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Goodbye gas: Volvo to make only electric vehicles by 2030

Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030. But if you want one, you’ll have to buy it online.

Oak Island’s first brewery looks to open this summer

Oak Island will soon be the home to a brewery. This will be a first for the island.

United will pay $49 million to settle air mail fraud case

United Airlines will pay more than $49 million to settle criminal and civil accusations of defrauding the post office in the handling of international mail.

Judge approves Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan for Belk chain

A judge has approved Chapter 11 bankruptcy plans for North Carolina-based department store chain Belk, creating a new infusion of capital and cutting its debt load.

Red-hot US housing market: January new home sales jump 4.3%

Demand for new homes in the U.S. surged 4.3% in January as the housing market remains one of the strongest segments of the economy.

Lowe’s 4Q results surge as people plow money into homes

Lowe’s Cos. extended its strong sales streak through the holiday season as customers kept investing in their homes during the pandemic.

Boeing: 777s with engine that blew apart should be grounded

Boeing has recommended that airlines ground all 777s with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this weekend, and most carriers that fly those planes said they would temporarily pull them from service.

Nestle selling North American bottled-water brands for $4.3B

Global food giant Nestle is selling its North American bottled-water brands for $4.3 billion to a pair of private-equity firms that hope to reinvigorate sales.

Western NC brewing company takes over Skytown Beer Co.

A western North Carolina brewing company is setting roots along the coast by purchasing Skytown Beer Company in Wilmington.

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: First responders save woman falling off Wrightsville Beach parking deck

A body camera video shows the moments first responders rescued a woman from falling more than 40 feet off a parking deck.

More federal coronavirus relief funds debated by NC House

North Carolina legislators are working on how to distribute more money from the federal government’s most recent coronavirus relief package.

Goodbye gas: Volvo to make only electric vehicles by 2030

Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030. But if you want one, you’ll have to buy it online.

Woman allege sexual misconduct against North Carolina GOP lawmaker

Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn is facing allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct by several women who say he put them in uncomfortable situations when he was a college student.