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US home construction jumps 6.3% in June

Home construction in the U.S. rose a strong 6.3% in June, another big swing in what has been an up-and-down year so far.

Continued construction creating headaches for Water St. businesses

A joint construction project between the City of Wilmington and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has an entire section of Water Street closed to traffic, leaving some business owners frustrated.

Commissioners to consider revised agreement for Government Center

Instead of leasing the new Government Center once it's redeveloped, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners plans to instead finance the construction of the facility.

Sales surge at Lowe’s as the homebound take on more projects

Lowe’s sales surged in the third quarter as the home improvement retailer capitalized on people looking to spruce up their homes as they spend more time there during the pandemic.

US construction spending up again, rises 0.3% in September

U.S. construction spending rose 0.3% in September, the fourth straight monthly gain after a coronavirus-caused spring swoon.

Construction is finally complete for some stores at the Independence Mall

Independence Mall in Wilmington has been undergoing construction for more than a year. But there's finally light at the end of the tunnel for the long-awaited project. 

Construction worker at Trask Middle School tests positive for COVID-19

A construction contractor completing renovations at Emma B. Trask Middle School has tested positive for COVID-19.

Construction of Water St. continues in Downtown Wilmington

Construction of Water St. in Downtown Wilmington is ongoing.

US finally giving boot to official foot measurement

Change is afoot for the official measuring stick used to size up big places in America.

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Governor Cooper appoints new general counsel

Fletcher replaces William McKinney, who served as the Governor’s Legal Counsel from January 2017 until July 2021 and has returned to private practice.

‘Christmas in Harmony’ filming next week

Even though it's the dog days of August, a new movie production is making the Cape Fear think about the yuletide season.

‘American Idol’ to hold virtual auditions for NC, SC on Friday

You must be a legal U.S. resident born on or between June 2, 1992 and September 15, 2006 to participate this season.

‘There are only so many beds’: COVID-19 surge hits hospitals

Florida hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are suspending elective surgeries and putting beds in conference rooms, an auditorium and a cafeteria.