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Tillis talks reopening NC, slams Cunningham during stop in Brunswick County

Senator Thom Tillis stopped in Brunswick County at the Republican Headquarters in Bolivia Friday morning, trying to convince voters to send him back to Washington. 

What’s your vision for Brunswick County by 2040? Local leaders want to know

We all have heard it before: Brunswick County is growing. But what does that mean for the county as we look ahead at the next 20 years? That’s what the County hopes to find out.

Pandemic’s total cost to America: $16 trillion

The coronavirus pandemic will end up costing Americans $16 trillion, far more than anyone predicted when the virus first emerged in the U.S. back in March, according to a new study released on Monday.

Stocks rise as Trump tweets on stimulus keep market spinning

Stocks are recovering Wednesday after President Donald Trump appeared to backtrack on his decision to halt talks on another rescue effort for the economy.

More Americans sign contracts to buy homes in August

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting the hot U.S. housing market will continue well into fall.

Amazon to kick off holiday shopping with October Prime Day

Amazon is looking to kickstart holiday shopping early this year. The company said Monday that it will hold its annual Prime Day sales event over two days in October. That's because the pandemic forced it to be postponed from July.

Virus pandemic continues to hammer universities’ finances

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to cause economic hardship for some of North Carolina’s universities.

Pelosi: House to stay in session until COVID-19 rescue pact

Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will remain in session until lawmakers deliver another round of COVID-19 relief.

Amazon to hire 100,000 to keep up with online shopping surge

Amazon will hire another 100,000 people to keep up with a surge of online orders.

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Rocky Point man arrested for sexual child abuse

At the time of his arrest in Pender County, Andrews had in his possession hundreds of images of child pornography.

Ex-town employee indicted in $200K dumpster-related scam

The Winston-Salem Journal reports former Kernersville employee Thad Leslie Buck was indicted Monday on eight counts of obtaining property by false pretenses.

US citizen kidnapped in Niger rescued in military operation

The U.S. says no U.S military personnel were injured during the operation.

Orthodox priest shot at church in France; attacker at large

A police official says the priest was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit in the abdomen on Saturday.