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Market research firm to open Wilmington office, creating 40 new jobs

A market research firm plans to establish its technology hub in downtown Wilmington, bringing 40 new jobs to the area.

Inflation forces homebuilders to take it slow, raise prices

Even in the hottest U.S. housing market in more than a decade, new home construction has turned into a frustratingly uncertain and costly proposition for many homebuilders.

Film productions in NC on track to spend a record amount of money in 2021

Film projects in North Carolina are on track to invest a record amount of money in the state in 2021, Governor Roy Cooper announced earlier today during a press conference at EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington.

Wilmington adopts new Land Development Code

Wilmington City Council unanimously voted to adopt a new Land Development Code at their meeting on Tuesday night.

Cold storage facility coming to Pender Commerce Park

A commercial real estate developer plans to build a cold storage facility at Pender Commerce Park.

Burlington Stores to open in Wilmington

During a time many retailers are closing brick and mortar stores across America, one clothing chain is expanding and bringing a location to Wilmington.

NC legislature considers bonuses for unemployed who get jobs

North Carolina unemployment benefit recipients could get bonuses of $1,500 if they return to work soon under legislation unveiled by Republican lawmakers.

Audit: NC pandemic aid managers fell short keeping up on $3B

A new North Carolina state audit says Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration failed to thoroughly monitor how $3.1 billion in federal coronavirus relief funds were being used.

US economy accelerated at a robust 6.4% rate last quarter

The U.S. economy grew at a brisk 6.4% annual rate last quarter — a show of strength fueled by government aid and declining viral cases that could drive further gains as the nation rebounds with unusual speed from the pandemic recession.

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Texas drag race driver slams into spectators, killing 2 kids

A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.

Brunswick County paramedic dies in motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.

HAPPENING TODAY: Women’s health event in Wilmington offering breast cancer screenings

New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health are hosting a Women's Health and Wellness event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11

Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer moves toward expanding shots to children.