vandalized.

PCSO: Two convenience stores cited for selling alcohol to teens

Two convenience stores have been cited for reportedly selling alcohol to teens.