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UNCW is turning trash into environmentally responsible treasure

But UNCW is turning your trash into environmentally responsible treasure. The university has an onsite recycling compound meant to break down and recycle items county centers can't.

Unemployment drops to 6.9% and US adds a solid 638,000 jobs

The US job market showed a burst of strength in October, with employers adding 638,000 jobs and the unemployment rate tumbling to 6.9%.

US hiring likely slowed for a 4th month as virus resurges

Economists have forecast that employers added 580,000 jobs last month, down from 661,000 in September and 1.5 million in August.

Fiscal year in NC begins with 30 new laws, higher DMV fees

A number of fees levied by the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is going up.

Pandemic takes a bite, Chuck E Cheese files for bankruptcy

Chuck E Cheese, the restaurant chain that became a Mecca for children and a crucible for many of their parents, is filing for bankruptcy protection.

Coronavirus pummels commercial real estate, could end long boom

Many businesses devastated by the coronavirus pandemic are expected to abandon offices and storefronts.

Tyson Foods closing Columbia plant, leaving many unemployed

A South Carolina Tyson Prepared Foods plant will be closing it’s door in August, leaving more than 100 people unemployed.

Blue Ridge Parkway tourism will have key role in the road to economic recovery

A big part of the local economy's resurgence will ride on a driveable landmark -- the Blue Ridge Parkway.

BP to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide amid virus pandemic

Energy company BP says that its global workforce will be trimmed by 10,000 jobs amid the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Nazi flag under ‘Biden Harris’ sign replaced with American flag

A Nazi flag hung on a tree in North Carolina under a "Biden Harris" campaign sign has been torn down and replaced with an American flag.

Biden signs burst of virus orders, requires masks for travel

President Joe Biden laid out his to plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in office, warning Americans that the worst is still to come.

NHRMC fills up 1,200 more COVID-19 vaccine appointments

New Hanover Regional Medical Center opened more appointments for COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday.

Ex-North Carolina officer charged with selling testosterone

Court documents allege that a former North Carolina police officer has been charged with making and selling a steroid that promotes muscle growth.