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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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Lucky winner hits $37K lottery jackpot at Shallotte Moose Family Center

One person in Shallotte has 37,177 reasons to be excited today. 

Wilmington airport unveils art work that will be displayed at renovated terminal

The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) and The Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County have selected three public art commissions as part of ILM’s terminal expansion.

Wrightsville Beach first responders name new boat in honor of late lifeguard captain

Wrightsville Beach first responders recently received a boat donation and have decided to name it in honor of a lifeguard captain that died last month.

Tiger nearly tears off arm of volunteer at Carole Baskins’ Big Cat Rescue, organization says

A tiger nearly tore the arm off a volunteer at Big Cat Rescue, the animal facility announced Thursday.